Ilse Apa (or Opa in Uzbek) was one of less than a handful of scholars who introduced Central Asian studies to Western scholarship.
Applications are now open for the CESS 2019 Graduate Student Paper Award. Deadline: Sep 1, 2019.
Registration is now open for the CESS 2019 pre-conference workshops. Find out more about what’s on offer this year!
A new post is live at The CESS blog by Maria Louw of Aarhus University, “Aging in the Absence of the Young and in the Presence of the Ancestor Spirits”
A new post is live at The CESS Blog, by Riccardo Mario Cucciolla (NRU HSE), “The Cotton Republic: Colonial Practices in Soviet Uzbekistan?”
A recent interview with Rico Isaacs, author of Film and Identity in Kazakhstan: Soviet and Post-Soviet Culture in Central Asia (Bloomsbury 2018), has been published at The CESS Blog.
CESS issues a statement of concern regarding the indictment of our colleague, Andrei V. Kubatin (Institute of Oriental Studies, Tashkent), in Uzbekistan.
Kemal H. Karpat was a scholar of Ottoman history and a strong promoter of Ottoman, Turkish, and Central Asian studies.
A new post is live at The CESS Blog by Philipp Lottholz of the University of Marburg.
Thomas T. Allsen was one of the most outstanding scholars of the history and culture of Medieval Eurasia and of the Mongol Empire, in particular.