News | May 1, 2023

Reclaiming the Narrative: Decolonizing Central Asian Studies for a More Inclusive Understanding

By Dr. Erica Marat, Dr. Botakoz Kassymbekova Article

Check out Dr. Erica Marat's article published in the American Political Science Association Newsletter, co-authored with Dr. Botakoz Kassymbekova, a lecturer and assistant professor of modern history at the University of Basel. Their article examines how the words used to describe Central Asia sometimes reinforce the region’s image as being part of Russia or the Soviet Union. Read it here (p.9-11).