Centre of Contemporary Central Asia and the Caucasus Events
The events draw a varied audience with an interest in the region.
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- The Non-Russian face of Russia: Muslim Soundscape of post-soviet Moscow
Dr Razia Sultanova (University of Cambridge)
An exploration of the sense of national identity as a social category for those finding themselves both on the inside and the outside of Central Asian communities.
- Anthony Hyman Memorial Lecture 2019: Connecting citizens with the state? Changing discourses and programmes on community development & local governance in Afghanistan
Dr Orzala Ashraf Nemat (Director of Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) and Research Associate, SOAS Dept of Development Studies)
The talk aims to uncover the different and clashing perspective and approaches by highlighting the fault lines between politics, development and peace-building in light of the latest Citizen’s Charter program implementation and the evolving peace talks in search of a peaceful solution to the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan.
- The Belt & Road Initiative: International Responses
This conference is designed to examine how this flagship foreign policy initiative of President Xi Jinping is affecting the key regions in the world along both the Silk Road Economic Belt and the Maritime Silk Road, and how countries thus affected are responding.