Wednesday, October 17, 2007

CONF.- Central Eurasian Studies Society, U. of Washington, Seattle, Oct. 18-21

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CONF.- Central Eurasian Studies Society, U. of Washington, Seattle, Oct. 18-21

Posted by: John Schoeberlein <>

The 8th Annual Central Eurasian Studies Society Conference will be
held at the University of Washington from October 18-21, 2007. This
international conference welcomes academic specialists on Central
Eurasia from all over the world and includes a public lecture and film
series. The Keynote Address, "Nationalizing States Revisited," will
be delivered by Professor Rogers Brubaker, Department of Sociology,
UCLA, and will take place on Friday, October 19, from 4:30 to 6:00 pm
in Kane Hall room 120 on the University of Washington campus. Films
from the region will be shown in the Allen Auditorium in
Suzzallo-Allen Library on Saturday, October 20, from 9 am to 4 pm.
Both events are free and open to the public. These free public events
are sponsored by the Ellison Center for Russian East European and
Central Asian Studies, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation and Open
Society Institute Budapest.

You may view the program of panels and speakers at

This same website provides information about registration fees, etc.

On-site registration for the CESS conference will take place from 5 to
7 pm on Thursday, October 18, in the Walker-Ames Room of Kane Hall and will continue on Friday and
Saturday between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm in room 108 of the Husky
Union Building (HUB)

More information about the conference at Univ. of Washington can be found at:

Information about the Central Eurasian Studies Society can be found

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