Laurence Broers

Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme

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Laurence Broers is the Caucasus programme director at London-based peacebuilding organization Conciliation Resources. He has more than 20 years’ experience as a researcher of conflicts in the South Caucasus and practitioner of peacebuilding initiatives in the region.

He is the co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of Caucasus Survey, the first dedicated scholarly journal for the Caucasus region, published since January 2015 by Taylor & Francis.

He is also the author of Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry (Edinburgh University Press, 2019) and co-editor of the Routledge Handbook of the Caucasus (Routledge 2020) and Armenia’s Velvet Revolution: Authoritarian Decline and Civil Resistance in a Multipolar World (I.B. Tauris, 2020).

Past experience

2019 - present Caucasus programme director, Conciliation Resources
2013 - present Co-editor-in-chief, Caucasus Survey
2008-13 Caucasus projects manager, Conciliation Resources
2006-08 Researcher (Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan), Amnesty International
2005-06 Accord Issue Editor, Conciliation Resources
1997-2004 Doctoral research, School of Oriental and African Studies