IEPAS 2014, 1st International Conference on Eurasian Politics and Society, was organised by CESRAN International and Karadeniz Technical University – Department of International Relations on 20-22 March 2014 in Trabzon, Turkey.

The conference was opened with several opening and keynote speeches delivered by distinguished experts. These personalities were: Prof. Dr. Hayati Aktas (Conference Honorary President, Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey), Prof. Dr. Alpaslan Ozerdem (Conference Honorary President, CESRAN International, UK).

Other Keynote Speakers included: Dr. Senimgul Dossova (Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan), Assoc. Prof Dr. Murat Cemrek (International Hoca Ahmet Yesevi Turkish-Kazakh University, Kazakhstan) as well as Dr. Ayla Gol (Aberyswyth University, UK).