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The visible and the invisible: institutions and identities in contemporary Central Asia

The aim of this workshop organized by the Centre for Anthropological Studies on Central Asia (CASCA Halle-Zurich) is to analyse the transformation of institutions and identities in postsocialist Central Asia and to trace the ways these transformations affect various aspects of everyday life in the region. Under institutions we mean not only formal and visible political

New Publication: CASCA – Halle-Zurich Centre for Anthropological Studies on Central Asia: Framing the research, initial Projects

CASCA – Halle-Zurich Centre for the Anthropological Studies of Central Asia: Framing the research, initial Projects Author(s) Finke, Peter; Schlee, Günther (Eds),   Publisher   Max Planck Institute for social anthropology, Department „Integration and conflict“, Field Notes and research projects VI, Halle (Saale) Year of publication 2013  

The next ESCAS conference in 2015 will take place in Switzerland

The newly founded „Halle-Zurich Centre for Anthropological Studies on Central Asia“ (CASCA) will organize and host the next ESCAS-conference at the University of Zurich. The Centre pursues to strengthen joint research efforts with a regional focus on Central Asia and is therefore an ideal venue for the next ESCAS-conference. The Centre builds on long-standing collaboration

Transnational Tablighi Jama’at Network in the context of Re-Islamisation in Kyrgyzstan: Local Practices and Contested Discourses
Vortragende(r): Mukaram Toktogulova, Anthropology Department at American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Organisator(en): Halle-Zurich Centre for Anthropological Studies on Central Asia (CASCA)
Ort: Small Seminar Room, MPI for Social Anthropology and Seminar for Social Anthropology, Halle (Saale)
European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS) XIII Biennial Conference 2013

Mitglieder von CASCA nehmen teil an der Koferenz European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS) XIII Biennial Conference 2013

„Zentrum für ethnologische Studien zu Zentralasien“ gegründet

Mit der Gründung eines “Zentrums für ethnologische Studien zu Zentralasien” starten die Abteilung “Integration und Konflikt” am MPI (Günther Schlee) und das Ethnologische Seminar an der Universität Zürich (Peter Finke) eine neue Zusammenarbeit. Das neue Zentrum basiert auf einer bereits langjährigen Kooperation. Das erste gemeinsame Projekt „Ethnic Differentiation, Interethnic Relations and Conflict in Central Asia: