The Central Asia Initiative is dedicated to the study of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, as well as their many and vibrant links with Afghanistan, China, Iran, Russia, and other states. It is a part of the Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (CERES) at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. CERES offers several MA programs through which students may focus on Central Asia, working with faculty and visitors with areas and comparative expertise. The Central Asia Initiative sponsors the Central Asia Lecture Series.