CACI Forum: The Xinjiang Crisis and the Rest of Central Asia: Impacts and Responses
Tuesday 26 March 2019 / 12:00 - 14:00 / Light lunch will be served at noon, program starts at 12:30
Washington, DC Middle East Institute. 1319 18th St NW, 20036 Washington, DC. Click here for a map
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The Uyghurs of Xinjiang constitute one of the oldest Turkic peoples and the first to be urbanized and to develop a written language and rich intellectual life. As such they are, in a historic and cultural sense, part of Central Asia. How has the ongoing crisis in Xinjiang affected Uyghurs, the Central Asian countries, and how have Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan responded?