CESS2024 Conference Update: Record-Breaking Submissions Under Review

The CESS2024 Conference Committee is delighted to share with our academic community that this year’s call for papers has garnered an unprecedented response. We are currently in the midst of reviewing a record number of submissions, reflecting the vibrant and diverse interests of our field. Review Process and Notifications: The review process has been initiated […]

Registration Fees for CESS2024 Almaty

Welcome to the CESS2024 Almaty conference registration page! Below, you will find detailed information regarding our registration fees. Please review the categories carefully to identify the fee that applies to you. Remember, registering early can save you money! Fee Structure Early Bird Registration rates – Members (through May 1): Regular Registration rates – Members (after […]

Accommodations for CESS 2024 Conference at Turan University

Welcome to the accommodation guide for the CESS 2024 Conference at Turan University. To ensure a comfortable stay during the conference, we’ve selected a list of recommended hotels near the venue, based on rates checked in February 2024. Accommodation options vary from luxury to budget-friendly, catering to different preferences and needs. Please get in touch […]

Save the Date: CESS’ North American Conference at Syracuse University, Sept 12-15

The Central Eurasian Studies Society is excited to announce a significant change in our conference programming for 2024. Breaking tradition, our annual conference will be hosted by Turan University in Almaty, Kazakhstan, marking a pivotal shift in our efforts to bring Central Eurasian studies to the forefront of global academic discourse. Following this, we are […]

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 […]

CESS Announces Call for Proposals for 2024 Annual Conference in Almaty

Almaty, Kazakhstan – The Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) has officially opened its call for proposals for the 2024 Annual Conference, scheduled to take place from June 6th to 9th at Turan University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. This prestigious event, marking its 24th year, invites scholars and practitioners from all over the world to submit proposals […]

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 […]

Musical and Artistic Legacies Emerge at the Mongolia Society Event

The Central Eurasian Studies Society’s annual conference convened a riveting panel hosted by the Mongolian Society on October 21, delving into the diverse musical and artistic legacies of Mongolia. Prof. Uranchimeg (Orna) Tsultem from the Herron School of Art + Design at Indiana University introduced the much-anticipated session. Irmuun’s Eye-Opening Research: Ms. U. Irmuun presented […]

Conference Insights | Between Lines and Screens: Decoding Media’s Role in Global Crises

On Saturday, at CESS’ annual conference, a panel discussion on media discourses and their impact on public narratives, helmed by Karlyga Myssayeva of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University and Ainur Slamgazhy of Astana IT University, offered invaluable insights into how media in Central Asia and other regions shape global conversations. Under the theme “Media Studies,” the […]