to promote high-quality academic and policy knowledge on contemporary Central Asia and to serve as an interface for the policy, academic, diplomatic, and business communities Our Mission Photo by Thijs Broekkamp

upcoming Events

Book Launch: March 5 – Slow Anti-Americanism: The Social Movements and Symbolic Politics in Central Asia

Negative views of the United States abound, but we know too little about how such views affect politics. Drawing on careful research on post-Soviet Central Asia, Edward Schatz argues that…

Find out more »

Book Launch: March 10, 2021 – Toward Nationalizing Regimes: Conceptualizing Power and Identity in the Post-Soviet Realm

The collapse of the Soviet Union famously opened new venues for the theories of nationalism and the study of processes and actors involved in these new nation-building processes. In this…

Find out more »
research updates
LATEST AVAILABLE ISSUE: VOLUME 7 | ISSUE 1 | 2020

ARTICLES
The Bureaucratization of Islam in Azerbaijan: State as the Principal Regulator and Interpreter of Religion by Kamal Gasimov

Understanding Factors behind Regional Inequality in Education in Kazakhstan by Aigerim Kopeyeva

Secondary Schools and Inequality: Navigating the Fragmented Landscape of Educational Choices in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan by Aigoul Abdoubaetova

BOOK DISCUSSION
Artemy Kalinovsky, Laboratory of Socialist Development: Cold War Politics and Decolonization in Soviet Tajikistan



Disclaimer: The contents of research and articles published on this website are the sole responsibility of the author(s). The Central Asia Program, including its staff and faculty, is not responsible for any inaccurate or incorrect statement expressed in the published papers. Articles do not necessarily represent the views of the Central Asia Program or any members of its projects.