CFP: Caucasus Research Forum – 2023 Theme: People and the Environment

The Caucasus is home to a rich ecosystem that encompasses a vast network of biotic and abiotic factors that have shaped its communities and landscape. The Slavic Reference Service invites students, early scholars, scientists, librarians, and archivists to discuss ongoing and completed scholarly research on the forum theme. The subthemes include:

  • Traditional Ecological Knowledge
  • Environmental Protection and Policy 
  • Climate Change 
  • Nature and Literature 
  • Environmental History 
  • Environment and Ethnology 

Participants are welcome to present in any language, but we are asking participants to provide an accompanying English translation of their remarks.

The forum will be held on March 30-31, 2023, at 9:00 A.M., CST. Those interested in presenting should upload an abstract by March 3, 2023. Zoom details will be shared after registration. Questions? Contact the Slavic Reference Service (

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