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A non-profit organization dedicated to fostering academic exchange between Central Asia and the rest of the world. https://t.co/c93oQtpwhR
Jul 2 10 tweets 4 min read
We have collected data on protests in Uzbekistan since 2018. The current events in #Karakalpakstan are significantly different from other examples of protest in the country in recent years SCALE: The scale of the protests are the largest in the country's recent history. Our data on 266 protests in Uzbekistan between 2018 and June 2021 showed an average of 38 protesters at each event, with a maximum of 1,000 oxussociety.org/projects/prote…
Jan 6 29 tweets 15 min read
We have compiled a list of books, reports and articles that can help you understand events in Kazakhstan. We have striven to include local scholars & publications from the past three years. This is a working list. So please comment with suggested additions oxussociety.org/resources-for-… The list includes: Toward Nationalizing Regimes Conceptualizing Power and Identity in the Post-Soviet Realm by @CreativeCorazon upittpress.org/books/97808229…
Jan 4 5 tweets 2 min read
For almost two years, we have been tracking protests in Central Asia. We have data on over 2500 protests from Jan 2018 to June 2021. While the Central Asia Protest Tracker has its limitations, we have documented a rise in protests, especially in Kazakhstan oxussociety.org/viz/protest-tr… Protests have spiked in Kazakhstan since the transfer of the presidency from Nazarbayev to Tokayev in March 2019. Image