Laurence Broers 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 research associate at the Centre for Contemporary Central Asia and the Caucasus at the School of Oriental & African Studies, where he completed doctoral studies on conflict and state building in post-Soviet Georgia in 2004 and is currently engaged in research on Armenian-Azerbaijani relations.
He also serves as a Caucasus programme associate at London-based independent organization Conciliation Resources, where he previously managed a range of Track-2 initiatives supporting the Nagorny Karabakh peace process 2008-13.
He has authored both academic and a wide range of policy briefings and papers relating to South Caucasus conflicts and peace processes.
Areas of expertise
- South Caucasus conflicts and peace processes
- Armenian politics
- Azerbaijani politics
- Unrecognized/De facto states
|2013 - present||Co-Editor-in-Chief, Caucasus Survey|
|2013-14||Senior Teaching Fellow, Dept. of Political Studies, School of Oriental & African Studies|
|2008-13||Caucasus Projects Manager, Conciliation Resources|
- Time to Honour Commitments to Armenian-Azerbaijani Peace 30 March 2017
- Decisive Diplomacy Essential to Securing Fragile Nagorny Karabakh Ceasefire 11 April 2016
- Global Powers Scramble to Contain Neglected Armenian-Azerbaijani Conflict 04 April 2016
- Armenia’s Referendum Engineers Continuity Under a Veil of Change 01 December 2015
- Parliamentary Election Highlights Azerbaijan’s Change Dilemma 29 October 2015
- From 'frozen conflict' to enduring rivalry: reassessing the Nagorny Karabakh conflict Nationalities Papers 43 (4), 2014: 556-576
- Mirrors to the World: The Claims to Legitimacy and International Recognition of De Facto States in the South Caucasus Brown Journal of World Affairs, 20 (2), Spring/Summer 2014: 145-159
- Unpacking the meta-conflict: claims to sovereignty, self-determination and territorial integrity in the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict in The Making of Modern Georgia, 1918-2012, edited by Stephen Jones, 263-283. London and New York: Routledge, 2014
- Recognising politics in unrecognised states: 20 years of enquiry into the de facto states of the South Caucasus Caucasus Survey, 1(1), 2013: 59-74
- Cartographic exhibitionism? Visualizing the territory of Armenia and Karabakh with Gerard Toal, Problems of Post-Communism, 60 (3), May–June 2013: 16-35