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 conversation with Khayrullo Mirsaidov: on becoming a political exile

Last year the story of Khayrullo Mirsaidov broke the Central Asian online news media. The social media campaign #FreeKhayrullo, initiated […]

Extradition in disguise: the ‘deportation’ and refoulement of Central Asian political exiles from Russia

As his lawyer Roza Magomedova notes, it is becoming a common practice of the Russian authorities to deny access to […]

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, […]

ESCAS Statement on the detentions and deaths of Central Asian Muslims in ‘re-education centres’ in Xinjiang, China

The original post is here in English / Заявление здесь на русском языке. 15 May 2019 The European Society for […]

Transnational Politics of Central Asia and Beyond – 26 June, 2019

ESCAS 2019 Pre-Conference Workshop

ESCAS 2019 Pre-Conference Workshop Wednesday 26 June 2019 Upper Lounge at Reed Hall, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter This workshop […]

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 Foltz […]

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 […]