2020 Central Eurasian Studies Conference

The Annual Central Eurasian Studies Conference will be held on February 29, 2020. The entire conference is free and open to the public.

Conference Program

A schedule of panels for the 26th annual conference will be posted when available

Call for Papers

The official CFP is now available.


Paper submissions are due by 22 November, 2019 and can be submitted to aces@indiana.edu

Keynote lecture

We are pleased to welcom Dr. Soren Stark as our keynote speaker at this year's conference. Dr. Stark is an Associate Professor of Central Asian Art and Archaeology at New York University. His research interests include the pre-Muslim Turks, art history, archaeology and, more recently, political and cultural interrelations between pastoral nomads in Central and Inner Asia and their sedentary neighbors.


A schedule of the conference will be posted when available.


We provide some basic information about accommodation in and travel to Bloomington.