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  • Baku

    Conference, symposium - Modern

    Identities on the move: the Caucasus between the local, the regional and the global

    With a focus on Azerbaijan

    Most of the time, the countries of the South Caucasus are being scrutinized from Moscow, Istanbul, and Tehran, the capital cities of the former empires that ruled the region for centuries and struggled for control over these territories. And indeed, be it the Russian, and then the Soviet empires, or the Persian and Ottoman empires, the Caucasus has been, and still is, very much affected by the influence of regional powers in a wide range of areas. As far as identity issues in the Caucasus are concerned, they tend to be studied mainly through post-Soviet lenses due to the influence of the Soviet nationalities policy. Although this inheritance still appears relevant today, the conference aims to put the emphasis on the complex set of processes that shape identities in a broad meaning. 

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  • Paris | Saint-Denis

    Conference, symposium - Urban studies

    Public thinking in the metropolises of the Maghreb and the Middle-East

    Real estate competition and access to housing

    Programme de recherche de l’Institut français du Proche-Orient (Ifpo Damas, Beyrouth, Amman), cofinancé par l’Agence universitaire de la francophonie (AUF, programme MeRSI), l’Institut de recherche sur le Maghreb contemporain (IRMC, Tunis), le Centre d’études et de documentation économiques juridiques et sociales (Cedej, Le Caire), l’Institut français recherche en Iran (IFRI, Téhéran), l’Institut français d’études anatoliennes (IFEA, Istanbul), en collaboration avec l’École nationale supérieure d’architecture de Paris-La Villette, l’Université de Damas, l’Université Galatasaray (Istanbul) et le Development Planning Unit (DPU) de l’University College of London (UCL, Londres). Colloque soutenu par l’Université Paris 8 Vincennes Saint-Denis, le Pôle ville et Centre SUD.

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