Professor Richard Foltz (Concordia University) presents “What is the meaning of ‘Tajik’?”

13 May 2019, 16:30, IAIS Building/LT1 – An Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies seminar Open to everyone   Richard […]

Round Table on : Reforms, Repression, Radicalization in Central Asia at Vilnius University

On the 12th of February, the Association of Migrants of Central Asia in partnership with Vilnius University Centre of Oriental […]

The Status of Tajikistan’s Political Opposition Abroad: An Event @ GWU

9 April, 2019 @ 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Central Asia Program, George Washington University   WHERE: Room 505 1957 […]

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 […]

Islamic State in Central Asia? Assessing the threat of terrorism

By Saipira Furstenberg This article was first published in Foreign Policy Centre, 11 March 2019.  [This article was edited on […]

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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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 […]

Tajikistan: No Freedom beyond this point?

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

Rich Russians, ‘Vory’ and Moneyland: Schimpfössl, Helmer, Galeotti and Bullough speak at Exeter in 2018/19

At two events in the 2018/19 academic year we welcome four leading authors and commentators on transnational business and organised […]