CEAP gathers together experts on and from Muslim Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Turkey, Iran and Afghanistan
Akhmet A. Yarlykapov
Akhmet A. Yarlykapov is Senior Researcher at the Centre for Caucasian Studies and Regional Security at Moscow State Institute for International Relations (MGIMO).
Area of expertise: Islam and Christianity, Islamic radicalism, ethno-politics
John Colarusso is Professor of Anthropology at MacMaster University, Ontario.
Areas of expertise: languages and mythology of the Caucasus
Svetlana I. Akkieva is Professor of History at the Institute for Humanities of Kabardino-Balkariia
Area of expertise: history, ethno-nationalism, ethnic minorities, diaspora politics, youth politics, Meskhetian Turks
Laurence Broers is political scientist and analyst, SOAS, London.
Area of expertise: conflict resolution, peace-building, democratisation, human rights.
Azer Hasret is political analyst, Baku, Azerbaijan
Area of expertise: politics and foreign relations of Azerbaijan
Kamala Imranli-Lowe is historian, Centre for Russian, Eurasian and European Studies, The University of Birmingham.
Area of expertise: history of the South Caucasus.
Murad Ismayilov is development expert, the University of Cambridge.
Area of expertise: social stratification and class; public sector reform (particualrly education and healthcare); Islam and Islamic activism; nationalism, identity and state-society relations; foreign policy in the South Caucasus with special emphasis on Azerbaijan.
Fuad Tairov is Director and Senior Research Fellow at the International Center for Social and Marketing Research (ICSMR), Baku, Azerbaijan
Area of expertise: ethno-politics in Azerbaijan