Profiling Tajik Fighters in Syria

Cover Photo: Tajik fighter Olim Yusuf    Credit: YouTube Since the government first admitted there was evidence that Tajik citizens […]

Alone Through the Forbidden Land: Gustav Krist’s Account of Early-Soviet Central Asia

Cover photo: The Qirghiz in flight to the Pamirs    Credit: Gustav Krist Austrian explorer Gustav Krist’s account of early […]

Securitising Islam in Moscow

By Edward Lemon  Photo: Police stand guard at Friday prayer   Credit: Edward Lemon Friday at midday and I am […]

The State Monitors Citizens Monitoring the State: The New Face of Civic Engagement in Russia

By Catherine Owen. This is a re-post of an article first published by the Foreign Policy Centre, where Catherine is a […]

Researchers at Risk in Central Asia- Academics Show Support in London

Between 26 June and 1 July a series of  academic events are taking place around the world to discuss the […]

Researchers at Risk in Central Asia: The Detention of Alex Sodiqov, Exeter Event

A global discussion taking place June 26- July 1. 2014 Join the Exeter Discussion: Friday, June 27 (2pm) Room 218, […]

Researchers at Risk: The Detention of Alex Sodiqov

A global discussion taking place June 26- July 1. 2014 Join the London Discussion: Friday, June 27 (12pm-1pm) SOAS, Khalili […]

PHD student arrested, held incommunicado: Alex Sodiqov

Tajikistani national Alexander Sodiqov, who has permanent residency in Canada, was arrested on 16 June in eastern Tajikistan while conducting academic […]

Camelflage — Tajik President Emomali Rahmon and James Fabiani Hide Expensive Washington Lobbying Secrets

This is a re-post. The original article can be found here. Not every despotic and corrupt ruler of a former […]

Kyrgyzstan – the Forgotten Football Federation

This is a re-post. The original article was published on 20 October 2013 on the Futbolgrad website. On Tuesday 15th […]

Hidden Central Asia, Offshore Finance and Transnational Corruption

US airbase, Manas, Kyrgyzstan The original version of this article can be found in Perspectives on Central Asia, a quarterly […]

Shelter from the Storm? A new report on the asylum, refuge and extradition situation in Central Asia

On 29 April, EXCAS member Dr David Lewis spoke at an event called “Shelter from the storm?” hosted by the […]