Call for Papers: International Conference on Central Asia 2020

The 2nd International Conference on Central Asia (ICCA) will be jointly organized and hosted by Ala-Too International University, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan at the Ala-Too Campus.  The conference will be held on April 6-7, 2020. The conference will bring academics, professionals, and bureaucrats to share and discuss contemporary issues.

Conference Theme: “Between Europe and Asia: Emerging Central Asia and its Multi-Faceted Role in the Era of Connectivity”


  • In the search for a new identity? Central Asia as an emerging player,
  • Security challenges in Central Asia and beyond,
  • The rise of China and its implications for Central Asia,
  • South Asia-Central Asia: the challenges of connectivity,
  • The EU-Central Asia relations: challenges for the future,
  • Economic and trade cooperation of Central Asian republics with the EU and Asia,
  • Socio-cultural cooperation and connections: how to enhance people-to-people contacts?
  • Bilateral and multilateral interactions on multiple levels

The conference will take place in English. No registration fee. Free Pick-up and drop-off. Free meals during the conference and tour to the Ancient Burana Tower.

The deadline to submit an abstract is November 20, 2019.

For more information about the conference, click here.