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 […]

Myth or Reality? Tajik Fighters in Syria

During the conflict in the Rasht Valley between 2009 and 2011, the Tajik government frequently voiced concerns over the infiltration […]

Dictators without borders

Central Asian dictators close down the space for domestic political opposition. But politics is still present, only it has moved […]

Tom Mayne (Global Witness) to speak on Central Asian corruption

Corruption in Central Asia: Can the extractive industries’ transparency initiative help? Friday 2 May, 11am-1pm, Queen’s Building LT7,1+2 Tom Mayne, Global […]

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 […]