Tom de Waal is a senior associate with Carnegie Europe, specialising in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus region. He is the author of numerous publications about the region. His latest book is Great Catastrophe: Armenians and Turks in the Shadow of Genocide (Oxford University Press, 2015).
Published in: oDR: FeatureThe outspoken Azerbaijani writer exiled in his own country
When Akram Aylisli wrote a novel that sympathised with Azerbaijan’s national enemy, Armenia, he was vilified and...
Salvage: a conversation on Nagorno-Karabakh
After six weeks of brutal war over Nagorno-Karabakh, is there anything left to save between Armenia and Azerbaijan?...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?The hidden history of a Jewish family in Odessa
The Ephrussis’ Russian story was a classic tale of early modern capitalists – but well before their peers.
Armenia’s crisis and the legacy of victory
More than 20 years after it ended, Armenia is still experiencing the burden of victory in the war over Nagorno Karabakh.
Published in: openDemocracyUKReality, not romance: why we must vote remain
A letter to an older generation.
A free-thinker loses his freedom in Azerbaijan
On 12 January, Arif Yunus, the distinguished Azerbaijani scholar, will ‘celebrate’ his 60th birthday in a prison cell.