The editorial team consist of three involved scholars. They were responsible for crafting the vision behind the handbook and bringing this group of European Central Asian experts together. 

The editorial team are:

  • Bruno De Cordier (University of Gent) – Senior content editor (History-Society)
  • Adrien Fauve (University of Paris-Sud) – Content editor (Politics-Society)
  • Jeroen Van den Bosch (Adam Mickiewicz University) – Content editor (History-Politics)

Review policy: Standard academic review policies apply. Each handbook chapter will be reviewed by at least two editors. And before publication, the handbook will be reviewed by 7 external world-class specialists (6 in different disciplines of CA and 1 in pedagogy), which will serve as anonymous reviewers to the involved authors.  

To see the full list of chapter topics click here.

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Dear Central Asian Expert.

EISCAS is an international education project that aims to improve the quality of teaching Central Asian Studies (CAS) by making new didactic materials and formulating recommendations for teachers, students and institutions.

Below you will find a survey especially designed for experts in this field.

The aim of the survey is to map professional trajectories of CAS experts/scholars/teachers in Europe and beyond in order to create curriculum design recommendations.

All project results will be freely available by the end of the project on our website (

Link to the survey

We greatly appreciate your feedback and support.

We did our best to keep the survey short, and we thank you in advance for your time in providing detailed answers.

PLEASE SHARE this survey with other specialists of Central Asia Studies you are in contact with.

The EISCAS project stands for: EURASIAN INSIGHTS: Strengthening Central Asian Studies in Europe.

Project number:2018-1-PL01-KA203-050674

Project duration: 1 September 2018 until 30 June 2021 (34 months).

The project is co-funded by the Erasmus plus program of the European Union.

Our website:

For more info about our project
For more info about our partners

Thank you in advance for your feedback and sharing,

The EISCAS team