John Heathershaw speaks at inaugural meeting of All-Party Parliamentary Group on Tajikistan

On 1 April 2014, John Heathershaw spoke at the inaugural meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Tajikistan at the Houses […]

David Lewis speaks at Foreign and Commonwealth Office

On 7 March 2014, David Lewis spoke at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office seminar, ‘Afghanistan as a threat to Central […]

Roy Allison speaks at Exeter on 26 February

1.00-2.30pm, Feb 26th Amory 115 Dr Roy Allison, University of Oxford, ‘Putin’s Eurasian Union: a divisive political project or a […]

Dr Timor Sharan

Congratulations to Timor Sharan who passed his viva with no corrections on Monday.  Timor’s thesis addressed the network politics of state-building under […]

Ed Lemon wins best graduate student paper prize of Central Asian Affairs

ExCAS member Ed Lemon has won the best graduate student paper prize of the new journal Central Asian Affairs. His […]

Next internal seminar, 1pm, 5 Feb

1.00-2.30pm, Feb 5th Amory 115 Speakers: Elima Karalaeva, ‘Modernization and Reformation of Tax Administration in the Kyrgyz Republic: Problems and […]

Quoting Marx in a Tajik University: Producing Docile Bodies

The Soviet Union may be dead, but Marx retains his grip on Tajik academia.  His thinking still pervades the teaching […]

Exeter Central Asian Studies seminar – Spring Term

3.30-4.30pm, Monday 13 January, Building:One Marchant Syndicate Room A Richard Wood, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, ‘The UK Government’s Building Stability Overseas Strategy’ […]

Anna Matveeva speaks on the insecurities of border security regimes

Friday 24th January, 2-4 pm, Amory 143 Dr Anna Matveeva, Honorary Fellow, University of Exeter “Border Security or security of […]

PhD Studentship: The Political Economy of Extractive Industries in Central Asia

ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre Studentship: The Political Economy of Extractive Industries in Central Asia  This project is one […]

Deputy Head of Mission of British Embassy in Dushanbe to speak at Exeter

Richard Wood, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, ‘The UK Government’s Building Stability Overseas Strategy’ Monday 13 January, 3.30-4.30pm Building:One Marchant Syndicate […]

Thieves of Honour

A friend of mine, Kent Mathieson, has written a novel.  I have yet to read it (but will do this […]