Welcome to the Central Eurasian Studies Society!

The Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) seeks to promote high standards of research and teaching, to foster communication among scholars of Central Eurasia through meetings, publications, and networking, and to facilitate interaction among scholars at different stages in their career and in different places around the world. 

Established in 2000, CESS offers various forums for the presentation of research. Highlights include our Annual Conference held in North America and the biennial Regional Conference in the Central Eurasia region.

CESS presents Annual Awards recognizing outstanding academic achievement, service to the field of Central Eurasian studies, and advancing and making accessible knowledge of Central Eurasia to a broad audience.

Find out more about CESS's mission and historyleadership team, organization and opportunities for you to get involved.

CESS also offers members discounted prices for subscriptions to the peer-reviewed publications Central Asian Surveyand Central Asian AffairsCESS members have the opportunity to present research informally through the CESS Blog.  

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