Institutional membership

Thank you for your interest in becoming an institutional member of CESS!

Why join CESS as an Institutional Member?
Current Institutional Members
Dues & Payment

Why join CESS as an Institutional Member?

We are a vibrant community of scholars, professionals, institutions, and interested persons from across the globe, who share an interest in advancing the study and understanding of Central Eurasia.

As an Institutional Member of CESS, you support CESS in fostering communication and cultivating scholarship in the field of Central Eurasian studies. Institutional Membership is offered at two levels: Platinum and Gold. Membership benefits include:

BenefitPlatinum/Gold Membership
Waived conference registration feesThree (Platinum) / Two (Gold) representatives of your institution can register for the Annual Conference free of charge, saving hundreds of dollars.
Advertise in the conference programA free full page (Platinum) / half page (Gold) advert in the Annual Conference program. Be seen! Our Annual Conference attracts approximately 300 scholars from across the globe.
Exhibit at the conferenceFree table space (Platinum only) to exhibit for the duration of our Annual Conference.
Receive a subscription to Central Asian SurveyA free one-year subscription (Platinum and Gold) to leading journal Central Asian Survey, the only established peer reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal in the world concerned with the history, politics, cultures, religions, and economies of the Central Asian and Caucasian regions.
Acknowledgement of your support on our websiteWe value your support and will list your institution and provide a link to your website on this page.

Current Institutional Members

We are very grateful for the support of our current institutional members, and encourage you to learn more about them by visiting the links below:

2021 Institutional Members – Platinum
Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute (CESSI) and Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA), University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
East Asian Studies Center, Ohio State University, USA
University of World Economy & Diplomacy, Uzbekistan

2021 Institutional Members – Gold
Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES), Georgetown University, USA
Central Asia Program, George Washington University, USA
Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies, University of Pittsburgh (CREES), USA
Tang Center for Silk Road Studies (TCSRS), University of California, Berkeley, USA
Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, University of Toronto, Canada (2021–23)
Central Asia Barometer, Kyrgyzstan

2020 Institutional Members – Platinum
American Councils for International Education, USA

Dues & Payment

Institutional membership is offered at two levels, each offering different benefits: gold level membership at $500 per year, and platinum level membership at $1,000 per year (2021 rates).  You can pay membership dues by either credit/debit card or check (must be in USD). 

You may join CESS at any time during the year and your membership will be valid for one calendar year, running January 1 – December 31. To join CESS as an institutional member or to renew your institutional membership, please contact our Society Administrator.