One week to go: Webinar on higher education in Eurasia

No plans yet for Wednesday January 31st? Oh, you have plans? Time to cancel them and join us for a free webinar on higher education transformations in Eurasia! The time depends on where you are in the world... It will be: 09.30 New York/Toronto time, which is 14.30 London time, which is 21.30 Astana time, and …

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Free webinar on higher education transformations in Eurasia

Happy new year to all my blog readers - all 1,000+ of you! I hope 2018 has started well for you, wherever you are in the world and whatever your plans are for this year. I am looking forward to continuing to share news and reflections on the wonderful world of education, society and politics …

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ESCAS-CESS 2017 Conference report

The first joint conference of the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS) and the Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) was, it is fair to say, a roaring success. Held at the stunning new purpose-built campus of the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, ESCAS-CESS was the largest international conference of Central Eurasian …

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New university league for Eurasia

The Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) has set up a University League to 'ensure comprehensive, systematic scientific and methodological support for the development of the international Eurasian community in the spheres of the economy, science and technology, legal fundamentals and the philosophy of human life.' It's not aiming to capture all universities in the member countries …

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