AKHP Public Lecture, Bishkek: Fostering Similarities in Religion as a Way to Cope with Extremism and Terrorism

Date: 29 October 2019
Other languages: Русский язык |
October 29th 2019, 3:00 pm
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Aga Khan Humanities Project (AKHP) is pleased to announce its public lecture series in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, organised in partnership with the I. Arabaev Kyrgyz State University. This series is designed under the theme of “Cross-Disciplinary Discourse in the Context of Arts and Sciences” and seeks to facilitate professional development of faculty of universities in Kyrgyzstan. It is designed to create an open platform to discuss pressing issues of the modern world, promote new ideas and expend dialogue between scientists, intellectuals, faculty and students. 

Muratbek Musabaev 
Publicist, Independent Expert

The lecturer will share some unorthodox explanations of the provision of knowledge about world religions, including of the Bible, Quran and Bhagavad Gita. The lecture will discuss how these religious scriptures postulate the same spiritual ideas and understandings, which can eliminate contradictions and controversies between believers, leading to consensus.
Muratbek Turdumbekovich Musabaev was born on October 24th 1961 in the city of Frunze. From 1981 to 1985, he studied at the Karaganda Graduate School of the USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs (Department of Operational Work). In 1985-1987, he served in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Kyrgyz SSR. In 1987-1998, he worked as individual entrepreneur. From 1998 to 2003, he was the Executive Director of OJSC “Kaindy-Kant”. Since 2003, he has been engaged in analytical, creative and journalistic activities. He wrote several books including “Know Yourself”, “Become True Yourself”, and the “Theory of Pure State.”

Khadicha Shambetalieva,
Doctoral candidate, J. Balasagyn Kyrgyz National University
Regional Trainer, Aga Khan Humanities Project, University of Central Asia

The presentation will be conducted in Russian. Translation will be provided upon prior request. 

I. Arabaev Kyrgyz State University 
51А, Razzakov Street  
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan 
Large Conference Hall 

Please confirm your participation with your name and affiliation by sending an e-mail to: khadichamamatbek@gmail.com. Please indicate if you require translation.

Ideas presented in this lecture reflect the personal opinion of the speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of the University of Central Asia and/or its employees. 
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