CASNiG at CESS Summer conference Tashkent 2022

Double Panel on “The ideological legacies through which we think Central Asia” hosted by CASNiG At the long-awaited summer conference of the Central Eurasian Studies Society in Tashkent, June 23-26, 2022, we organised a double panel, based on an idea born at the first CASNiG meeting in Augsburg. Six papers contributed to deconstruct the academicContinue reading “CASNiG at CESS Summer conference Tashkent 2022”

Call for Papers – Knowledge Production in/on Central Asia: Forms, Purposes and Practices

Unversity of Fribourg (CH)/CASNiG Conference, 25-26 August 2022 What does it mean, to produce knowledge about a region? Who is generating this knowledge, where, and to what ends? What are the implications and the effects of these practices? The Fribourg 2022 conference, in collaboration with the Central Asian Studies Network in Germany (CASNiG), aims toContinue reading “Call for Papers – Knowledge Production in/on Central Asia: Forms, Purposes and Practices”

New CASNiG Publication “Beyond Post-Soviet: Layered Legacies and Transformations in Central Asia”

M. Schmidt, R. Steenberg, M. Spies & H. Alff (eds.) (2021): Beyond Post-Soviet: Layered Legacies and Transformations in Central Asia. (Geographica Augustana 33). Institut für Geographie, Universität Augsburg. https://opus.bibliothek.uni-augsburg.de/opus4/frontdoor/deliver/index/docId/89035/file/Beyond_Soviet_pdf_a.pdf Thirty years after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the Central Asian republics are still often granted the epithet ‘post-Soviet’. While this is technically true, theContinue reading “New CASNiG Publication “Beyond Post-Soviet: Layered Legacies and Transformations in Central Asia””

2nd CASNiG workshop held virtually in Eberswalde on March 4-5, 2021

The second annual CASNiG workshop entitled “Beyond post-Soviet: Path dependencies and new trajectories of change in Central Asia” was held as a web conference hosted by Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development.The event was organized by Martin Welp (Chair of Socioeconomics and Communication), Michael Spies and Henryk Alff (research group TRANSECT), and other colleagues. In fiveContinue reading “2nd CASNiG workshop held virtually in Eberswalde on March 4-5, 2021”