Message from the Team
Welcome to the autumn edition of your Central Asia Political Exiles Newsletter.
In this issue, we discuss critical aspects on terrorism and radicalization from Central Asia,
human rights, participatory governance, repression and corruption in Central Asian and
We would like to bring to your attention our future events on the topics of money laundering and transnational business networks, governance and development in Central Asia, and the 16th Biennial Conference of the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS), 27-29 June, 2019. We call all researchers on Central Asian migration, diaspora and exiles to apply to our pre-conference workshop.
We hope you will enjoy our latest news update!
Heathershaw, J (2018). Not In Our Name: multiple causes for reflection. ExCAS, November 6,
Furstenberg, S and Baser, B. (2018). Khashoggi murder: how states are increasingly repressing
dissidents beyond their borders. The Conversation, November 6, 2018.
Furstenberg, S. and Heathershaw, J. (2018). Tajikistan: No Freedom beyond this point?. ExCAS,
November 1, 2018.
Owen, C, (2018). State Transformation and Authoritarian Governance: The Emergence of Participatory Authoritarianism? Foreign Policy Centre, 14 September, 2018.
Books from our colleagues
Lillis J, (2018). Dark Shadow Inside the Secret World of Kazakhstan. London: I.B. Tauris
Laruelle M. (2018). Russian Nationalism: Imaginaries, Doctrines, and Political Battlefields Oxon/New York: Routledge
Schimpfössl. E. (2018) Rich Russians: From Oligarchs to Bourgeoisie, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Galeotti M. (2018) The Vory: Russia’s super mafia, Yale: Yale University Press
Bullough , O (2018) Moneyland, why crooks and thieves now rule the world and how to take it back.