September 27, 2019 CESS is very pleased to share the news of Andrei Kubatin’s acquittal yesterday by a Tashkent regional criminal court. Nadezhda Ataeva, President… Read More »Turkologist Andrei Kubatin Acquitted September 26, 2019
Statement concerning disappearance and sentencing of Tashpolat Tiyip, former President of Xinjiang University
We, the members of the Central Eurasian Studies society, express our strong concern over the disappearance and sentencing of Tashpolat Tiyip, a prominent Uyghur academic. Tashpolat Tiyip was the President of Xinjiang University. It has been reported that he currently faces execution in China.
Statement concerning the detention of Rahile Dawut, Professor of Uyghur folklore, detained in Xinjiang
On behalf of the members of the Central Eurasian Studies society, we write to express our strong concern over the disappearance of our academic colleague Rahile Dawut.
Ilse Apa (or Opa in Uzbek) was one of less than a handful of scholars who introduced Central Asian studies to Western scholarship.
Kemal H. Karpat was a scholar of Ottoman history and a strong promoter of Ottoman, Turkish, and Central Asian studies.
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.
SSRES at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan is an intensive academic program that offers students the chance to immerse themselves in the Russian or Kazakh languages and to experience Kazakh and post-Soviet culture in the heart of Eurasia.
CESS announced the winners of the 2018 Book Awards, Best Graduate Student Paper Award, and the Edward Allworth Lifetime Service to the Profession Award on October 26, 2018 at the CESS 19th Annual Conference held at the University of Pittsburgh.