Call for Book Chapters on Minorities of Central Asia

Vernon Press invites chapter proposals for a volume on “Minorities of Central Asia”, edited by Alena Zelenskaia  and Concha Maria Höfler.

We are seeking chapters that deal with any of the following sub-topics along the theme of minorities in broader Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan):

  • ethnic minorities
  • gender and sexual minorities
  • religious minorities
  • people with disabilities
  • minority languages
  • social exclusion and discrimination

Academic papers in all fields of Humanities and Social sciences, including interdisciplinary research papers are welcome.


Deadline for proposals: August 15, 2019

Deadline for first drafts: December 31, 2019


How to submit your proposal

Please submit one-page proposals including an annotated summary and a short biographical note.

For further questions or to submit your proposal, you can write to:

A paper that has been published previously may not be included.


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This proposal is due on August 15th 2019.

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