July 13, 2011

To Cut the Knot. A Gordian Solution to the Turkish-Armenian Question

On July 8, 2011 CRRC-Armenia organized a public lecture on "To Cut the Knot. A Gordian Solution to the Turkish-Armenian Question", delivered by Dr. Robert Nalbandov from Angelo State University.


During the lecture Dr. Nalbandov presented his paper "To Cut the Knot. A Gordian Solution to the Turkish-Armenian Question". The paper is yet under development and is on the debate on the recognition and naming of the massacres of the Armenian population of the Ottoman Empire in 1915 as genocide. It presents a novel and radical approach to the solution of this century-long political problem by transferring insecurity and fear of Pressure Dilemma to an external security guarantor, the European Union, with its highly normative human rights framework.

Dr. Nalbandov is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Security Studies, Angelo State University, has taught international relations for almost 10 years at various universities. Dr. Nalbandov has BA in English Linguistics from Tbilisi State University; MPA from the Georgian-American Institute of Public Administration; MA in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; and PhD in Political Science from the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary. He has extensively published on the topics of civil wars, international relations theories, human rights and foreign policy.

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