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Diana T. Kudaibergenova (University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK)

Managing Editor:
Sebastien Peyrouse (George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA)

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Henry Hale (George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA)
Sean Roberts (George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA)
Cory Welt Cory Welt (George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA)

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International Editorial Board:
Gardner Bovingdon, Assistant Professor, Indiana University-Bloomington, USA
Alexander Cooley, Tow Professor, Barnard College, Columbia University, USA
Sally Cummings, Professor, University of St Andrews, UK
Antonio Giustozzi, King's College, London, UK
Pauline Jones Luong, Associate Professor, Brown University, USA
Nargis Kassenova, Director, Center for Central Asian Studies, KIMEP, Kazakhstan
Andrei Kazantsev, Director of the Analytical Center, MGIMO, Moscow, Russia
Simbal Khan, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Strategic Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan
Eric McGlinchey, Associate Professor, George Mason University, USA
Neil Melvin, SIPRI, Stockholm, Sweden
Nazif Shahrani, Professor, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
Meena Singh Roy, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, Delhi, India
Tomohiko Uyama, Director, Slavic Research Center, Sapporo University, Japan
Zhao Huasheng, Director, Center for Central Eurasian Studies, Fudan University, Shanghai, P.R. China

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Central Asian Affairs is a peer-reviewed journal that is published quarterly. It aims to feature innovative social science research on contemporary developments in the wider Central Asian region. Its coverage includes Central Asia, Afghanistan, the Caucasus, Xinjiang, neighboring powers (China, Iran, Pakistan, India, Russia, Turkey), and the role of leading international powers and donors in this region. Central Asian Affairs informs scholarly discourse and policy discussions on the region by engaging experts from across the academic arena, drawing on a diverse array of disciplines including political science, sociology, anthropology, economics, development studies, and security studies.
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