Insights

Writing. Convening. Teaching. Training. Modeling. Experimenting. Engaging. Across time zones and international boundaries, members of our community are at work. Our “Insights” gallery is a multimedia guide to intellectual life at the Davis Center.

New initiative, made possible by a $2.3 million sponsored research award from the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, will support research and scholarly exchange, teaching, and outreach.

Peter Budrin and Anna Whittington join the Davis Center as postdoctoral fellows. Twenty-four more individuals will be affiliated as fellows and visiting scholars.

An innovative methodology to better replicate real-world crises lies at the heart of the Red Horizon project and its executive education program on great power relations.

Lessons from three decades of conflict prevention in Central Asia.

The many barriers facing the stalled pipeline project, which would enable transport of natural gas directly from Russia to Germany, make it remarkable that a deal was achieved at all. So, why was it?

The evolution of Central Asia’s eastern linkages is capturing the attention of scholars and policymakers alike, but a focus on China and India has obscured the unique roles of other regional actors.

A recent documentary by Sergei Loznitsa provides a stark reminder of Stalin’s legacy and allure, writes Joshua Rubenstein.

Research by Isabelle DeSisto, A.B./A.M. ’20, reveals that differing political dynamics within Belarus and Ukraine led to divergent aid flows to children following the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.

The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan may lead to serious threats to Central Asia’s security, writes Aidai Masylkanova.