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Central Asian Day 2018:

Conference showcasing research on Central Asia in France and beyond – Paris

27 November 2018

Venue: Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales (Paris)


 Invited talk:

“Development aid in Tajikistan: between donors and practice on the ground”

Karolina Kluczewska, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, GLOBALCONTEST research project (ANR), University of Paris 13
14 November 2018
Venue: Paris-Sud University


 Invited talk:

“IOM, Local Knowledge and a ‘Radicalisation Potential of Returning Migrants’ in Tajikistan”

Karolina Kluczewska, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, GLOBALCONTEST research project (ANR), University of Paris 13
6 November 2018
Venue: Centre for the International Politics of Knowledge, Aberystwyth University (UK)

Second Tomsk Anthropological Forum (TAF)

11-13 October 2018

Venue: National Research Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia,

  • Member of the Programme Committee and co-organization of the Migration Symposium within the TAF
  • Panel “Anthropology of Global Migration Governance”
  • Paper “International Organizations and Contested Knowledge in Global Migration Governance”
  • Round table “Migration and Development: Ongoing Field Contestations and Anthropological Critique”




22-23 June 2018

Venue: University of Geneva

Invited paper “Home-grown” Regionalism versus Trans-regionalism? Overlapping Dynamics of Regional Migration Governance in the Eurasian Migration System”


 Jean Monnet Project Conference 

“Approaches of the European Union and Russia to Transnational Security Challenges”

The event was organized within the framework of the Jean Monnet Project EUSECU-POLE (2016-2018) funded by the European Commission.

24-26 May, 2018

Venue: Lobachevsky University of Nizhny Novgorod

Partners:   University Paris-13 (CERAL), University of Strasbourg



“Non-traditional risks and challenges to Central Asian security”

17-18 May 2018

Venue: OSCE Academy, Bishkek

Discussant, panel “Re-defining security in the changing livelihoods in Central Asia


 The IX International Forum

“Migration bridges in Eurasia: models of effective migration management in the context of the development of the Eurasian integration project”

28-29 November 2017

Venue: Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University), Moscow

Paper “Communities of practice in migration governance: Central Asia and beyond”

Programme >>>


 Executive Training

The European Union against Transnational Security Challenges: Legal Framework, Policies and Practices”

This event was organized within the framework of the Jean Monnet Project EUSECU-POLE (2016-2018) funded by the European Commission.

16-19 October 2017

Venue: University of Strasbourg (France)

Partners: Lobachevsky University of Nizhny Novgorod  (Russia), University of Strasbourg (France), University Paris-13 (Paris)



“Contested Global Governance, Transformed Global Governors?”

3-4 July 2017

Venue: OSCE Academy (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)

Partners: University Paris-13 (Paris), American University of Central Asia (AUCA, Bishkek), French Institute for Central Asian Studies (IFEAC, Bishkek)


Joint ESCAS-CESS Conference

June 29-July 2, 2017

Venue: American University of Central Asia Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)

Paper “Practicing what They Preach: International Organizations and Communities of Practice in Central Asian Migration Governance Field”


 Research workshop

“Regional Approaches in Migration/Asylum Governance: Advancing the International Agenda”

23-24 June 2017

Venue: University of Geneva

Paper “International Organizations and Emergence of Communities of Practice in Central Asian Migration Governance”



“The Dynamics Of Regional Migration Governance”

25-26 May 2017

Venue: European University Institute, Florence

Paper “International organisations and emergence of communities of practice in Central Asian migration governance field”


Migration and mobility research group

18 May 2017

Venue: CERI/Sciences Po (Paris, France)

Invited talk “International Organizations as Migration Governors in Central Asia”


 International round table

“Migration and conflict: the experience of the EU and Russia” 

28-29 April 2017

Venue: Kazan Federal University (Russia)

Paper “Crisis” and “Conflict” Narratives in (Global) Migration Governance”



“Post-Communism 25+: Reflections on Social, Economic & Political Transitions”

6-8 October 2016

Venue: OSCE Academy, Issyk Kul (Kyrgyzstan)

Paper “Contesting Global Governance in ‘Weak’ States: International Organizations in Post-Soviet Central Asia”