ESCAS 2017 at AUCA in Bishkek, 29 June-2 July

Announcing the 15th Biennial Conference of the European Society for Central Asian Studies

The European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS) is pleased to announce that we will be holding our 15th Biennial Conference in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, hosted by the Central Asian Studies Institute (CASI) at the American University of Central Asia (AUCA).

The conference will be held 29 June to 2 July 2017.  Please mark your calendars and save the date.

For more information see here.

ESCAS holds its conference every other year in cooperation with one of the leading universities of Central Asia or Europe, beginning with its first conference at the University of Utrecht in 1985.  Recent conferences were held at:

  •  University of Zurich (Switzerland), 2015
  • Nazarbayev University (Astana, Kazakhstan), 2013
  • University of Cambridge (United Kingdom), 2011
  • Central European University (Budapest, Hungary), 2009