April 18-19, 2016 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Co-organized by the Institute of History, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan, in cooperation with Eberhard-Karls University of Tübingen and the Volkswagen Foundation.
Original report in The Washington Diplomat by Vanessa H. Larson about the “Old Patterns, New Order: Socialist Realism in Central Asia” exhibit.
EXTENDED Deadline: November 15, 2015 To facilitate the growth and coherence of the Central Asian Studies field the Central Asia Program at George Washington University provides support annually for the best graduate student research paper in Central Asian Studies. The winner will receive a $300 award and will be offered the opportunity to publish the paper in Central Asian Affairs. […]
An international conference in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 28-29 March 2016. organized by the French Institute for Central Asian Studies (IFEAC) in partnership with UNICEF, the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities and UN Women, with the support of Institut Français in Paris. Submission deadline: December 1, 2015.
The GW Hatchet interviews Central Asia Program Director, Marlene Laruelle, about the “Old Patterns, New Order: Socialist Realism in Central Asia” exhibit.
A title and 300-500 word abstract of proposed papers should be sent to M. Hakan Yavuzhakan.firstname.lastname@example.org and Uli Schamiloglu email@example.com, by December 15, 2015. To be considered for publication in the edited volume, all accepted proposals must be followed by a full paper by August 15, 2016.
Original report in The Diplomat by Catherine Putz.
Marinika Babanazarova, who has directed the Savitsky Karakalpakstan art museum since 1984, was abruptly fired a few weeks ago by the Uzbek authorities. The museum’s staff have shown their support for Babanazarova after her dismissal, signing a joint letter calling for their director to be reinstated. Join us in signing the petition.
The George Washington University – Elliott School of International Affairs’ Central Asia Program (CAP) welcomes applications for its Fellowship Program for the Spring semester (January 15-June 15, 2016).
To promote new scholarship focusing on the history, politics, culture and societies of Central Eurasia, the Central Eurasian Studies Society has established the CESS Award for Best Graduate Student Paper.