On 23 February 2016, Mr Maciej FALKOWSKI, Senior Fellow at the Department for Turkey, Caucasus and Central Asia, Centre for Eastern Studies (Ośrodek Studiów Wschodnich) in Warsaw, gave a guest lecture at the Natolin campus of the College of Europe entitled "Armenia and the South Caucasus region". The lecture focused upon the internal and international situation of Armenia together with insights into the history and complexity of the South Caucasus region.
The lecture was given in the framework of the preparation for the second semester study trip to Georgia and Armenia, which took place from 5 March until 12 March 2016.
About the speaker:
Mr Maciej FALKOWSKI has been working at the Centre for Eastern Studies since 2002, first as a member of the Department for Russia, then within the Department for Caucasus and Central Asia. He was responsible for the political, social and economic analysis of the Northern and Southern Caucasus, as well as Central Asia. His area of research focuses also on Islam within the post-Soviet space. Mr FALKOWSKI was Secretary for Political Affairs at the Polish Embassy in Armenia from 2010 before returning to the Centre for Eastern Studies.