CESS members, please consider nominating yourself or another member for the position of President-Elect or Board member (2 positions). Nominations are now open until September… Read More »2020 CESS Elections: Deadline Extended for Call for Nominations
April 18, 2020 The Board of the Central Eurasian Studies Society and the Executive Committee of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies… Read More »CESS and ASEEES Joint Statement on United States Travel Restrictions for Kyrgyzstani Citizens
The CESS Board is committed to providing a healthy and safe space for CESS conference participants. The Board is carefully monitoring health and travel advice… Read More »Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and CESS conferences
Letter to US Senator Mitch McConnell concerning S. 178, the Uighur Intervention and Global Humanitarian Unified Response Act of 2019 or the UIGHUR Act of 2019
February 18, 2020 (sent by mail to Senator McConnell and reproduced here) Dear Leader McConnell: We strongly urge you to take immediate action to pass… Read More »Letter to US Senator Mitch McConnell concerning S. 178, the Uighur Intervention and Global Humanitarian Unified Response Act of 2019 or the UIGHUR Act of 2019
The CESS 2020 call for proposals is open and will close on April 30, 2020.
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.