PSCILS Forum Conference


PSCILS Forum Conference

(December 3rd, 2021)

Zoom link:


(Time in Sweden, +1 hour for Eastern Europe (Ukraine, Moldova, etc.), +3 hours for the Caucasus (Azerbaijan, Georgia, etc.)


Welcome to the Conference:

Karina Vamling (Professor, RUCARR co-director, Malmö university) – 13:00-13:10

Kamal Makili-Aliyev (Project coordinator, Malmö university) – 13:10-13:15


Conference presentations:

  1. Rana Gadirova (Professor, Baku State University), Rauf Garagozov (Associate Professor, ADA University), Sofie Bedford (Affiliated Researcher, Uppsala University) – Towards a narrative framework for promoting peaceful coexistence in post-war settings: Karabakh – 13:15 -13:30

Q&A session – 13:30-13:50

  1. Kamal Makili-Aliyev (Associate Professor, Malmö University), Claudia Palazzo (Director of Centro Studi Italo-Georgiani) – Continuous weaponization of water: challenging the “water taboo” 13:50-14:05

Q&A session – 14:05-14:25

  1. Liliana Tymchenko (Associate Professor, European Humanities University), Ion Dulschi (Associate Professor, Academy of Public Administration), Tymur Korotkyi (Professor, National Aviation University of Ukraine) – Separatist entities in the post-Soviet space: without a chance for recognition – 14:25-14:40

Q&A session – 14:40-15:00


Virtual coffee break – 15:00-15:15


  1. Teimuraz Papaskiri (Professor, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University), Olga Poiedynok (Associate Professor, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv), Kakhaber Kalichava (Lecturer, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University) – Russian Passportization Policy in Georgia and Ukraine: Population of the Occupied Territories Facing Nationality Issues – 15:15-15:30

Q&A session – 15:30-15:50

  1. Tymur Korotkyi (Professor, National Aviation University of Ukraine), Malkhaz Toria (Associate Professor, Ilia State University), Kamal Makili-Aliyev (Associate Professor, Malmö University) – Right of peoples to self-determination: from decolonization to justification of separatism and irredentism – 15:50-16:05

Q&A session – 16:05-16:25

  1. Farhad Aliyev (Professor, ADA University), Mykola Polovyi (Professor, Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University), Amiran Khevtsuriani (Professor, Georgian Technical University) – Conflicts on the territory of Ukraine and the countries of the South Caucasus in the context of the positional confrontation between the Russian Federation and the European Union for influence in the region – 16:25-16:40

Q&A session – 16:40-17:00


Virtual coffee break – 17:00-17:15


Official Launch of the PSCILS Forum:

Kamal Makili-Aliyev (Forum’s coordinator, Malmö university) – 17:15-17:30

Presentation of the webpage, Facebook-page and plans for the future.


Concluding remarks:

RUCARR co-director(s), Project coordinator – 17:30-17:40




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