Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus

«Central Eurasian Studies World Wide»

Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
 

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E-Mail Announcement and News/Discussion Lists
in Central Eurasian Studies

«CESWW» is sponsored by the Harvard Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus |


Contents of This Page:

º Overview

º Announcement Lists

º Lists Focusing on Central Eurasia

º Lists Covering Broader Regions Including Central Eurasia

º Websites for Searching for Lists

º Probable Defunct Lists

Overview

The list of E-Mail Announcement and News/Discussion Lists in Central Eurasian Studies is a compilation of "listservers" --information sources which are distributed to subscribers via e-mail.  The list includes information on such e-mail lists related to Central Eurasia, as well as to Central Eurasia as a part of broader adjacent regions.  The list provides a) topic description, b) subscription info, c) archive info, and other information where available.

Lists come in several kinds: 1) If you want to keep abreast of what is happening in Central Eurasian studies, there are several relevant Announcement Lists.  The most comprehensive of these is Central-Eurasia-L, covering all aspects of the field worldwide.  Others cover announcements related to specific institutions, such as Central-Asia-Harvard-List (Harvard) and IAUNRC_Announce (Indiana Univ.).

Announcement Lists (no posting of discussion or news)

º Agenda-Central (IIAS-NIAS)

º Announcements-L (IATP Uzbekistan)

º Central-Eurasia-L - Announcement List for Central Eurasian Studies («CESWW»)

º Central-Asia-Harvard-List - Announcement List for Central Eurasian Studies at Harvard Univ.

º IAS International Exchange (Islamic Area Studies Project, Tokyo)

º IAUNRC_Announce (Inner Asian & Uralic NRC, Indiana Univ.)

News and Discussion Lists Focusing on Central Eurasia (or subregions) 

º Afghanistan

º Afghanistan Mailing List

º AfghanNews

º AfghanStudies

º Azerbaijan

º AzerTurk - Azerbaijan Discussion Group

º CAMSP-L - Discussion List for Journalists in Central Asia

º Caspian News (Eurasia)

º Caucasus

º CaucasusInfo

º CENASIA - Former Soviet Republics - Central Asia Political Discussion List

º CentralAsiaNews

º Chechnya-sl

º Crimea-L

º E-Majlis-L - Azerbaijan Discussion

º Eurasia-Geopolitics

º Groong - Armenian News Network

º Habarlar-L - Azerbaijan News Distribution Listserver

º Idel-Ural Tatarlary

º IICS-News

º Jobs-GE

º Karaylar-L

º Kazaklist - Kazakstan Discussion, Information and News List

º Kazaklist (yahoogroups)

º Kirgiz - World Kyrgyz Community Discussion List

º KyrgyzNews

º MUTTI-L

º Oriental-List

º Research-L

º SAS - Society for Armenian Studies

º SilkRoad-L

º SMongol-L

º Tatar-L - Tatar E-Mail List

º Tibetan-Studies-L

º Tibet-L

º Turkistan-L

º Turkoloji - Turkology Communication and Discussion Group

º UIGHUR-L

º Uzbek-News

News and Discussion Lists Covering Broader Regions Including Central Eurasia 

º Adabiyat

º Alum-RSEPCI

º ANE

º AnthEurasia - Anthropology and Cultural Studies of Former Soviet Bloc

º ARABIC-INFO - Global Network for Arab Studies

º ASIALIB Asian Librarians List

º CEEMAN-L Mailing List

º CIVILSOC Center for Civil Society International

º EastAsia-Research

º East-West-Research

º Friends and Partners List

º H-ASIA

º H-BAHAI

º H-ISLAMART

º H-RUSSIA

º H-SAE - Society for the Anthropology of Europe

º H-TURK

º IAS International Exchange

º Iranian-News

º ISLAM-L - History of Islam

º ISL-SCI

º LCTL-T - Less Commonly Taught Languages

º MEIG-L

º MENA Info

º MENA-H

º Mountain-Forum

º NEAsianStudies

º NISJobs

º NISScholarships

º ORIENT List

º OXIANA

º Post-Socialist-Geographies

º RAMIT-L

º REECENTERS

º Russian-Studies

º RussiaTravel

º SEELANGS

º SLAVLIBS - Slavic Librarians List
 

Websites where one may search for information about other list servers 

Some Lists Which Are No Longer Operating

º ALTAINET - Altaic Languages and Linguistics

º Ferghana-Valley

º KYRGYZL

º MUSLIMS

º Partner-L

º Qafqaz Forum

º RUSHIST - Russian History List [pre-1917]

º South-Asia-Studies-L

º SOVHIST - Discussion of the Soviet History
 


Due to the constantly changing Internet, some of this information may be obsolete.  We would appreciate any information on corrections or additions -- please send them to <CESWW(a)fas.harvard.edu>.

Last updated: 26 January 2002 (partial).


Announcement Lists (no discussion)

Agenda-Central

Agenda-Central is a part of Agenda Asia, which is produced by the IIAS-NIAS Strategic Alliance for Asian Studies (based at University of Copenhagen).
 

º Website: http://eurasia.nias.ku.dk/agenda/Central/

º To subscribe: Send a message with "Subscribe" as the "Subject:" to <agenda-central(a)nias.ku.dk>

º Posting address: <agenda-central(a)nias.ku.dk>

º Moderator: <agenda-central-request(a)nias.ku.dk> 


Announcements-L

This is to announce conferences, requests for articles and other academic events (primarily for scholars in Uzbekistan and Central Asia).
 

º Website: http://www.irex-scholars.uz/

º To subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <announcements-l-request(a)irex-scholars.uz>

º Members: 1,156 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Mar. 2000

º Sponsored by: IREX IATP (Uzbekistan)


Central-Eurasia-L - Announcement List for Central Eurasian Studies

Central-Eurasia-L is an e-mail announcement list for Central Eurasian Studies -- including the region from Eastern Turkistan and Mongolia to Afghanistan, the Caucasus, and Islamic and Turkic regions of Russia.  The purpose of this list is to enable the distribution of announcements about matters of interest to Central Eurasian Studies.  This information distribution list is moderated and is *not* for discussion, and therefore subscribers need not fear lengthy messages or opinion and polemics.  This appears to be the most widely subscribed list of any relevant to the Central Eurasian region.
 

º Website: CESWW_Central-Eurasia-L.html

º Archive: See website above.

º To Subscribe: Visit the webpage (as shown above)

º Posting Address: <CEL(a)fas.harvard.edu>

º Founded: 1995

º Members: ~4,100 (Sept. 2004)

º Submissions: Moderated

º Traffic: ca. 2-3 messages/day average

º Editorial address: <CEL(a)fas.harvard.edu>

º Chief Editor: John Schoeberlein

º Sponsored by: Harvard Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus <http://centasia.fas.harvard.edu/>


Central-Asia-Harvard-List - Announcement List for Central Asian Studies at Harvard University

The Harvard Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus operates an e-mail distribution list for Central Eurasian Studies at Harvard and in the broader Harvard community.  All those interested in learning about what is going on in Central Eurasian Studies around Harvard are encouraged to subscribe.
 

º Website: http://centasia.fas.harvard.edu/Subscribe_CAHL.html

º Archive: http://centasia.fas.harvard.edu/cahl_arch.html

º To Subscribe: Visit the webpage (as shown above); or send a message with the subject "subscribe Central-Asia-Harvard-List", including your full name and Harvard affiliation (if any) to <centasia(a)fas.harvard.edu>

º Posting Address: <centasia(a)fas.harvard.edu>

º Founded: February 1996

º Members: ~2,000 (Aug. 2003)

º Submissions: Moderated

º Traffic: ca. 2 messages per week average

º Sponsored by: Harvard Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus <http://centasia.fas.harvard.edu/>

º Editorial Address: <centasia(a)fas.harvard.edu>

º Chief Editor: John Schoeberlein 


IAUNRC_Announce

Announcements on Inner Asian and Uralic studies at Indiana University.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a message with the text "subscribe IAUNRC_Announce" to majordomo(a)indiana.edu

º Posting Address: <IAUNRC_Announce(a)majordomo.ucs.indiana.edu>

º Sponsored by: Inner Asian and Altaic NRC, Indiana University


Khazaria-Announce

Khazaria-Announce brings you the latest news and information about explorations of the history and archaeology of the Jewish kingdom of Khazaria, a world power in eastern Europe that flourished as an independent state from the 7th to the 11th centuries. The list mainly consists of occasional mailings of information in the following categories: (1) reviews and announcements of new books and articles in the subject area; (2) news about relevant new conferences, television programs, museum exhibitions, and discoveries; and (3) news about significant updates or additions to the Khazaria.com website.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank message to <khazaria-announce-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: <Khazaria-Announce(a)yahoogroups.com>  


News and Discussion Lists Focusing on Central Eurasia (or subregions)

Afghanistan

This list provides an opportunity for Afghans and non-Afghans to keep up with the on-goings events within Afghanistan.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <afghanistan-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: afghanistan(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/afghanistan

º Members: 72 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: May 1998  


Afghanistan Mailing List

The purpose of the list is to facilitate discussion between Afghans regarding the problems in Afghanistan, and to share news reports.
 

º To Subscribe: Visit: http://lists.nu/subscribe.cgi/afghanistan ; or send an e-mail with the text "subscribe afghanistan" to <majordomo(a)lists.nu>

º Posting Address: afghanistan(a)lists.nu

º Archive: Available via FTP at: ftp://lists.nu/pub/afghan/ (apparently not up to date)  


AfghanNews

Daily news on Afghanistan.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <AfghanNews-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: afghannews(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AfghanNews

º Members: 71 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Feb. 2001  


AfghanStudies

Listserver for the Online Center for Afghan Studies (Afghan-Politics.org).
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <AfghanStudies-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: afghanstudies(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AfghanStudies

º Members: 84 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: May 2000

º Sponsor: Online Center for Afghan Studies <http://www.afghan-politics.org>  


Azerbaijan

This Azerbaijan e-mail group is created to enhance relations among all citizens of Azerbaijan Republic as well as all Azeris living throughout out the world and all those who just want to find out more about our beautiful country.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <azerbaijan-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: azerbaijan(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/azerbaijan

º Members: 72 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Oct. 1998  


AzerTurk - Azerbaijan Discussion Group

Discussion of Azerbaijan.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <azerturk-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: azerturk(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/azerturk

º Members: 213 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Feb. 1999  


CAMSP-L - Discussion List for Journalists in Central Asia

This listserv will allow Uzbek, Kazakhstani, Kyrgyzstani and Tajik journalists to communicate with each other on contemporary issues. We encourage people to post in either English or Russian.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail to <camsp-l-request(a)camsp.uz>

º Posting Address: camsp-l(a)camsp.uz

º Website: http://www.camsp.uz/mailman/listinfo/camsp-l

º Members: 3 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Mar. 2000

º Sponsor: Central Asia Media Support Project (CAMSP); Hosted by: IREX IATP  


Caucasus

The travel discussion list for people interested in travel within the Transcaucasian Republics of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, and the North Caucasus region (Krasnodar Kray, Stavropol Kray, Dagestan, Adygea, Karachay-Cherkassia, Kabardino-Balkaria, North Ossetia, Ingushetia and Chechenya) of the Russian Federation, as well as surrounding regions such as Eastern Turkey, Azarbayjan Provinces of Iran, and Kalmykia and Rostov and Astrakhan Oblasts of the Russian Federation.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <caucasus-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: caucasus(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/caucasus

º Members: 363 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Jan. 1999  


CaucasusInfo

CaucasusInfo is a discussion group on the history and politics of the Caucasus region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, the North Caucasus, and neighboring regions of Turkey and Iran).
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <caucasusinfo-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: caucasusinfo(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/caucasusinfo

º Members: 105 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Jul. 2000  


CENASIA - Former Soviet Republics - Central Asia Political Discussion List

Discussion of politics and other questions related to Central Asia.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe CENASIA YourFirstName YourLastName" to <listserv(a)lists.mcgill.ca>

º Posting Address: cenasia(a)lists.mcgill.ca

º Members: 535 (Feb. 2001)  


CentralAsiaNews

CentralAsiaNews carries news from all around Central Asia and parts of the Caucasus (Azerbaijan).
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <centralasianews-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: centralasianews(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/centralasianews

º Members: 16 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Feb. 2001  


Chechnya-sl

This list is devoted to the current situation in Chechnya, particularly sharing the news about recent developments. It is also focused on the human rights of the victims of invasion, as well as humanitarian aid issues.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <chechnya-sl-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: chechnya-sl(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/chechnya-sl

º Members: 506 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: 1995

º Moderator: chechnya-sl-owner(a)yahoogroups.com  


Crimea-L

CRIMEA-L is a discussion list dedicated to Crimea, Crimean Tatar people, and related topics.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <crimea-l-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: crimea-l(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/crimea-l

º Members: 399 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Nov. 1998

º Sponsor: International Committee for Crimea (ICC) <http://www.iccrimea.org/>  


E-Majlis-L - Azerbaijan Discussion

This list is a discussion list about Azerbaijan.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe E-Majlis-L YourFirstName YourLastName" to <listproc(a)usc.edu>

º Posting Address: e-majlis-l(a)usc.edu  


Caspian News (Eurasia)

Caspian News (Eurasia) is the mailing list of the International Institute for Caspian Studies. Informing you on subjects regarding the socio-political and economical aspects of the Caspian Sea and all surrounding countries. Including Iran, Kazakstan, Azerbaijan, Daghestan, Russian, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Georgia, Turkmenistan, and the Caucasus. The mailing list will also cover issues regarding the gas and oil industry in that region.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <eurasia-subscribe(a)topica.com>

º Posting Address: eurasiae(a)topica.com

º Website: http://www.caspianstudies.com

º Archive: http://www.topica.com/lists/eurasia/read

º Members: 244 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Dec. 1999  


Eurasia-Geopolitics

The purpose of this list is to discuss geopolitical relations and the internal politics of the countries of the Central Eurasian Region including countries of the Former Soviet Union, Balkans, formerly Communist Central Europe, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Participants are encouraged to contribute information and opinion about the region's geopolitical relations or particular countries. The emphasis will be on serious discussion and exchange of information from a comparative perspective.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <eurasia-geopolitics-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: eurasia-geopolitics(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/eurasia-geopolitics/

º Members: 403 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: July 1999

º Sponsor: Eurasia Research Center http://eurasianews.com/erc/homepage.com 


Groong - Armenian News Network

Groong is a non-partisan, pan-Armenian news network.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe Groong YourFirstName YourLastName" to <Groong-request(a)usc.edu>

º Posting Address: Armenian News Network <groong(a)usc.edu>

º Website: http://groong.usc.edu/  


Habarlar-L - Azerbaijan News Distribution Listserver

Habarlar-L is a news and information list that is open to all. Habarlar-L Azerbaijan News Distribution Listserver, an educational list at the University of Southern California, has been established in October 1996. It has become the first and only listserver dedicated to news on and around Azerbaijan. Habarlar-L offers nearly all news sources covering the area. Some of the news are from popular sources such as RFE/RL, VOA, REUTERS. Meanwhile, a good portion of the remaining news are from rare, sometimes exclusive sources, such as local Azerbaijani and international press and magazines. The three official languages of the list are English, Russian and Azerbaijani. However, absolute majority of the news traffic is in English.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe Habarlar-L YourFirstName YourLastName" to <listproc(a)usc.edu>

º Posting Address: habarlar-l(a)usc.edu

º Website: http://scf.usc.edu/~baguirov/azeri/habarlar-l.htm

º Moderator: Adil Baguirov <baguirov(a)castor.usc.edu>  


Idel-Ural Tatarlary

Idel-Ural Tatarlary mail group is created for the purpose of uniting Tatars, who recognize Idel-Ural (Bulgar, Kazan Khanate) as their historical motherland.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <idel-ural-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: idel-ural(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/idel-ural

º Members: 73 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Jan. 1999  


IICS-News

IICS-News is the discussion list of the International Institute for Caspian Studies. In this list we will discuss the socio, economic and political situation of the Caspian Sea and related topics and regions. Covering Iran, Daghestan, Kazakstan, Kirgizstan, Azerbaijan, Russia, Afghanistan. It will also cover items related to the oil and industry in that region.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <iics-news-subscribe(a)topica.com>

º Posting Address: IICS-News(a)topica.com

º Website: http://www.topica.com/lists/iics-news

º Archive: http://www.topica.com/lists/iics-news/read

º Members: 106 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Dec. 1999  


Jobs-GE

JOBS-GE is a free job announcement list based in the Republic of Georgia.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <jobs-ge-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: Jobs-GE(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/jobs-ge

º Members: 382 (Apr. 2000)

º Founded: June 1999  


Karaylar-L

Discussion list about Karaims.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <karaylar-l-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: karaylar-l(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/karaylar-l

º Members: 104 (Apr. 2000)

º Founded: Aug. 1998  


Kazaklist - Kazakstan Discussion, Information and News List

Kazaklist is a mailing list for sharing information about Kazakstan and the Kazak people. Posts about Central Asia of a general nature are also welcome
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <kazaklist-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: kazaklist(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/kazaklist

º Members: 40 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Feb. 2000  


Kazaklist (yahoogroups)

Kazaklist is a discussion group about Kazakstan. News about Kazak economic, political, and legal affairs are often posted to the list.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe Kazaklist" to <majordomo(a)indiana.edu>

º Posting Address: To post a message to the list, send it to: <Kazaklist(a)indiana.edu>.

º Moderator: Manager: Talant Mawkanuli <owner-kazaklist(a)indiana.edu>  


Kirgiz - World Kyrgyz Community Discussion List

The reason, idea and aim of creating this e-Group is to help Kyrgyz people living and studying all around the world. All For a Better Kyrgyzstan!
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <kirgiz-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: kirgiz(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/kirgiz

º Members: 138 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Mar. 2000  


KyrgyzNews

News all about Kyrgyzstan. A web based mailing tool to share all the information concerning and about Kyrgyzstan. Currently, there are mainly daily news from Kyrgyz Service of Radio Liberty, Prague, as well as some reports from different financial institutions (see Files folder).
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <kyrgyznews-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: kyrgyznews(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/kyrgyznews

º Members: 219 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Mar 6, 2000  


MUTTI-L

MUTTI-L is an open, unmoderated mailing list dedicated to discussions on Independence for Eastern Turkestan, Inner Mongolia, Tibet and Taiwan.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe MUTTI-L" to <majordomo(a)taklamakan.org>

º Posting Address: mutti-l(a)taklamakan.org

º Website: http://www.taklamakan.org/mutti-l/

º Founded: July 1997

º Moderator: List administrators: <owner-mutti-l(a)taklamakan.org>, Oyunbilig <imppemail(a)aol.com>, Konchuk Gangchen Gonpo <gangchen_gonpo(a)usa.net>

º Sponsor: International Taklamakan Uyghur Human Rights Association (ITUHRA)  


Oriental-List

The list provides a forum for the discussion of travel in China, and across China's borders to its nearer neighbours, including Mongolia, the new Central Asian States, Pakistan, Nepal, Indo-China, etc. Practical travel queries; discussions of the merits of individual destinations or routes; accounts of individual experiences; historical and cultural material relevant to China travel; reviews and notifications of other China travel resources (publications, websites, public lectures, etc); political, legal, and ethical matters to do with travel in China; and China travel news items are all welcome.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to: <subscribe-oriental-list(a)list.xianzai.com>

º Moderator: Peter Neville-Hadley <pnh(a)axion.net>  


Research-L

This is to find research partners and to post requests for research assistance. Post your research topic. Focus on Uzbekistan and neighboring regions.
 

º To Subscribe: Visit: http://www.irex-scholars.uz/ ; or send an e-mail with the text "subscribe" to <research-l-request(a)irex-scholars.uz>

º Posting Address: research-l(a)irex-scholars.uz

º Website: http://www.irex-scholars.uz/

º Members: 120 (Mar. 2001)

º Traffic: Traffic: 1-2 postings/mo.

º Founded: Mar. 2000

º Sponsor: IREX Internet Access and Training Program (IATP) Uzbekistan  


SAS - Society for Armenian Studies

The mailing list of the Society for Armenian Studies at the Armenian Research Center, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 4901 Evergreen Rd., Dearborn, MI 48128-1491
 

º Website: http://www.umd.umich.edu/dept/armenian/sas/  


SilkRoad-L

Silkroad-L is an unmoderated list. It is mainly used to act as a bulletin board for recent discoveries, news, and publications. It serves as an exchange for queries and answers. Discussion on the Silk Road related subjects is welcome.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <silkroad-l-subscribe(a)topica.com>

º Posting Address: silkroad-l(a)topica.com

º Website: http://www.silk-road.com

º Members: 683 (Mar. 2001)

º Traffic: Traffic: 4 messages per week

º Founded: Dec 15, 1999

º Sponsor: The Silkroad Foundation  


SMongol-L

SMONGOL-L is an open, unmoderated mailing list dedicated to discussions on Southern (Inner) Mongolia, the people and related topics
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "SUBscribe SMONGOL-L" to <majordomo(a)taklamakan.org>

º Posting Address: smongol-l(a)taklamakan.org

º Website: http://www.taklamakan.org/smongol-l

º Moderator: Oyunbilig <oyunbilig(a)taklamakan.org>, Jack Churchward <trinley(a)taklamakan.org>  


Tatar-L - Tatar E-Mail List

Tatar/Tatarstan culture discussion group. For Tatars and non-Tatars interested in Tatar culture, history or current affairs. We accept posts in any language, but prefer English or Tatar. You have to be a member to post, but anyone can read the archive.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <tatar-l-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: tatar-l(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tatar-l

º Members: 270 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Nov. 1998  


Tibetan-Studies-L

Tibetan-Studies-L was established by the Australian National University to provide a world-wide communications vehicle and a central electronic archive for anyone working on, or interested in the study of art, culture, demography, economy, history, language, literature, politics, philosophy, religion and society in Tibet and the related regions of Bhutan, China, India, Mongolia and Nepal.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe Tibetan-Studies-L YourEmailAddress" to <majordomo(a)coombs.anu.edu.au>

º Posting Address: tibetan-studies-l(a)coombs.anu.edu.au

º Members: 345 (Oct. 99)

º Moderator: <tibetan-studies-l-approval(a)cairo.anu.edu.au>  


Tibet-L

Discussion of Tibet.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe tibet-l" to <listserv(a)listserv.indiana.edu>

º Posting Address: tibet-l(a)listserv.indiana.edu

º Members: 391 (Oct. 99)  


Turkistan-L

Discussion of the region of Turkistan.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <turkistan-l-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: turkistan-l(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/turkistan-l

º Members: 86 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: 1997  


Turkoloji - Turkology Communication and Discussion Group

Turkology Communication and Discussion Group is an e-mail group on Turkish language, literature, history, art etc.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <turkoloji-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: turkoloji(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/turkoloji

º Members: 450 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Nov. 1998  


UIGHUR-L

UIGHUR-L is dedicated to the discussions on Eastern Turkestan (this region is also known as Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of PRC), the Uighur people and related topics. UIGHUR-L is a medium for discussing Eastern Turkestan(i)-related (views and opinions on) culture and arts (literature, culinary, music, dances, songs, poetry, paintings); history, religion; economics and business; politics, humanitarian aid and refugees; education, science and research; travel, tourism and geography; sports and entertainment; and of course, the topic of high importance: organizing and coordinating Eastern Turkestani/Uighur support activities.
 

º Posting Address: uighur-l(a)taklamakan.org

º Website: http://www.taklamakan.org/uighur-l/

º Founded: Mar. 1997

º Moderator: List Administrators: Mehmet Tutuncu <sota(a)taklamakan.org> and Jack Churchward <trinley(a)taklamakan.org>

º Sponsor: International Taklamakan Uighur Human Rights Association  


Uzbek-News

The list is for exchange of information and distribution of news items covering ongoing developments in today's Uzbekistan.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <uzbek-news-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: uzbek-news(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/uzbek-news

º Members: 107 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: July 1999

º Sponsor: Eurasia Research Center <eurasia2(a)sprynet.com>


News and Discussion Lists Covering Broader Regions Including Central Eurasia

Adabiyat

Discussions on Persian, Arabic, Urdu and Turkish literatures.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe adabiyat" to <majordomo(a)listhost.uchicago.edu>

º Posting Address: adabiyat(a)listhost.uchicago.edu

º Members: 350 (May 2000)  


Alum-RSEPCI

This electronic mailing list is to facilitate discussion on various topics of interest, encourage the exchange of information, and maintain and develop new relationships with colleagues among Regional Scholar Exchange Program and Freedom Support Act Fellowships in Contemporary Issues alumni. The electronic mailing list is also a means by which alumni may share information about conferences, grant opportunities, and other useful information for professional and scholarly alumni.
 

º To Subscribe: Visit: http://www.irex.org/mailman/listinfo/alum-rsepci

º Posting Address: alum-rsepci(a)info.irex.org

º Website: http://www.irex.org/mailman/listinfo/alum-rsepci

º Archive: http://www.irex.org/pipermail/alum-rsepci/  


ANE

ANE is a mailing list on topics and issues of interest in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, from the Indus to the Nile, and from the beginnings of human habitation to the rise of Islam. It is intended to provide a medium for discussion among scholars and students actively engaged in research and study of this broad field.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe ane" or "subscribe ane-digest" to <majordomo(a)oi.uchicago.edu>

º Website: http://www-oi.uchicago.edu/OI/ANE/OI_ANE.html  


AnthEurasia - Anthropology and Cultural Studies of Former Soviet Bloc

AnthEurasia is an e-mail discussion list for the anthropology and cultural studies of the former Soviet Bloc. Subscribers join discussion and pool information on ideas, events and resources in the study of the culture and society of the countries of the former Soviet sphere in Asia and Eastern Europe.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the subject "subscribe" to <AnthEurasia-L-request(a)fas.harvard.edu>

º Posting Address: AnthEurasia-L(a)fas.harvard.edu

º Members: 422 (Aug. 2003)

º Traffic: low

º Founded: Nov. 1995.

º Moderator: John Schoeberlein <schoeber(a)fas.harvard.edu>

º Sponsor: Harvard Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus  


ARABIC-INFO - Global Network for Arab Studies

ARABIC-INFO is the listserv of the Arab Studies community. Positions announcements, calls for papers, announcements for conferences, new publications, notes on research in progress, news of Arab/Middle Eastern Studies Programs, and funding opportunities, are some of the information subscribers receive.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe arabic-info" to <majordomo(a)dartmouth.edu>

º Posting Address: arabic-info(a)dartmouth.edu

º Website: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~kadhim/arabicinfo.html  


ASIALIB Asian Librarians List

A mailing list for librarians with interest in Asian collections
 

º Posting Address: asialib(a)info.anu.edu.au  


CEEMAN-L Mailing List

CEEMAN-L is a mailing list for business/economics faculty in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Newly-Independent States (NIS) of the former Soviet Union. The purpose of the list is to distribute information about new funding opportunities, information and research resources, and to facilitate partnerships between western business schools and business schools in Central/Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "sub CEEMAN-L YourFirstName YourLastName" to <listserv(a)lists.maine.edu>

º Posting Address: ceeman-l(a)lists.maine.edu

º Archive: http://ecolu-info.unige.ch/archives/

º Members: ca. 900 (Mar. 2001)

º Traffic: ca. 15-20 postings/week

º Founded: 1994

º Moderator: Dennis McConnell <mac(a)maine.edu>

º Sponsor: Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN)  


CIVILSOC Center for Civil Society International

Civil Society News and Resources for the former USSR. An electronic mailing list of news and resources, electronic and print, of interest to individuals and organizations engaged in civil society institution-building projects in the NIS (former USSR).
 

º To Subscribe: Contact <ccsi(a)u.washington.edu>

º Posting Address: civilsoc(a)solar.rtd.utk.edu

º Website: http://fpmail.friends-partners.org/mailman/listinfo.cgi/civilsoc

º Archive: http://solar.rtd.utk.edu/~ccsi/

º Sponsor: Center for Civil Society International (CCSI) <civilsoc(a)solar.rtd.utk.edu>  


EastAsia-Research

The list was set up in June 1995 to provide an opportunity for researchers (particularly postgraduates) who are working in the field of East Asian Studies to make contacts across space, to sound out and respond to ideas, to exchange data sources and news relating to research in the field and to compare research experiences.
 

º To Subscribe: Visit: http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/wa.exe?SUBED1=eastasia-research&A=1

º Posting Address: eastasia-research(a)jiscmail.ac.uk

º Website: http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/eastasia-research.html

º Archive: http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/eastasia-research.html

º Members: 136 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: June 1995

º Moderator: Gavin Younger  


East-West-Research

The aim of the list is to act as:- a clearing house for information on the research currently underway, a 'dating agency' for possible research collaboration, a sounding board for the pre-publication of research findings, and a general forum for the discussion of research problems and research related issues.
 

º Posting Address: east-west-research(a) jiscmail.ac.uk

º Website: http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/east-west-research.html

º Members: 252 (Mar. 2001)

º Moderator: Nigel Swain <swainnj(a)liverpool.ac.uk>, Toni Ketterer <kolag(a)essex.ac.uk>  


Friends and Partners List

This list is designed to help coordinate and communicate information concerning the new U.S.-Russian jointly developed information service by the same name.
 

º To Subscribe: Visit: http://fpmail.friends-partners.org/mailman/listinfo.cgi/friends

º Posting Address: friends(a)friends-partners.org

º Website: http://fpmail.friends-partners.org/mailman/listinfo.cgi/friends  


H-ASIA

The primary purpose of H-ASIA is to enable historians and other Asia scholars to easily communicate current research and teaching interests; to discuss new articles, books, papers, approaches, methods and tools of analysis; to test new ideas and share comments and tips on teaching.
 

º To Subscribe: Visit: http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~asia/disclist/h-asia/

º Posting Address: h-asia(a)h-net.msu.edu

º Website: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~asia/disclist/h-asia/

º Archive: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/logs/  


H-BAHAI

Scholarly discussion of the culture and history of millenarian and/or esoteric religious traditions originating in modern Iran, such as Shaykhism, Babism and the Baha'i faith, and makes available diverse bibliographical, research, and teaching aids.
 

º To Subscribe: Visit: http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/lists/subscribe.cgi?list=H-Bahai

º Posting Address: h-bahai(a)h-net.msu.edu

º Website: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~bahai/  


H-ISLAMART

H-Islamart promotes high standards of scholarship and instruction in the history of Islamic Art. Its purpose is to facilitate communication among its members through meetings and through the HIA Newsletter and Directory; and to promote scholarly cooperation among persons and organizations concerned with the study of Islamic Art.
 

º To Subscribe: Visit: http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/lists/subscribe.cgi?list=H-Islamart

º Posting Address: h-islamart(a)h-net.msu.edu

º Website: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~islamart/

º Archive: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/logs/

º Moderator: Alan Fisher <fishera(a)pilot.msu.edu>  


H-RUSSIA

H-RUSSIA is an international electronic discussion group, set up at Michigan State University in order to provide a forum for scholars of Russian and Soviet history.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "sub h-russia FirstName Surname, Institutional Affiliation" to <listserv(a)h-net.msu.edu>

º Posting Address: h-russia(a)h-net.msu.edu

º Website: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~russia/disclist/index.html

º Archive: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/logs/

º Members: ca. 1,000 (Mar. 2001)

º Moderator: Elizabeth Morrow Clark <eclark(a)mail.wtamu.edu>  


H-SAE - Society for the Anthropology of Europe

H-SAE is an international scholarly online discussion list on the anthropology of Europe. H-SAE is affiliated with the Society for the Anthropology of Europe, a section of the American Anthropological Association. H-SAE is open to scholars, advanced students, teachers, and professionals who desire participation in academic discussions of the anthropology of Europe.
 

º To Subscribe: Visit: http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~sae/ ; or send an e-mail with the text "SUB H-SAE firstname surname, school (e.g. SUB H-SAE Leonard Moss, Wayne State U.)" to <listserv(a)h-net.msu.edu>

º Website: http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~sae/

º Moderator: Principal Editor: Tony Galt <galta(a)uwgb.edu>  


H-TURK

The e-mail list for humanists and social scientists in the general area of Turkish studies [including the Ottoman past and more general Turkic present--Central Asian Turks as well as Middle Eastern and Balkan Turks. It is owned by the Turkish Studies Association [TSA].
 

º To Subscribe: Visit: http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/lists/subscribe.cgi?list=H-Turk

º Posting Address: h-turk(a)h-net.msu.edu

º Website: http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~turk/

º Archive: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/logs/

º Moderator: turk(a)h-net.msu.edu  


IAS International Exchange

Information list for the Islamic Area Studies Project (Japan).
 

º To Subscribe: Visit: http://www.l.u-tokyo.ac.jp/IAS/HP-e2/mailing.html

º Posting Address: ias-jp(a)l.u-tokyo.ac.jp

º Website: http://www.l.u-tokyo.ac.jp/IAS/  


Iranian-News

This is a moderated group for exchange and distribution of news items about current developments in Iran and Iran's relations with the outside world.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <iranian-news-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: iranian-news(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/iranian-news

º Members: 74 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: July 1999

º Sponsor: Eurasia Research Center <eurasia2(a)sprynet.com>, http://eurasianews.com/iran/iranhome.htm  


ISLAM-L - History of Islam

ISLAM-L is a forum for debate, discussion, and the exchange of information by students and scholars of the history of Islam. ISLAM-L is ready to distribute newsletters from study groups, and to post announcements of meetings and calls for papers.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe islam-l YourLastName YourFirstName" to <listserv(a)listserv.louisville.edu>

º Posting Address: islam-l(a)listserv.louisville.edu

º Moderator: s346223(a)student.uq.edu.au  


ISL-SCI

ISL-SCI is a discussion list dealing with issues of Islam and science including history, sociology, anthropology, economics, politics, natureal sciences, and exegisis.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe isl-sci" to <listserv(a)listserv.vt.edu>

º Posting Address: isl-sci(a)listserv.vt.edu  


LCTL-T - Less Commonly Taught Languages

Information on Less Commonly Taught Languages
 

º Posting Address: lctl-t(a)tc.umn.edu

º Website: http://carla.acad.umn.edu/lctl/listservs.html  


MEIG-L

Information exchange for the Middle East Interest Group
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "sub MEIG-L firstname lastname" to <listserv(a)uga.cc.uga.edu>

º Posting Address: meig-l(a)uga.cc.uga.edu  


MENA Info

Middle East and North African information.
 

º Posting Address: menainfo(a)listbot.com

º Website: http://MENAInfo.listbot.com/  


MENA-H

Discussion list on Middle East-North Africa History
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "sub MENA-L YourFirstName Your LastName" to <listserv(a)ulkyvm.louisville.edu>

º Posting Address: MENA-H(a)ulkyvm.louisville.edu  


Mountain-Forum

Information for the Mountain Forum
 

º Posting Address: mtn-forum(a)mtnforum.org  


NEAsianStudies

This group is devoted to the scholarly discussion of anthropology, archaeology, history and linguistics of Northeast Asia. Northeast Asia is broadly defined as Mongolia, northern China, the Russian Far East, Japan, and Korea. Economics and modern political issues are also welcome.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <NEAsianStudies-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: NEAsianStudies(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEAsianStudies

º Members: 106 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Sept. 2000  


NISJobs

This list is for postings jobs related to the former Soviet Union. The jobs are mostly located in the US for non-profit organizations or elsewhere in the NIS.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <nisjobs-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: nisjobs(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nisjobs

º Members: 2,428 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Feb. 1999  


NISScholarships

This is a moderated listserv for the posting of scholarship announcements related to the former Soviet Union. Messages will include both opportunities for study at Western institutions and also institutions in the former Soviet Union.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <nisscholarships-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: nisscholarships(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nisscholarships

º Members: 746 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Feb. 1999  


ORIENT List

A Russian-language medium devoted to problems of Oriental Studies (vostokovedenie), including all related fields from history and philology to economics, geography and biology. The purpose of the list is to distribute information about activities and resources in Oriental Studies institutions in Russian and the CIS, including dissertation defenses, lectures, seminars, conferences, exhibitions, expeditions, publications. The list also supports moderated scholarly discussion on related subjects. NOTE that this list is in RUSSIAN, with KOI-8 encoding.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe ORIENT YourLastName YourInstitution" to <lists(a)rssh.net>

º Posting Address: orient(a)rssh.net

º Website: http://www.rssh.net

º Moderator: Aleksandr Stolyarov <astol(a)glasnet.ru>

º Sponsor: Supported by the Russian Social Sciences and Humanities Network (RSSH)  


OXIANA

This is a travel discussion list for people interested in TRAVEL in Central Asia, specifically Afghanistan, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
 

º To Subscribe: Send a blank e-mail to <oxiana-subscribe(a)yahoogroups.com>

º Posting Address: oxiana(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://www.yahoogroups.com/group/oxiana

º Members: 236 (Mar. 2001)

º Founded: Jan. 1999  


Post-Socialist-Geographies

This list has been set up as a discussion forum for the Post Socialist Geographies Working Party of the Institute of British Geographers, but is open to anyone with an interest post-communist transformations. The main purpose of this mailbase is to encourage dialogue between researchers working in disparate fields but with a common interest in developing theoretically-informed critical approaches to the study of the geographies of systemic transformations in post-socialist spaces.
 

º Posting Address: post-socialist-geographies(a)jiscmail.ac.uk

º Website: http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/post-socialist-geographies.html

º Members: 102 (Oct. 99)  


RAMIT-L

Discussion list of the Russian Club at MIT.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe RAMIT-L" to <listserv(a)listserv.mit.edu>

º Posting Address: ramit-l(a)mitvma.mit.edu  


REECENTERS

Information exchange between Russian and East European centers at American universities.
 

º Posting Address: reecenters(a)u.washington.edu  


Russian-Studies

This is a mailing list for members of the academic community studying the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe and thus corresponds to the area of interest of BASEES, the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies. The mail list is organised from the Centre for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Birmingham
 

º Posting Address: russian-studies (a)jiscmail.ac.uk

º Website: http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/russian-studies.html

º Members: 320 (Oct. 99)

º Moderator: Mike Berry - CREES Univ. of Birmingham <m.j.berry.rus(a)bham.ac.uk>, Bob Lewis - Economic & Social History Dept. Univ. of Exeter <r.a.lewis(a)exeter.ac.uk>  


RussiaTravel

This is a travel discussion list for people interested in TRAVEL in the Russian Federation.
 

º Posting Address: RussiaTravel(a)yahoogroups.com

º Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/RussiaTravel

º Members: 181

º Founded: May 1999

º Moderator: List owner: RussiaTravel-owner(a)yahoogroups.com  


SEELANGS

Discussion list for Slavic and East European languages.
 

º To Subscribe: Send an e-mail with the text "subscribe SEELANGS" to <listserv(a)cunyvm.cuny.edu>

º Posting Address: seelangs(a)cunyvm.cuny.edu

º Moderator: Alex Rudd <ahrjj(a)cunyvm.cuny.edu>  


SLAVLIBS - Slavic Librarians List

Information exchange among Slavic librarians
 

º Posting Address: slavlibs(a)library.berkeley.edu

 

 

 


Websites Where You Can Search for Discussion Lists

º Directory of Discussion Lists for Historians: http://neal.ctstateu.edu/history/world_history/histlist.html

º Directory of Scholarly E-conferences (mailing lists, newsgroups, etc): http://www.austin.unimelb.edu.au:800/1s/acad

º Inter-Links Search List of Discussion Groups: http://www.nova.edu/Inter-Links/cgi-bin/lists/

º Liszt Directory of E-mail Discussion Groups: http://www.liszt.com/index.html

º Search for Mailing Lists (Indiana University): http://scwww.ucs.indiana.edu/mlarchive/

º Tile Search (for Mailing Lists):http://tile.net/lists/

º WWW view of Directory of Scholarly Electronic Conferences: http://www.n2h2.com/KOVACS/

 


Lists Which Are No Longer Operating

The following list of no longer functioning lists is provided for the benefit of those who may be seeking these lists, unaware that they are no longer working. 

ALTAINET - Altaic Languages and Linguistics

Former address: <ALTAINET(a)u.washington.edu>
Closed: Fall 2000.

Ferghana-Valley

Former address: ferghana-valley(a)friends-partners.org
Closed: December 2004

KYRGYZL

Former address: <kyrgyzl(a)solar.rtd.utk.edu>
Closed: Late 2000.

MUSLIMS

Former address: <MUSLIMS(a)psuvm.psu.edu>

Partner-L

Former address: <partner-l(a)irex-scholars.uz>

Qafqaz Forum

Former address <qforum(a)egroups.com>

RUSHIST

Former address: <rushist(a)vm.usc.edu>

South-Asia-Studies-L

Former address: <south-asia-studies-l(a)postbox.anu.edu.au>

SOVHIST

Former address <sovhist(a)vm.usc.edu>

 

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