Conferences & Events

Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Repercussions for Moldova and the South Caucasus

June 16, 2014

The Jamestown Foundation invites you to attend a conference exploring the profound effect the Russia-Ukraine conflict has had on Moldova and the South Caucasus. Our panelists will examine current security threats to this region...

Category: Event

Ukraine’s Crisis, Russia’s Policy, Western Responses

April 21, 2014

On Monday, April 21, at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC, The Jamestown Foundation held a half-day event on the turbulent situation in Ukraine. The event, titled “Ukraine’s Crisis, Russia’s Policy,...

Category: Event, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Flashpoint: Crimea

April 1, 2014

In the aftermath of the withdrawal of Ukrainian military forces, the security situation in Crimea is still unstable.  Nearly 300,000 Crimean Tatars reside on the strategic Black Sea peninsula, and the security situation...

Category: Event, Europe, Ukraine

Fourth Annual China Defense and Security Conference (UPDATED!)

February 21, 2014

A DVD recording of the conference is now available at the Jamestown store! Click here to order your copy.

On March 25, The Jamestown Foundation will hold its Fourth Annual China Defense and Security Conference in Washington,...

Category: Event, Featured, Home Page

Russia & the North Caucasus After the Sochi Olympics

February 14, 2014

On February 14, 2014, The Jamestown Foundation will hold a conference on Russia and the North Caucasus After the Sochi Olympics in the Root Room at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The conference will feature...

Category: Event

Seventh Annual Terrorism Conference

November 12, 2013

On December 12, 2013, The Jamestown Foundation will hold its Seventh Annual Terrorism Conference in the Root Room at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The conference will feature keynote speaker General James N....

Category: Event, Featured, Home Page

Between al-Qaeda and the PKK: The Future of the Kurds in Syria

November 8, 2013

The Jamestown Foundation cordially invites you to attend a discussion featuring Jamestown analyst Wladimir van Wilgenburg, a longtime observer of Kurdish affairs in the Middle East. Mr. Van Wilgenberg is a frequent writer on the...

Category: Event, Featured, Home Page

Engaging Belarus: A Fresh Perspective

October 28, 2013

The Jamestown Foundation cordially invites you to attend a roundtable luncheon discussion on political, security and economic issues affecting Belarus. Following several years of frozen relations between Minsk and the West, the...

Category: Event, Europe, Belarus

U.S. Relations with Central Asia after 2014 and the New Silk Road: Regional Integration, Trade and Economic Prospects

October 25, 2013

The Jamestown Foundation cordially invites you to attend a conference highlighting the challenges to Central Asia, U.S. strategic interests in the region, the prospects of the New Silk Road, the role of international actors and...

Category: Central Asia, Event

Azerbaijan and the Southern Gas Corridor to Europe: Implications for U.S. and European Energy Security

September 13, 2013

Friday, September 13, 2013

9:00 A.M.–12:30 P.M.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Root Room

1779 Massachusetts Ave. N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20036

 

 

 

*To watch full video of this event, please click here.

 

**To...

Category: Event

Religious Liberties and Radicalism in Kazakhstan

May 7, 2013

 

 Featuring

Kairat Lama SharifChairman of the Religious Affairs Agency in Kazakhstan

The Jamestown Foundation invites you to a roundtable discussion with Kairat Lama Sharif, Chairman of the Religious Affairs Agency in...

Category: Event

Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey: Foundations and Challenges of an Emergent Strategic Alliance

April 30, 2013

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

9:30 AM–12:15 PM

 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Root Conference Room

1779 Massachusetts Ave. N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20036

 

*View full streaming video of the event by clicking...

Category: The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Georgia, Turkey, Event

Militant Movements in North Africa After the Arab Spring

April 25, 2013

 

 

Militant Movements in North Africa

After the Arab Spring

 

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Thursday, April 25, 2013 

9:00 AM to 3:45 PM 

 

 

Location 

The University Club of Washington, D.C.

1135 Sixteenth...

Category: Event

The War for Northern Mali: Military Intervention and the Salafi-Jihadist State

April 10, 2013

When what began as the latest in a string of Tuareg uprisings in northern Mali was usurped by radical Islamist movements last year, the international community witnessed what it had feared for many years – the creation of a...

Category: Event

The United Nations and the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: Back to the Basics

April 5, 2013

This April marks the 20th anniversary of the first UN Security Council resolution on the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict—UNSC Resolution 822. This resolution called for a cessation of hostilities and the withdrawal of occupying...

Category: Event

Georgia: Political Power Transfer and Its International Implications

March 1, 2013

Is Georgia experiencing a rotation of government, or regime change? Have the recent elections advanced or retarded institution-building and Western influence in Georgia? What lessons can be drawn for U.S. policy? To consider...

Category: Event, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Georgia

2013 China Defense and Security Conference

February 28, 2013

Third Annual China Defense and Security Conference - February 28, 2013

8:15 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Location:

Root Room, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

1779 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20036

 

This...

Category: Event, Home Page, Featured

Azerbaijan and Its Partners: Regional, European, Transatlantic

December 17, 2012

Monday, December 17, 20129:30 A.M.–1:00 P.M.The University Club of Washington, D.C.1135 Sixteenth Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036

 

 

 *To view the full recorded video of the event, please click...

Category: Event, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Europe, Turkey

Sixth Annual Terrorism Conference: “Implications of the Arab Spring for Insurgencies, the Jihadist Movement and al-Qaeda” (copy 1)

December 12, 2012

 

 

Wednesday, December 12, 20128:30 A.M.–4:15 P.M.

Root Conference Room

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, D.C. 20036-2109

 

*To order a DVD of the full conference, please...

Category: Event, Featured, Home Page

Interfaith Respect and Dialogue in Azerbaijan

December 5, 2012

 

Featuring:Ambassador Elshad Iskandarov Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan for Religious AssociationsComments by: Vladimir SocorSenior Fellow, The Jamestown FoundationModerator: Margarita Assenova...

Category: Event, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan

Islam in Central Asia

November 20, 2012

Roundtable Discussion

Islam in Central Asia

Featuring:The Supreme Mufti of KazakhstanAbdsattar Hadji Derbissali Chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of KazakhstanWith Remarks By: Jacob ZennAnalyst, The...

Category: Event, Central Asia, Kazakhstan

Understanding China's Role in Central Asia and Afghanistan

September 18, 2012

Pan Guang

Vice Chairman of Shanghai Center for

International Studies at Shanghai Academy

 

Richard Weitz

Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute

Discussant 

 

Tuesday

September 18, 2012

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Light...

Category: Event, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Energy, Central Asia, China and the Asia-Pacific

Threats to Nigeria's Security: Boko Haram and Beyond

June 19, 2012

Location:

Root Room, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 

1779 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20036

 

 

*Watch full video of the conference by clicking here....

Category: Event, Global Terrorism Analysis, Africa

America, Europe and the South Caucasus: Building Up the Partnerships in a Changing World

May 2, 2012

A panel discussion featuring Ambassador Matthew Bryza, Director of the International Centre for Defence Studies, and Vladimir Socor, Senior Fellow, The Jamestown Foundation

 

Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012Time: 10:00 A.M. – 12:00...

Category: Event

2012 China Defense and Security Conference

January 5, 2012

Watch the Live Webcast of the conference below:

www.jamestown.org/index.php

Purchase a LIVE webcast ticket by 10:00pm on February 15, 2012 to view the conference on 12/16.

 

Location:

Root Room, Carnegie...

Category: Event, Home Page, Featured

The Fifth Annual Terrorism Conference: "Al-Qaeda After Bin Laden"

December 8, 2011

Thursday, December 8, 2011 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

National Press Club

Grand Ballroom

529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor

Washington, D.C.

 

*Amb. Daniel Benjamin's prepared remarks given at the event can be found by clicking...

Category: Event

Central Asia, Afghanistan and the New Silk Road: Political, Economic and Security Challenges

November 14, 2011

 

Featuring Ambassador Robert O. Blake

 Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs

Monday, November 14, 2011

9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. 

The University Club of Washington, D.C.

1135 Sixteenth Street, N.W....

Category: Event

Yemen After the Arab Spring: From Revolution to Disintegration?

October 13, 2011

 

Yemen After the Arab Spring:

From Revolution to Disintegration?

 

*Click here to view the Conference Keynote Address by Ali Soufan*

 

**Purchase a DVD copy of the entire conference here**

 

Thursday, October 13, 2011...

Category: Event

The Future of Kazakhstan after the Presidential Election

May 6, 2011

The Future of Kazakhstan after the Presidential Election

Thursday, May 12, 201110:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Choate RoomCarnegie Endowment for International Peace1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20036-2109

 

*To View...

Category: Event

The New Geopolitics of the North Caucasus: Old Players and New?

May 6, 2011

The New Geopolitics of the North Caucasus:Old Players and New?

WednesdayMay 11, 2011

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM(A light luncheon will be served at 11:45)

 

The Jamestown Foundation1111 16th Street NW7th FloorWashington DC,...

Category: Event, The Caucasus, North Caucasus

Russia’s Military Transformation: Implications for NATO

April 18, 2011

Featuring Roger N. McDermott and commentator Dr. Jacob W. Kipp

Category: Event

The Impact of Arab Uprisings on Regional Stability in the Middle East and North Africa

March 18, 2011

Wednesday April 20, 2011Root Conference RoomCarnegie Endowment for International Peace1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20036-2109

 

*To Watch C-SPAN's Video Coverage, Please Click Here!*

 

Registration:8:30 AM to...

Category: Event

China Defense & Security 2011

December 23, 2010

China Defense & Security 2011

 

Featuring Keynote Address by

The Honorable Kurt M. Campbell

Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Category: Event, Home Page

The Jamestown Foundation’s 4th Annual Terrorism Conference

December 9, 2010

Featuring Keynote Speaker Mr. Amrullah Saleh and concluding remarks by General Michael V. Hayden, former Director of the CIA and Principal at the Chertoff Group

 

Thursday, December 9, 2010

9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

National...

Category: Event, Home Page, Featured

Mongolia's Changing Role in Eurasian Affairs

November 10, 2010

The Jamestown Foundation

7th Floor Conference Room

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Category: Event, Home Page

US-Azerbaijan Relations: State of the ‘Strategic Partnership’ Featuring Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski and Amb. Richard Morningstar

November 9, 2010

Presented by The Jamestown Foundation and The Central Asia-Caucasus Institute

Category: Event, Home Page, Featured

Special Event- The Crimea: Europe's Next Flashpoint?

November 5, 2010

 On Friday, November 5, 2010

The Jamestown Foundation will be releasing the new occasional paper,

"The Crimea: Europe's Next Flashpoint?"

By Taras Kuzio

12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.*A light lunch will be...

Category: Event, Home Page

Sochi in 2014: Can an Olympics Take Place at the Site of the Expulsion of the Circassians 150 Years Earlier?

June 18, 2010

Friday, June 18, 2010

10:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.The Jamestown Foundation

Seventh Floor

1111 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C.

*A light luncheon will be served after the event.* To RSVP, please email...

Category: Event

Yemen on the Brink: Implications for U.S. Security Interests in the Horn of Africa

April 15, 2010

 

**PDF of Keynote Speaker Daniel Benjamin's speech included below**

 

Thursday, April 15, 2010

9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Root Conference Room

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace  

1779 Massachusetts Avenue,...

Category: Event

The Iraqi Elections & the Changing Politico-Security Environment in Iraq

March 4, 2010

 

 

**Click here to Order a DVD of this event**

 

***Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East Colin Kahl's speech is available for download at the bottom of this page.***

 

Thursday, March 4, 2010

9:00 A.M. -...

Category: Event

The Changing Strategic Gravity of Al Qaeda

December 9, 2009

Featuring Keynote Speaker Bruce Riedel

December 9, 2009

National Press Club Grand Ballroom

529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor

Washington, D.C.

9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Category: Event, Home Page, Featured

China in Africa

May 20, 2009

Featuring Keynote Speaker Victor Gao

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The National Press Club, Grand Ball Room

529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

Category: Event, Home Page

Jamestown Presents "Azerbaijan and the West: Strategic Partnership at Eurasia's Crossroads"

May 14, 2009

Thursday, May 14th, 2009   10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.                       Featuring Vladimir Socor, Dr. Brenda Shaffer, and Daniel P. Fata     ...

Category: Event, Featured, Home Page

Pakistan's Troubled Frontier: The Future of FATA and the NWFP

April 15, 2009

Featuring Keynote Speaker David Kilcullen

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Root Conference Room, Carnegie Endowment

1779 Massachusetts Ave, Washington, DC

Category: Event, Featured, Home Page

VIDEO: Energy Security Challenges to Europe and America in Eurasia

February 17, 2009

Featuring Keynote Speaker Vaclav Bartuska

Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security, Czech Republic

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

National Press Club, Washington, DC

Category: Event, Home Page, Featured

From Cyprus to Iraq: Turkey's Near Abroad

February 3, 2009

**CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VIDEO OF THIS EVENT

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Jamestown Foundation 1111 16th St. NW Washington, DC 20036 Featured Speaker: Hugh Pope Turkey Representative International...

Category: Event

VIDEO: The Expanding Geography of Militant Jihad

December 9, 2008

Featuring Keynote Speaker Hekmat Karzai

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The National Press Club

 

VIDEOS:

 

Keynote Speaker Hekmat Karzai

"Bringing Order to Chaos: A Strategic Framework for Victory in...

Category: Event, Home Page, Featured

Turkey & the Caucasus after Georgia

October 29, 2008

Turkey & the Caucasus after Georgia Featuring Keynote Speaker Graham Fuller Wednesday, October 29, 2008 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Introduction: Glen E. Howard President The Jamestown Foundation Panel One:9:30 - 10:45 a.m....

Category: Turkey, Event

Turkey and Asymmetric Warfare (Video Available)

June 17, 2008

Location: Washington DC

Arming for the 21st Century: Turkey and Asymmetric Warfare

Category: Event

Doctrinal Ambiguities in Jihadism (Video Available)

June 12, 2008

Location Washington, DC

Can the Doctrinal Ambiguities in Jihadism be Exploited?

Category: Event

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