All posts by Morgan Liu

Cultural Anthropologist of Central Eurasia. Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, and Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, The Ohio State University.

The Central Eurasian Scholars and Media Initiative: Bridge-building between languages and professions

CESMI is an innovative initiative that won the inaugural CESS Public Outreach Award.  This occasional recognition is given for “for extraordinary work that contributes to advancing and making accessible knowledge of Central Eurasia to a broad audience“.  Congratulations to the dedicated team maintaining this valuable network and resource!  Continue reading The Central Eurasian Scholars and Media Initiative: Bridge-building between languages and professions

Snapshots from the 2015 CESS conference

An informal look at the Central Eurasian Studies Society Annual Conference, held  at George Washington University in Washington, DC, 15-18 October 2015.  Views include panels, museum exhibit, awards ceremony, business meetings, and just hanging out.  The gorgeous rugs, clothing, and paintings are from GWU’s Textile Museum exhibit, “Old Patterns, New Order: Socialist Realism in Central Asia”, which continues until May 29, 2016.
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From Exeter CASN, Catherine Owen’s “Researchers at Risk: Debating the Dilemmas of Research in Authoritarian Societies”

(Reposted by agreement with the Exeter Central Asian Studies Network.  The original, posted on Oct 3, 2014, can be found here.)< Continue reading From Exeter CASN, Catherine Owen’s “Researchers at Risk: Debating the Dilemmas of Research in Authoritarian Societies”