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Joined June 2020
We have compiled a list of books, reports and articles that can help you understand events in Kazakhstan. We have striven to include local scholars & publications from the past three years. This is a working list. So please comment with suggested additions oxussociety.org/resources-fo…
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The Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs retweeted
Side event at the the ongoing #HDIC conference in Warsaw, where NHC’s @Marius_Fossum joins @BrucePannier & others to discuss the media crackdown in #Tajikistan.
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The Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs retweeted
I am pleased to announce a new round of Central Asian Academic Mentorship programme. We have run the first round of the programme last year and have seen some successful stories of completing book proposals, books and articles.
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The Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs retweeted
The cyberattacks against #Kazakhstan is a real thing. We're experiencing troubles with the corporate mailing service at work...
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Uzbekistan's MFA reiterated its position on the war in Ukraine: "🇺🇿 respects sovereignty, territorial integrity, non-interference in the internal affairs of other states <...>." t.me/uzbekmid/4627
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We are honored to partner with @nhc_no and FICO for this important event at #hdim highlighting media freedom in Tajikistan
Come to our side event tomorrow, on #Tajikistan’s Media Crackdown! @BrucePannier @MuKabiri @OxusSociety
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All: I was honored to be a guest on @SLonCentralAsia podcast this week to discuss the renewed #Kyrgyzstan #Tajikistan conflict of September 2022. Please give it a listen!
NEW EPISODE >> THE FALLOUT FROM THE CONFLICT IN BATKEN 🇰🇬🇹🇯 The dust has begun to settle from the recent outbreak of fighting along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border, but what happens now? Will this bring about a lasting peace? With special guest @steveswerdlow podcasts.apple.com/us/podcas…
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Relatives of Kazakhs held in #Xinjiang #China in vast network of incarceration facilities have been protesting for 600 days outside Chinese consulate in Almaty #Kazakhstan - to no avail. My report for @eurasianet bit.ly/3BUHz7T
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Post-doc opportunities with Professor Madeleine Reeves.
Excited to announce the start of a new research project on #reproductive #mobilities in Central Asia, with funding from @wellcometrust. We're hiring! 2 X post-doc positions and 1 project officer post - a little 🧵 on the project, the posts and the rationale. /1
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The Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs retweeted
Excited to announce the start of a new research project on #reproductive #mobilities in Central Asia, with funding from @wellcometrust. We're hiring! 2 X post-doc positions and 1 project officer post - a little 🧵 on the project, the posts and the rationale. /1
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In August 2021, we released with @OxusSociety: "Nets Cast from the Earth to the Sky": China’s Hunt for Pakistan’s Uyghurs The report explores how China has targeted Uyghurs in Pakistan and Afghanistan since the late 1990s in order to silence dissent. uhrp.org/report/nets-cast-fr…
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- GDP in Central Asia is set to grow by 4.3% in 2022 & 4.9% in 2023 - Higher commodity prices & increased remittances from Russia among key factors - Regional inflation remains high, up to 16% Good overview by @AntonUsov1892 @EBRD ebrd.com/news/2022/central-a…
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Teaching Eurasia in Central Asia confronts a double decolonization: from hegemonic frames of Russian/ Soviet knowledge production and from the dominance of “international” conventions that continue to edge out local voices and epistemologies. (p. 3) aseees.org/sites/default/fil…
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Құттықтаймыз!
I cannot describe what it feels like to hold a physical copy of the Kazakh edition of Atomic Steppe. The quality of translation, the design, the paper it was printed on (ivory!). It is a work of love 🥰🥰🥰 1/7
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#CentralAsia-based scholars launched a new #researchjournal: 'Central Asian Yearbook of International Law and International Relations' (CAYILIR). It's open-access until 30 Sep: elevenjournals.com/tijdschri…
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There's now a monument to the soldiers of the "special military operation" in... Tajikistan. It was erected on the territory of Russia's 201 military base there. structure.mil.ru/structure/o…
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The Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs retweeted
Please spread the news in Central Asia! Open position on the history of Soviet glaciology in Central Asia at Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg🇨🇭. Deadline for application: 31 October 2022 unifr.ch/geo/en/department/j…
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⚡ Breaking: The Muslim Board of Uzbekistan has issued a fatwa (legal ruling) which deny Muslims to participate in any military activities except to defend their motherland. "You should not be involved, it is haram", says the fatwa. It also appeals to current anti-mercenary laws.
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