CASSIB Working Paper

The FID Zentralasien Working Paper Series is designed to communicate work in progress and to disseminate key findings in areas related to the core research themes and working areas of the FID (see more here).
The Working Papers are published Open Access with GoeScholar.


The Working Paper Series includes contributions from researchers, librarians and colleagues working on Central Asia, Siberia and/or at the interface between library services and science with regard to these regions. The series is characterized by a transcultural and/or interdisciplinary orientation.

Our focus lies on linguistics (Altaic and Paleoasiatic Languages); social and cultural anthropology of Central Asia and Siberia, also in historical perspective; literature and literary studies in and on the autochthonous languages or on the groups of the following regions: Central Asian Republics, Sinkiang (Xinjiang), Siberia, and of the Mongolian peoples.


How to submit?

The Working Papers are not published regularly. Contributions that fit into the series are always welcome and may be submitted at any time.

Please submit a clearly and comprehensively written paper suitable for publication to



German or English, please carefully proof-read spell check to eliminate errors

Keywords and short abstract (300 words)

Author information

Not more than 20 pages

Times New Roman 12

Space 1,5

Please use Harvard Referencing method