ESCAS welcomes its new member, Professor Bruno De Cordier from the Department of Conflict and Development Studies of Ghent University.
Prof. De Cordier’s thematic interests related to the Caspian-Central Asian space include social history, identity and social mobility, the social impact of globalization, the aid economy, and the social role and position of Islam, Christianity and of religious actors in general. He worked for years in the sector of humanitarian and development aid before and has lived in Central Asia for several years. Countrywise, Professor De Cordier focuses on Azerbaijan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan.
If you are also interested in joining the ESCAS-community, please send the following information to
the membership secretary and treasurer Dr Zifa-Alua Auezova (zauezova[at]yahoo.com)
Fields of interest
The Lifetime membership fee is € 100.
A special reduced fee of € 50 applies for citizens of the following states: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
You can pay the membership fee by making a transfer to the following bank account:
Rabobank Bank, Account number: 143912747
Account holder: Zifa Auezova, “for ESCAS related payments”
IBAN: NL97 RABO 0143 9127 47 BIC: RABONL2U
Bank address: 87-91 ‘s-Hertogenbosch, 5224AS, Netherlands