CESS Book Awards 2024: Call for Submissions

The Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) is delighted to announce the opening of submissions for the 2024 Book Awards. We invite authors and publishers to submit their works for this significant accolade in Central Eurasian studies. The award ceremony will be a highlight of our annual conference, scheduled for June 6-9, 2024, at Turan University […]

Congratulations to the 2023 Graduate Student Paper Award Winners

The Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) takes immense pride in announcing the winners of the prestigious 2023 Graduate Student Paper Awards. This year, we are delighted to honor two outstanding scholars for their exceptional research contributions in the field of Central Eurasian studies. Nicholas Seay, Ohio State University Paper Title: “By Tractor and Plane: Pesticides […]

Call for Submissions: Graduate Student Paper Awards

Overview The Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) is pleased to announce the call for submissions for the Graduate Student Paper Award. This prestigious award is granted annually to outstanding papers written by graduate students and presented at the CESS Annual Conference. More Information Award Details Eligibility Criteria Evaluation Criteria Papers will be judged based on: […]

Rashid Gabdulhakov’s “Plovism” Wins CESS’ Public Outreach Award

Plovism: A Beacon of Knowledge in Central Asian Studies CESS has proudly bestowed the 2023 Public Outreach Award to Rashid Gabdulhakov for his exceptional work on the “Plovism” website. Recognized by a distinguished committee comprising Alexey Ulko, a Culture and Art Consultant from Tashkent, Uzbekistan; Cholpon Turdieva, a Professor at the American University of Central […]

Dr. Balihar Sanghera Honored with Edward Allworth Lifetime Service Award by Central Eurasian Studies Society

The Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) has bestowed the prestigious Edward Allworth Lifetime Service to the Profession Award upon Dr. Balihar Sanghera, recognizing his extraordinary lifetime contributions to Central Eurasian Studies. With an illustrious career spanning more than two decades, Dr. Sanghera has profoundly impacted the field through intensive research, mentorship, and his dedication to […]

Call for Nominations: 2021 CESS Book Awards

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: April 15, 2021 In 2007, the Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) established two Book Awards, one for work in the History & Humanities and another for work in the Social Sciences. Since 2018, each award has been given annually. The CESS Book Award and a monetary prize of $500 is presented to the […]

2018 CESS Award Winners Announced

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.

2018 CESS Book Awards Shortlists

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.