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 […]

Kazakhstan’s domestic unrest: a new age of instability?

Kazakhstan’s recent wave of protests are different and signal that the government must draw up a new social contract with […]

Governance and development in Central Asia: challenges and opportunities

Knightly, University of Exeter 22 November, 2019 9am. Arrival /Coffee 9.15am. Welcome to Exeter / Introductions – Professor John Heathershaw […]

A global approach to corruption and anti-corruption

Flip the script: stop seeing corruption as a problem affecting exclusively, or mostly, developing countries, and instead recognise and investigate […]

Brexit’s Irish irreconcilable: lessons from (post-)Soviet nationalisms

In the latest in a series’ of blogs, John Heathershaw seeks to draw lessons from the Former Soviet Union for […]

A Crisis of Legitimacy

On the tenth anniversary of the publication of his book Post-conflict Tajikistan: the politics of peacebuilding and the emergence of […]

ESCAS 2019: thank you!

Dear colleagues, Thank you to everyone who participated in the European Society for Central Asian Studies 2019 conference at the […]

A reflection on the ESCAS conference

The 16th Biennial European Society for Central Asian Studies Conference was a vibrant and sparkling collation of people, ideas and […]

ESCAS Statement of concern over the indictment and imprisonment of Professor Andrei V. Kubatin, Institute of Oriental Studies, Tashkent

10 June, 2019 The European Society for Central Asian Studies expresses its deep concern over the indictment and continued imprisonment, […]