Hui Muslims in China’s ‘Little Mecca’: Fusing Islamic and Han Practices

This article was originally published on the Foreign Policy Centre website on 14 March 2019: https://fpc.org.uk/hui-muslims-in-chinas-little-mecca-fusing-islamic-and-han-practices There has been much […]

The state of Islamic threat in Central Asia: assessing the threat of terrorism from Central Asia

This article was first published in Foreign Policy Centre, 11 March 2019. As Islamic State faces its demise as a […]

Russian organised crime and money laundering – tackling ‘Vory’ and Moneyland

PROJECT LAUNCH With Oliver Bullough and Mark Galeotti 5.30-7.00pm, Wednesday 27 February, 2019 Location: Amory 128 Russian and Eurasian organised […]

The China – US Trade War and the Future of the Liberal Economic Order

The topic on every internationally minded Chinese person’s lips when in conversation with a Westerner appears to be the US-China […]

New anti-corruption research project

Testing and evidencing the effectiveness of beneficial ownership checks: investigating the laundering of monies and reputations by African and Central […]

Transparency, Corruption and Offshore Finance in Central Asia

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The Central Asian Political Exiles Project Newsletter Autumn 2018#3

Message from the Team Welcome to the autumn edition of your Central Asia Political Exiles Newsletter. In this issue, we […]

Does the university internationalisation agenda erode academic freedom?

Our seminar with John Smith Trust fellows explored the boundaries of ‘liberal’ and ‘authoritarian’ in international education and research cooperation […]

Becoming ‘Active Citizens’ in the post-Soviet Space

Catherine Owen     How do local governments in post-Soviet societies promote active citizenship? Why is this form of political […]

Not In Our Name: multiple causes for reflection

A new documentary by RFE/RL provides an opportunity to reflect on the complexities of the recruitment of Central Asians to […]

Governance and Development in Central Asia: Local and global aspects

Joint ExCAS-JST on workshop 22 November

A workshop, 10am–5pm, 22 November 2018 Knightly building, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter A workshop with Exeter Central Asian Studies (ExCAS) […]

Tajikistan: No Freedom beyond this point?

    Saipira Furstenberg and John Heathershaw offer reflections on their visit to the OSCE (HDIM) meeting in Warsaw, 2018.   […]