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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- Migration and Muslim Space in Moscow
Dmitri Oparin (Moscow State University & Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
- The fiddler in the steppe. The soft power of the Jewish sphere in Central Asia and the Caspian.
Bruno De Cordier (Department of Conflict and Development Studies, Ghent University)
- The Place of Music in Afghanistan Today
Professor John Baily (Afghanistan Music Unit)
In the seemingly endless conflict that has devastated Afghanistan for the last 40 years, one might ask, ‘What’s so important about music when there are so many other pressing concerns to be addressed?’
- Central Asia in the 21st century: Caught between Russia, China, the USA and Islamic Extremism
Dr Christoph Baumer (Author and photographer)
An illustrated lecture by Dr Christoph Baumer, author and photographer
- The Impact of Investment Treaty Law on Host States: Some empirical insights from Central Asia
Dr Mavluda Sattorova (University of Liverpool)
How developing states learn from international investment law: a Central Asian experience.
- The dialectics of post-Soviet modernity and the changing contours of Islamic discourse in Azerbaijan: Towards a resacralisation of public space?
Murad Ismayilov (University of Cambridge)
A detailed account of the dynamics behind the religious-secular divide in Azerbaijan over the past two decades of independence and the conditions underlying the ongoing process of normalization of Islamic discourse and the rising cooperation across the country’s secular-religious political landscape.