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.
CESS is delighted to announce that our 20th Annual Conference– CESS 2019– will be held at George Washington University in Washington D.C. from October 10-13, 2019. Look out for the call for proposals in the coming months!
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.
August 16, 2018: The results of the 2018 CESS elections are now in!
CESS announces the shortlists for the 2018 Book Awards in both the social sciences and history and the humanities. For the first time, we are offering both awards in the same year.
Elections to the CESS Board of Directors are now open! Voting runs from July 16 until the end of August 6, 2018. All activated CESS members are eligible to vote.