CESS Fall 2024 Conference

We are delighted to announce that the call for proposals for CESS Fall 2024 is now open. The esteemed Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, will host the CESS Fall Conference in Syracuse, New York, from 12 to 15 September 2024. The deadline to submit proposals is June 12, 2024. The Conference […]

CESSI Fellowship Opportunity for Summer 2024

Exciting news for students and professionals interested in Central Eurasian languages and cultures! The University of Wisconsin-Madison is now accepting applications for Title VIII Fellowships to support this year’s Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute (CESSI). The program will run from June 17 to August 9, 2024, in Madison, Wisconsin. This fellowship is available to U.S. […]

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 […]

Invitation to ASEEES Spring 2024 Research Meet-Up Series: Doing Research in Central Asia

We are excited to extend a warm invitation to all members of the Central Eurasian Studies Society to join the upcoming ASEEES event (Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies). Event Details: This session is part of the ASEEES Spring 2024 Research Meet-Up Series, focusing on various aspects of research in the Eurasian region. […]

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 […]

Are you a graduate student writing about Central Asia? Submit your application for the Davis Center Graduate Student Conference!

We are thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity for graduate students specializing in Central Asian studies. The Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University is hosting a Graduate Student Conference dedicated to Central Asia, scheduled for April 26-28, 2024. This conference is a unique platform for U.S.-based graduate students at any stage […]

CESS Board Nominations

CESS invites nominations for two new members of our Board of Directors and an incoming President. These positions are for three years, starting from the Annual Conference in 2023 and ending at the Annual Conference in 2026. The incoming President will serve as President-Elect from 2023/24, President from 2024/25, and Past-President from 2025/26. Please see […]

Host a CESS Conference: Requirements and Responsibilities for Proposals

The Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) invites universities in Central Eurasia and North America to submit proposals to host our annual conferences, from 2024 onwards. Please see the attached document for information on the proposal and the logistics involved. CESS annual conferences unite approximately 300 delegates from across the globe in the investigation of our […]