With Uzbekistan’s dictator dead, Russia seeks to extend its influence

By David Lewis. This article originally appeared at The Conversation on September 9 and got 30,000 reads […]


Exeter-Newcastle Postgraduate Workshop on Central Asia 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS Annual Navro’z / Nawruz Postgraduate Workshop on Central Asia Asian Studies Research […]


For Karimov, the personal was always political

Alexander Cooley & John Heathershaw The death of Islam Karimov, Uzbekistan’s president, marks the end […]


Tackling Corruption in Uzbekistan: New Report by EXCAS Member David Lewis

In February 2016, the Amsterdam-based telecoms company Vimpelcom paid almost US$800 million in fines to […]


What are Russia’s Grand Designs in Central Asia?

By David Lewis (This article was originally posted in The Conversation) While international attention has […]


Debating China in Central Asia

Will China continue to defer to Russia in Central Asia’s international security relations? By John […]


US looks away as tyranny steals a march in Central Asia

This post originally appeared on FT.com’s Beyond Brics: http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/2015/09/29/us-looks-away-as-tyranny-steals-a-march-in-central-asia/ Photocredit: David Trilling, Eurasianet.org Central Asian […]