CESS 2024 – Almaty

The CESS 2024 Conference is scheduled to take place in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, from 6 to 9 June 2024, hosted by the esteemed Turan University, one of Kazakhstan’s leading educational institutions. The deadline to submit proposals was March 9, 2024, and abstracts are no longer accepted. The Conference committee communicated the proposals outcomes […]

Save the Date: Central Eurasian Studies Society Announces 2024 Conference in Almaty

The Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) is excited to announce its upcoming annual conference for 2024, scheduled to take place in the vibrant city of Almaty, Kazakhstan. This highly anticipated event is set to occur from June 6 to June 9, hosted by the esteemed Turan University, one of Kazakhstan’s leading educational institutions. The conference, […]

Advertising & Exhibit at CESS 2023

Advertise at CESS 2023, our annual conference to be held at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA on October 19-22, 2023. The conference program currently includes over 300 panelists and features more than 100 panels on topics covering all aspects of the politics, history, culture, and society of the Central Eurasian region. Advertising in the […]

The 2022 Summer Conference in Tashkent

After multiple years of pandemic-related uncertainty, the Central Eurasian Studies Society held its 7th Summer Conference in 2022 at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The conference, organized jointly with the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS), took place on June 23-26, 2022 in an in-person format. See the Tashkent Conference page for […]

2021 Annual Conference Now Virtual

2021 CESS Annual Conference Now Entirely Virtual In light of the surging number of cases of COVID-19 and continuing difficulties of international travel, the CESS Board has decided to switch the format of the 2021 Annual Conference to entirely virtual. Please do not make any travel plans to attend the conference in person. The conference […]

2020 Book Award Winners

The winners of this year’s awards were announced during the Online Week of Central Eurasian Studies on October 14, 2020. Many congratulations to Matthew King and Timothy Grose, the 2020 Book Award winners! Information from the awards committees can be found here. You can also read interviews with our prize winning authors on the CESS […]