Sep 20

The Central Asian Political Exiles Project Newsletter #4 Summer/Autumn 2019

Message from the Team

Welcome to the Summer/Autumn edition of your Central Asia Political Exiles Newsletter. In this issue, we discuss critical aspects of repression, corruption in Central Asian and Eurasian regions as well as the future of liberal international order against rising global authoritarianism. This edition also features discussion and workshop from the ESCAS 16th Biennial Conference of the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS). We hope you will enjoy our latest news update!

Recent Publications

Blog Posts

Furstenberg, S. (2019). A conversation with Khayrullo Mirsaidov: on becoming a political exile. EXCAS, 19 September 2019.

Furstenberg, S. (2019). Extradition in disguise: the ‘deportation’ and refoulement of Central Asian political exiles from Russia. EXCAS, 19 September 2019.

Heathershaw, J. ( 2019). A crisis of Legitimacy. EXCAS, 6 September 2019.

Owen, C, (2019). Hui Muslims in China’s ‘Little Mecca’: Fusing Islamic and Han Practices. Foreign Policy Centre, 14 March 2019.

Furstenberg, S. (2019). Islamic State in Central Asia? Assessing the threat of terrorism. Foreign Policy Centre, 11 March 2019.

Owen, C, ( 2019). The China – US Trade War and the Future of the Liberal Economic Order. EXCAS, 30 January 2019.

Furstenberg, S. (2018]. Transparency, Corruption and Offshore Finance in Central Asia. EXCAS, 9 December 2018.

Books from our colleagues

Markowitz Lawrence P. and Omelicheva, Mariya Y. (2019). Webs of Corruption: Trafficking and Terrorism in Central Asia. Columbia University Press.

Pomfret, R (2019). The Central Asian Economies in the Twenty-First Century Paving a New Silk Road Princeton University Press.

Lemon, E (2018). Ed. Critical Approaches to Security in Central Asia. Routledge

Kalinovsky, A (2018). Laboratory of Socialist Development. Cold War Politics and Decolonization in Soviet Tajikistan. Cornell University Press.

Research Articles from our colleagues

Beyerj, J., & Kojobekova, A (2019). Women of protest, men of applause: political activism, gender and tradition in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asian Survey.

Heathershaw JD, Owen C, Cooley A (2019). Centred Discourse, Decentred Practice: the Relational Production of Russian and Chinese ‘Rising’ Power in Central Asia. Third World Quarterly.

Shahar Hameiri, Lee Jones & John Heathershaw (2019): Reframing the rising powers debate: state transformation and foreign policy Third World Quarterly.

Past Events

ESCAS 16th Biennial Conference of the European Society for Central Asian Studies 27-29 June, University of Exeter.

ESCAS 2019 Pre-Conference Workshop: Transnational Politics of Russia and Eurasia 26 June 2019, University of Exeter.

Professor Richard Foltz (Concordia University) presents “What is the meaning of ‘Tajik’?” 13 May 2019. University of Exeter.

The Status of Tajikistan’s Political Opposition Abroad: An Event @ GWU 9 April 2019. George Washington University.

Vory and Moneyland: Galeotti and Bullough speak on 27 February 2019, University of Exeter.

Round Table on: Reforms, Repression, Radicalization in Central Asia 12 February, Vilnius University.