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CHHU Public Lecture, August 30th: Traditional Games of the Pamiri Kyrgyz: Cosmology, Human Being, and Culture
The Pamiri Kyrgyz possess dozens of traditional sport and entertainment games with unqiue ethno-cultural peculiarities. The composition of game players, rules of games, objects used in games, the time and place of games, the purposes of games, and the impact of these games on the players can serve as shared sources of fields such as ethno-pedagogy, ethno-culture, ethno-philosophy and ethno-pschycology.
CHHU Public Lecture, August 9th: History and Culture of the Pamiri Kyrgyz
The Pamiri Kyrgyz are one of the sub-ethnic groups of the Kyrgyz people. Their history and culture are the clear proof of it. The materials presented in this lecture are based on Dr. Sulaiman Kaiypov’s extensive fieldwork conducted between 1997-2007 among the ethnic Pamiri Kyrgyz living in the Van region of Turkey as well as on scholarly works published by other international scholars in USA, France, Turkey, China and Kyrgyzstan.
CHHU Public Lecture, July 20th: Naryn Archaeological Sites: Mountain Society Heritage
Recent archaeological research of the complex of Aigyrzhal sites, located along the Naryn River on the University of Central Asia’s Naryn campus, reveal over 10,000 years of human occupation of the Naryn valley from the Paleolithic Age through the middle ages. Understanding the complex formation and interaction of different cultures represented by the complex of Aigyrzhal sites is providing a clearer picture of the history of the Naryn valley and shedding new light on a previously understudied and unappreciated era of Kyrgyz cultural heritage.
CHHU Public Lecture June 22nd, Bishkek: The Problems of Religious Illiteracy and their Solutions
In this lecture, Shiraz Hajiani will examine the global problem of religious illiteracy, some of its causes and dangerous consequences.
IPPA Public Lecture: June 14th: Household Surveys New Techniques and Methodologies
The presentation will provide insights into the current recommendations for collecting data in household surveys to monitor and measure household well-being.
Lecture & Book Launch, June 14th: Have the Mountains Fallen? Two Journeys of Loss and Redemption in the Cold War
Have the Mountains Fallen?: Two Journeys of Loss and Redemption in the Cold War (Indiana University Press, 2018) tells the story of the Kyrgyz writer, Chinghiz Aitmatov, and Radio Liberty broadcaster, Azamat Altay.
AKHP Public Lecture May 31st: Impact of Climate Change on the Agricultural Ecosystems of the Pamirs
The Pamirs is one of the largest mountainous regions in Central Asia with rather harsh environment, which nevertheless has certain biodiversity of flora and fauna. Preservation of this biodiversity depends on the climatic conditions and socio-economic performance of the country.
IPPA Public Lecture May 29th: "Reforming Education for Economic and Social Development in Central Asia and Afghanistan"
This lecture provides an overview of education reform in the three Central Asian Republics: the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan following the collapse of the Soviet Union and in post-Taliban ruled Afghanistan.
IPPA Public Lecture May 28th: The Role of Universities in Shaping Urban Development
Several issues associated with cooperation between municipalities and universities will be tackled during the lecture. There will be a special focus on city planning and development, within which the experience of cooperation between Gdansk University of Technology and Polish municipalities will be discussed. In addition, issues associated with developing and implementing the concepts of "smart and attractive cities" will be widely discussed.
AKHP Public Lecture May 26th: Aral Sea: Past, Present and Future
The current lowering of the Aral Sea began more than 50 years ago, and scientists have been discussing this issue since 1961. At the time, the main reason for the water level decline was due to the rapid development of the extensive irrigated agriculture along the two main Central Asian rivers, Amudarya and Syrdarya, and both of them flow into Aral Sea. The water balance of the Aral Sea consisted of the income from river water, atmospheric precipitates and underground flowing with the deduction of evaporation loss. Evaporation always plays very important role in Aral Sea water-fullness in the arid area of water-less deserts.