Central Asia Reviews

Aims and Scope

This journal is convened by the Cambridge Central Asia Forum which aspires to encourage interdisciplinary research and brings together scholars from arts and humanities, social, natural and biological sciences to conduct research and to study and aid development in Central Asia. It is a peer-reviewed journal and is dedicated to Central Asian studies. It is edited by the editorial group of postgraduate students and fellows at the Cambridge Central Asian Forum in the University of Cambridge and published by the Cambridge Scientific Publishers (CSP). It seeks to be inclusive and endeavours to promote awareness about the region and to bring together a cross section of researchers in various disciplines working on and within Central Asia and not only Central Asian studies. The journal is a bi-annual publication and will also have special editions with specific themes as per new and exciting developments in the region.

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Guest Executive Committee

Prajakti Kalra, Cambridge Central Asia Forum
Nikolay Murashkin, University of Cambridge
Boram Shin, University of Cambridge

Associate Editor:
Diana Kudaibergenova., University of Cambridge

Editorial Board
Khamidulla Akbarov, National University of Uzbekistan
Munira Shahidi, Shahidi, Z. Shahidi Museum of Musical Culture, Tajikistan
Meruert Abusseitova, Suleimenov Institute of Oriental Studies, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Submission of manuscripts
Contributions to Cambridge Central Asia Reviews are published free of charge. Authors are requested to submit their papers to the Editor and each manuscript is individually peer-reviewed and evaluated and the page extent of papers is not limited. Group submissions (panels, thematic issues) are also evaluated individually. A proposal for group submissions is submitted in advance. Pages in colour are published free of charge. After acceptance of papers Cambridge Central Asia Reviews acquires copyright of all papers.

Subscriptions to Cambridge Central Asia Reviews can be ordered by contacting the publisher: info@cambridgescientificpublishers.com Discounts are available for libraries, institutes and universities: please contact the publisher. Each issue is published and supplied separately and special issues are assigned an ISBN and are also available as books


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Baikonur, Bagys and the Legacy of Soviet-Era Territorial Leases in Contemporary Central Asia
Paula Ganga

Institutions and Culture in Regional Interactions and Negotiations: The Case of Central Asia
Alisher Faizullaev

The Importance of Sustainable Environmental Management in Central Asia: Old Legacy and New Challenges
Ksenia Gerasimova

On the Causes of Socialism’s Deconstruction: People’s Perceptions in Contemporary Kazakhstan and Mongolia
Irina Morozova