SOAS University of London

Centre of Contemporary Central Asia & the Caucasus


Internal Links

Near and Middle East Section, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
It is Britain's largest university department specialising in the languages and cultures of the Middle East, with a long and distinguished track record in teaching and research in the region's modern and ancient languages. More than twenty-five members of the department's staff are engaged full-time in research into Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Caucasian languages, Central Asian Studies, Hebrew and Israeli Studies, Persian and Iranian, and Turkish.

Near and Middle East Course Descriptions, SOAS
Full list of courses and descriptions.

About the Central Asia Collection in the SOAS Library
The Library collects books, journals, audio-visual materials, electronic and multimedia items on Central Asia.

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)
The London Middle East Institute (LMEI) draws upon the resources of London and SOAS to provide teaching, training, research, publication, consultancy, outreach and other services related to the Middle East.

External Links

The Central Asian Gateway
The Central Asian Gateway project aims at facilitating development and integration in the countries of Central Asia through promoting networking among socio-economic research institutions and other development stakeholders, knowledge sharing and experience exchange focusing on the issues of good governance, regional integration and private sector development.

Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst
Website of the Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, the biweekly journal of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program Joint Center, now in its tenth year of providing leading analysis and understanding of these key world regions.

Voices on Central Asia
Voices on Central Asia is a new platform for scholars, authors, and journalists interested in Central Asia. It provides them with innovative visual tools with which to interact with a worldwide audience.

EurasiaNet provides information and analysis about political, economic, environmental and social developments in the countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus, as well as in Russia, the Middle East, and Southwest Asia.

News Central Asia (nCa)
News Central Asia (nCa) is a small news agency focused at the Greater Central Asian region.

Afghan Council UK
Charity for the benefit of the Afghan community and refugees of other ethnic origins living in the United Kingdom

The Times of Central Asia
The Times of Central Asia website.

Afghanaid has its origins in the Afghanistan Support Committee which was founded in London in 1981.

Central Asia
Foreign policy web log.