The Central Asia Program at the George Washington University is happy to announce the launch of the Central Asian Analytical Network (CAAN)


  • Quotes on Quotas? Political Representation of Women in Kyrgyzstan in the 2007 and 2010 Convocations


    Central Asia Fellowship Papers No. 7, March 2015 By Natalia Zakharchenko The participation of women in politics is widely recognized by international actors as important. The 1995 Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action made women in power and decision making one critical area of concern and called on states to take measures “to ensure women’s equal access to [...]

  • Central Asian Affairs Volume 2.2

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    Editorial Board Editor-in-Chief: Marlene Laruelle, George Washington University Managing Editor: Sebastien Peyrouse, George Washington University Associate Editors: Henry Hale, Sean Roberts and Cory Welt, George Washington University Book Review Editor: Erica Marat, National Defense University Authors are invited to submit complete, unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other academic journal by contacting […]

  • Commercial banking in Kyrgyzstan


    Economic Papers No. 13, April 2015 By Yelena Vorobey Accounting for trillions of assets worldwide, banking systems are crucial components of the global economy. Commercial banks are just one part of the range of financial institutions, which also includes investment banks, insurance companies, finance companies, investment managers, and other companies that profit from money flows. As financial intermediaries, [...]

  • Emigration of “Crème de la crème” in Uzbekistan. A Gender Perspective

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    Central Asia Fellowship Papers No. 8, March 2015 By Marina Kayumova Marina Kayumova (Uzbekistan) has considerable international work experience, during which she was exposed to a variety of projects within public and private sectors. Her previous assignments include work in GSM Association, European Parliament and Patent Office. She has also worked as a strategy consultant for SMEs. Marina [...]

  • The highly securitized insecurities of state borders in the Fergana Valley


    Central Asia Fellowship Papers No. 9, March 2015 By Rashid Gabdulhakov Rashid Gabdulhakov (Uzbekistan) is a Political Science Instructor, Researcher and Analyst. Rashid serves as a consultant for various international organizations in Central Asia, teaches university-level courses and conducts research in the fields of border demarcation, nation-building, territorial enclaves, near-border settlements, identity, and international security. He served as [...]

  • Russia, Central Asia and the Eurasian Economic Union


    Russian Analytical Digest This edition of the Russian Analytical Digest is co-produced with the Central Asia Program, Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, George Washington University.


Annual Meeting, October 15-18, 2015
George Washington University