CESS announces the shortlist for the CESS Book Award competition for 2016. For details, please click here. The winner of the award will be announced at the Annual Conference at Princeton Univ., Nov. 3-6, 2016.
CESS announces the availability of Grants for Travel to the CESS Princeton Conference. For details, please click here.
CESS is pleased to announce that we have a new Administrative Coordinator. From early September, Ms. Emma Sabzalieva will be the person to contact for many CESS matters.
CESS announces the competition for the Best Graduate Student Paper Award, for a paper delivered at the CESS Annual Conference. Details on how to submit your paper for the competition can be found here.
We are pleased to announce the results of the CESS 2016 Elections. Congratulations to Amanda Wooden (incoming President-Elect), Aksana Ismailbekova, and Jennifer Murtazashvili (incoming Board members), and thank you for your willingness to serve!
The 5th CESS Regional Conference was recently held at Kazan Federal University (June 2-4, 2016), to great success. Information and a link to the program can be found here: Regional Conference Information Page.
Welcome to the Central Eurasian Studies Society!
Based in North America, CESS is an international organization for scholars concerned with the Central Eurasian region. The Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) seeks to promote high standards of research and teaching, to foster communication among scholars of Central Eurasia through meetings, publications, and networking, and to facilitate interaction among scholars at different stages in their career and in different places around the world. Established in 2000, the society offers various forums for the presentation of research, including CESS’s Annual Conference and the biennial Regional Conference; gives annual awards (including the Graduate Student Paper Award, Book Award, Public Outreach Award, and Award for Lifetime Service to the Field), and provides members with the opportunity to present research informally through the CESS Blog. CESS also offers members discounted prices for subscriptions to peer-reviewed publications, including Central Asian Survey and Central Asian Affairs.
Click here for more about CESS's mission and history, leadership team, and organization and opportunities for your involvement.
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Members of CESS are what make everything we do possible, thanks to their volunteer involvement and their support through annual membership dues. See the information page for Individual Membership to learn of the many benefits of CESS membership.
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