Article reposted from Eurasianet.org. “When it comes to religious affairs in Central Asia, authorities are relying on Soviet methods even as they aspire to move away from the Soviet legacy.”
Call for Papers on the History of Linguistics from Ivané Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia
Proposals for papers should be submitted in the form of abstracts of 400 words as Word doc, accompanied by the affiliation, email address and 150 bio of the participant and mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Now running in its seventh year, the Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum (SURF) cultivates collaboration between American and Russian university students to identify, understand, and develop solutions in areas of mutual interest for our countries today.
Steppe Dispatches interview with Central Asia Program Director, Marlene Laruelle.
The Central Asia Program is seeking a new Program Assistant beginning in July 2015. This is a full time position.
Presidential elections were held in Kazakhstan on April 26, 2015. Incumbent president Nursultan Nazarbayev was easily reelected with more than 97 percent of the votes. The majority of the electorate understood that the election was organized to be a confirmation vote for the president.
The Women and Water in Central and South Asia Project needs to raise $20,000 to fund 20 women and their innovative solutions for community-level water management.
The EDB Centre for Integration Studies has just published a comprehensive assessment of the economic effects of non-tariff barriers in the EEU. The report is based on a poll of 530 Russian, Kazakh and Belarusian exporters as well as extensive econometric analysis. Russian English-Presentation
The Central Asia Collection at the Global Resources Center (GRC) is devoted to the research needs of those actively engaged in Central Asian Studies. The GRC Central Asia library guide and collection includes resources on Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazkahstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
The aim of the Special Issue is to integrate the Central Asian experience in our analysis of Stalinism and to incorporate current debates on Stalinism into our understanding of early Soviet Central Asia.