Inclusive knowledge on and for Central Asia

The Central Asia Program at George Washington University advances high-quality research on contemporary Central Asia through empowering local voices and international experts alike and serves as an interface for the policy, academic, diplomatic, and business communities.

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Central Asia as a Pivot in China’s BRI

with the author Zenel Garcia Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 918 8004 5046 The Central Asia Program invites you to an online event based on Zenel Garcia's recent book China's Western Frontier and…

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CAP Regional Platforms

The Abai Center shares the latest findings, studies, and opinions of experts, scholars, artists, and writers who explore and study Kazakh culture within the Eurasian context.


Voices on Central Asia is a platform for scholars, authors, and journalists interested in Central Asia providing them with innovative visual tools with which to interact with a worldwide audience on everything that matters for and about Central Asia.


UzAnalytics promotes access to objective, accurate, and timely Uzbek-language information about political, social, and economic developments in Central Asia and fosters vibrant public debate by providing Uzbek-speaking analysts and academics an outlet to publish their work.


  • «Алкўҳл» ичимликларининг Марказий Осиё тарихидаги ўрни

    Суратда: Рассом Александр Волковнинг “Чойхона” картинаси, 1936 йил. Стефани Ҳончелл Оҳайо штати университети аспирантурасига тақдим этган докторлик диссертациясида Марказий Осиё жамиятларида алкўҳл (спиртли ичимликлар) истеъмол қилиш тарихини ҳикоя қилиб беради.… The post «Алкўҳл» ичимликларининг Марказий Осиё тарихидаги ўрни appeared first on UzAnalytics.

CAAN – Central Asian Analytical Network (CAAN) is a platform designed to provide factual information and analysis in Russian on Central Asian affairs connecting various communities of producers of information and analysis – professional journalists, social activists, bloggers, experts, and scholars.


Postsovetistan podcast

Мы говорим с активистами, экспертами, аналитиками, художниками, врачами, учителями, предпринимателями и другими людьми, чтобы понять те изменения в обществах, экономиках и культуре Центральной Азии, которые происходят ежечасно.


  • Мы все меньшинства или мы все большинство? Эпизод 3. Заключительный

    Ожесточенные споры в нашем, постсоветском пространстве вызвали события в США после убийства Джорджа Флойда. Оказалось, в наших обществах не совсем принимают то, что меньшинства получают больше мер поддержки, чем доминантные большинства. Можно было часто встретить такое мнение, что в наших обществах расизма и дискриминации нет – мы инклюзивны и мультиэтничны. Но правда ли это? О маргинализации, дискриминации и миноритаризме мы говорим с известным правозащитником Стивом Свердлоу.

This podcast discusses China and Eurasia affairs, the geopolitics of great and small games, how different goals and interests collide and affect the five countries of Central Asia, how important it is to know and understand international politics and have your own voice. The podcast is in Russian language.


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