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Cambridge Central Asia Forum


Cambridge Central Asia Forum & Centre of Development Studies Seminar Series


Paper 400 Friday Required Seminar


Easter Term 2022


11-1pm Fridays Term Time


Room S2 Alison Richard Building (In Person)






6 May Yashaswini Chandra, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), New Delhi ‘The Tale of the Horse: Caravans from Central Asia and Horse Traders from Afghanistan’

13 May Dilnoza Duturaeva, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris and the National Center of Archaeology of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan ‘Qarakhanid Roads to China: A History of Sino-Turkic Relations’

20 May Roundtable on 'Place-Making and the Administration of Nomadic Peoples from the late Russian Empire to the early Soviet Period' Organised in collaboration with Peripheral Histories curated by Alun Thomas, Staffordshire University, UK.

27 May Tina Schivatcheva, Centre of Development Studies & Wolfson College, University of Cambridge 'National Innovation (Eco)Systems of Bulgaria and Kazakhstan'

3 June Jakub Csabay, Centre of Development Studies & Jesus College, University of Cambridge 'Institutional Dynamics of State-Minority Relations in the Broader Post-Soviet Space'

10 June Mollie Arbuthnot, Jesus College & Slavonic Studies, University of Cambridge ‘Red East: Propaganda Posters for Soviet Uzbekistan’


Everyone is welcome.

Registration is Mandatory

Friday, 27 May, 2022 - 11:00 to 13:00