Central Asia on Display

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Gabriele Rasuly-Paleczek, Julia Katschnig (eds.)

Proceedings of the VII. Conference of the European Society for Central Asian Studies

ISBN 978-3-8258-8309-4
Band-Nr. 1
Jahr 2005
Seiten 480
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Wiener Zentralasien Studien – Vienna Central Asian Studies


Despite its geostrategic importance and its easier
accessibility since the dissolvent of the Soviet Union,
Central Asia has never-theless remained a white spot on the
map of western scholarship and public awareness.

Bringing together papers presented at the VII
ESCAS-Conference, this volume aims to shed light on the
historical, political, cultural and socio-economic
development of this region. Scholars from within and
outside Central Asia discuss a wide range of topics,
covering historical processes and events on the one hand and
present developments of regional and global concern on the

Mag. Julia Katschnig studied Social
Journalism, Spanish and French at the University of Vienna.

Asst. Prof. Mag. Dr. Gabriele Rasuly-Paleczek
received an
MA in Sociology and Political Sciences and a Ph.D. in Social
Anthro-pology, Turkology and Islamic Studies from the
University of Vienna. Currently she acts as the chair person