Check out the 18th Annual Conference website for everything you need to know about CESS 2017 at the University of Washington.
Call for Papers for the CESS 18th Annual Conference at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA, October 5-8, 2017. Deadline: Feb 28, 2017.
Call for Papers for the Join ESCAS-CESS Conference at the American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, June 29-July 1, 2017. Deadline: Jan 31, 2017.
CESS will have not one but two conferences in 2017! The 18th Annual Conference will be at the University of Washington from 5-8 October and the 6th Regional Conference (with ESCAS) at the American University of Central Asia from 29 June-1 July.
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.
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 Survey and Central Asian Affairs. CESS members have the opportunity to present research informally through the CESS Blog.
Please consider becoming a member of CESS! If you are already a member, please use the login box at the upper right of this page to access all of your benefits.
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