Armenian-Azerbaijani Normalization and the Gap Between Theory and Practice of Peace

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The prospects of Armenian-Azerbaijani renewed confrontation and normalization have both been evolving rapidly since the 2020 renewed outbreak of war over Nagorno-Karabakh. While the topic is addressed mainly in media and public analytical discourse, the current developments and their projections lack thorough academic scrutiny directed toward a conceptually holistic, calibrated, and constructive approach. This webinar will consider the most recent political and diplomatic developments between Armenia and Azerbaijan, emphasizing how their historically rooted conflict has transformed over the last three years and what is rational to expect from the sides in the foreseeable future. A particular emphasis will be placed on the role of international institutions, geopolitical powers, and the local interpretations and semantics of peace plans and their feasibility. 

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