CESS2021

CESS 2021 Annual Conference
Our 21st Annual Conference is scheduled to be held in an entirely Virtual format, with support from The Ohio State University on October 14-17, 2021. Learn more

CESS 2021 Annual Conference
Our 21st Annual Conference is scheduled to be held in an entirely Virtual format, with support from The Ohio State University on October 14-17, 2021. Learn more

CESS 2021 Annual Conference
Our 21st Annual Conference is scheduled to be held in an entirely Virtual format, with support from The Ohio State University on October 14-17, 2021. Learn more

Tashkent2021

CESS 2022 Summer Conference
Our 7th Summer Conference which will take place June 23-26, 2022 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Learn more

CESS 2022 Summer Conference
Our 7th Summer Conference will take place June 23-26, 2022 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Learn more

CESS 2022 Summer Conference
Our 7th Summer Conference will take place June 23-26, 2022 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Learn more

Membership

CESS Membership
Members are part of a vibrant community of scholars, practitioners, and institutions from across the world. Students living in the region can join for free in 2022! Become a member

Connect

Connect with CESS
The CESS Blog, our Twitter feed, and mailing lists make it easy to engage with the Society and each other. Learn more

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WELCOME TO THE CENTRAL EURASIAN STUDIES SOCIETY

The mission of the Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) is to: 
  • facilitate communication and interaction among scholars of the Central Eurasia region, and in doing so to promote high standards of scholarship and instruction about the Central Eurasia region;
  • promote cooperation among people and organizations concerned with the scholarly study of Central Eurasia;
  • promote general knowledge of and public interest in Central Eurasia.

Read about CESS in multiple regional languages, and find out more about our conferencesmembership, and awards offered by CESS.

The Central Eurasian Studies Society is proud to host a curated communication channel for the latest in scholarship relating to the Central Eurasian region: The CESS Blog. We feature regular posts about Central Eurasian scholarship, field research reports, conference summaries, and photo essays. Our columns consider trending ideas in the study of the region.

Latest news

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Vacancy: Society Administrator

The Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) seeks a part-time, remote-working Administrator commencing May 15, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. The Administrator reports to a three-person Executive Committee/CESS Board…
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Announcing the 2022 Summer Conference in Tashkent

After multiple years of pandemic-related uncertainty, the Central Eurasian Studies Society will hold its 7th Summer Conference in 2022 at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.…
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2021 Annual Conference Now Virtual

2021 CESS Annual Conference Now Entirely Virtual In light of the surging number of cases of COVID-19 and continuing difficulties of international travel, the CESS Board has decided to switch…