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This paper offers reflections on discourses of regionalism in Central Asia, which have been revamped in both the academic and policy spheres since Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s election as President of Uzbekistan in late 2016, which led to a thaw in relations between the Central Asian republics. Some

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In: Central Asian Affairs

Introduction Urban studies have largely neglected Central Asian cities. While the major Central Asian cities—Almaty, Astana, Ashgabat, Bishkek, Dushanbe, and Tashkent—are the hubs of major economic and political processes in their countries, the cities themselves occupy little space in

In: Central Asian Affairs
Author: Eric McGlinchey

Two uncertainties will reshape inter- and intra-state governance in Eurasia over the next five to twenty years. First, the stabilizing anchors of Central Asia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, will see their first leadership change since independence. There is no guarantee this change will be smooth

In: Central Asian Affairs
Author: Dauren Aben

International cooperation is needed to assure the nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction ( wmd ) in Central Asia. The region still faces many unresolved problems from Soviet-era wmd development programs. 1 The Central Asian states played an important role in the Soviet military

In: Central Asian Affairs

This special issue contains selected articles from the research project “Between Stability and Transformation: Regional and Transnational Cooperation in Central Asia and between Central Asia and Europe” that were presented at the project’s final conference in Almaty in September 2019. 1 The

In: Central Asian Affairs
Author: Sebastian Mayer

1 Introduction This article discusses intergovernmental security cooperation among the five states of Central Asia—Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan. Specifically, it delineates the process of regionalism that has to a certain extent occurred since these

In: Central Asian Affairs
Author: Rano Turaeva

Introduction Twenty-five years after independence, Central Asia is still undergoing economic and political crises resulting from external global forces as well as internal challenges. With non-performing states, non-functioning economies, and low state salaries, all levels of society, economy

In: Central Asian Affairs
Author: Vera Axyonova

In June 2007, the European Union ( eu ) adopted the Strategy for a New Partnership with Central Asia (hereafter, “the Strategy”), which aimed at increasing the eu ’s political role and representation in the region. One of the key priorities stated in the Strategy was the promotion of human

In: Central Asian Affairs

Introduction: Why Does Central Asian Contemporary Art Focus on Islam? “Katipa apai will cure you,” reads an advertisement for Ekaterina Nikonorova’s performances of “Goddess Katipa apai.” In a photo posted on Facebook, a woman in a white gown and headscarf gazes lovingly at her audience while

In: Central Asian Affairs

Central Asia 1 —defined here as the post-Soviet republics of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan—remains rather poorly known and understood in the West. At the policy level, the region has received attention for its abundant energy resources, especially on the

In: Central Asian Affairs