CESS 2017 Annual Conference - Preliminary program

The Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) is delighted to present the preliminary program for the 18th Annual Conference being held from October 5-8, 2017, at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA.


This year's Annual Conference features a rich array of panels, roundtables and workshops with participation by over 300 presenters. Our keynote speaker is Sarah Chayes. The conference will also have a cultural program led by our conference hosts, the University of Washington.


Another highlight of the CESS Annual Conference is the Awards Ceremony. This year, awards are being made in the following categories: Best Graduate Student Paper (Annual Conference) Award, Public Outreach Award, and Book Award (History and Humanities).


Volunteer Chairs and Discussants:

Many thanks to those who have already volunteered their services as a Chair and/or Discussant. Please check the program to see whether we have been able to place you with a panel at this stage.


More Chairs and Discussants are needed! Role descriptions are provided on our website. Please email the CESS Administrative Coordinator with a list of your areas of interest if you would like to volunteer.


Attend the CESS Annual Conference:

We welcome colleagues who wish to attend the conference as non-presenting audience members. Registration information is on our website.