march 2022 musings

CENTRAL ASIA & UKRAINE + THE Qarakhanids + SHRIMP IN THE ARAL SEA Steppe Sisters: early career conference, tashkent september 2022 ‘The Steppe Sisters Network supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation will hold a conference for early career researchers at the National Center of Archaeology of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan in Tashkent from September 5-7, 2022. The training workshop is designed to enhance the capacity of women researchers in history, archaeology, ecology and anthropology and create a community of scholars interested in Central and Inner Asian Research. The conference… Read More

november 2021 musings

plov with yellow carrots and raisins, bukhara, uzbekistan 2019

links to post COP26 reflections from CAREC and UCL and sooo much more CLIMATE NEWS AND RESEARCH If you haven’t been able to keep up with all the activities that CAREC have organised at COP26, they have very helpfully posted regular news updates on their website in addition to what else they are working on…catch up HERE. Last month we drew your attention to CAREC attending COP26 as well as a group of UCL researchers. The UCL group have written up some of their reflections and started a podcast: Read their comments… Read More

Central Asia at COP26

Links to information and social media for representing organisations at COP 26 (and a few other fun items of note) In advance of the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference, we draw attention to several important Central Asian based organisations currently working on climate issues in the region. I have also included links to their social media, which as always, is the speediest way to keep up with the brilliant work and international initiatives undertaken by these specialists. Importantly, The Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) is hosting a joint-Central Asian… Read More