Congratulations to the 2016 CESS Award Winners! See the Latest Awards page for details.
CESS welcomes its 2016/17 President, Douglas Northrop.
CESS also welcomes the following new members to the CESS Board: Amanda Wooden, Aksana Ismailbekova, and Jennifer Murtazashvili.
The 17th CESS Annual Conference at Princeton University was a great success! CESS thanks Princeton University for hosting us and to the 300 delegates who attended.
CESS announces the award of 30 travel grants to support attendance at the 17th CESS Annual Conference.
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 history, leadership 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 Affairs. CESS members have the opportunity to present research informally through the CESS Blog.
Please consider becoming a member of CESS!
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Members of CESS are what make everything we do possible.