ExCAS-TOSCCA joint events

We ocassionaly co-organise events with The Oxford Society for Central Asian Studies (TOSCCA) of the University of Oxford.  There are […]

Political unrest in Kyrgyzstan: between old and new hopes

by Saipira Furstenberg and Gulzat Botoeva Political unrest in Kyrgyzstan: between old and new hopes Article by Saipira Furstenberg and Gulzat […]

How do non-democratic governments engage citizens in policy-making? Introducing ‘participatory authoritarianism’

Catherine Owen discusses her new article published in the October 2020 issue of the BISA journal Review of International Studies. […]

BRI in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan: Transnational practices and national discourses

Unveiled in the early autumn of 2013 in Kazakhstan, the BRI was presented as a transformative initiative that will change […]

Everyday Transnational Repression / CAPE 3.0 launch

Tue, 15 September 2020 16:00 – 17:30 BST https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/everyday-transnational-repression-cape-30-launch-tickets-117024911661 Speakers: Dr Fiona Adamson, Reader in International Relations at SOAS Dr […]

Call For Papers: The Impacts Of The Covid-19 Virus On Central Asia

Since early 2020, the world is at war with an invisible and elusive enemy that has forced all countries to […]

Return to Kabul? Russian Policy in Afghanistan

This article was first published in June 2020 by the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Executive Summary […]

Russia as Peacebuilder? Russia’s Coercive Mediation Strategy

This article was first published in June 2020 by the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. Executive Summary […]

Internationalisation, intervention and academic freedom: regional division or global solidarity?

Kasia Kaczmarska and John Heathershaw report on two panels at the virtual conference of the British International Studies Association (BISA), […]

Two BISA webinars on internationalisation and fieldwork, 18/19 June 2020

Internationalisation and the challenge to academic freedom: between authoritarian control and the logic of the market 18 June 2020, 12pm […]

The Kazakh Famine and its legacies: a conversation with leading Historians

The University of Exeter Central Asian Network (EXCAS) and the Oxford Society for the Caspian and Central Asia (TOSCCA) are […]

Online Round Table on the tenth anniversary of the 7th April Revolution in Kyrgyzstan

The University of Exeter Central Asian Network (ExCAS) and the Oxford Society for the Caspian and Central Asia (TOSCCA) are […]