RESULTS RESOURCES: 192 documents found


2013

10 October 2013 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Political Developments and Education in Afghanistan, 2002-2013: Challenges, Opportunities and Expectations
This lecture will describe an analysis of 11 years of international engagements in Afghanistan, with a particular focus on the reconstruction and redevelopment of education. The key purpose of this presentation is to analyse the achievements, challenges and expectations in the field of education over the past 11 years. 

08 October 2013 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Remittances and the Human Capital of Children: New Evidence from Kyrgyzstan during the Revolution and Financial Crisis, 2005–2009
This lecture will describe the effect of the receipt of remittances on the education and health of children in Kyrgyzstan during a volatile period of their recent history, 2005–2009. The country experienced revolution in 2005 and the global financial crisis beginning in 2008.
Other languages: Русский язык |

26 September 2013 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Rule of Law and Administrative Justice
His presentation explores the questions: What is Rule of Law? How to monitor the legal development? How to guarantee good administration and administrative justice? A symbolic functional model of the rule of law is like “a house built on solid ground”. 

13 August 2013 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Sedentary Nomads? Pastoralism, Nomadism, Settlement and Tribalism among the Kyrgyz of High Asia
This lecture will describe the findings of research conducted on Kyrgyz settlements in the early and intermediate Soviet years. It will emphasize the 1916 rebellion and early Slavic colonisation of Kyrgyz lands as catalysts of social and political change and settlement, prior to the Stalinist economic programme of 1929-30.
Other languages: Русский язык |

30 June 2013 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Access to Education by Ethnic Minorities in the Republic of Tajikistan
This lecture will describe the findings of a study on the education of ethnic minorities in the Republic of Tajikistan. Conducted from March to June 2013 by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the study was designed to develop measures to support the implementation of Government of Tajikistan recommendations of international human rights mechanisms. The study was conducted as part of the European Union Protection of Human Rights for Stability in Central Asia project.

10 June 2013 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Kasha and Quality in Kyrgyzstan: Donors, Diversity, and Dis-Integration in Higher Education
Kyrgyzstan’s relative openness to a diversity of ideas, combined with its poverty, has caused it to accept a plethora of international academic institutions and programs, often exported by the sender rather than imported at Kyrgyzstan’s request. These programs and institutions suggest a variety of visions of Kyrgyzstan’s future and of the political and religious identities of its citizens.

04 June 2013 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Designing Institutions in a Post-socialist Transformation Process: Local Institutions in Regularising the Management of Pasture Resources in Kyrgyzstan
After the breakup of the Soviet Union, Kyrgyzstan faced a challenging transition from a state- managed to a market economy. Within the framework of agrarian reforms, agricultural land and livestock were redistributed, but state ownership was retained for forest, pasture and water resources. Rapid reforms created a temporary institutional vacuum, which stimulated the process of refilling by informal and newly created, decentralized, formal institutions.
Other languages: Русский язык |

04 June 2013 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
English-Russian Glossary of Terms and Concepts in Public and Economic Policy, Administration and Trade
This lecture will describe the framework, contents and utility of a unique resource, the English-Russian Glossary of Terms and Concepts in Public and Economic Policy, Administration and Trade, by presenter Oleksandr Kiliievych. The glossary was produced under the Regional Cooperation and Confidence Building in Central Asia and Afghanistan project implemented by the University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration, with support from the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Canada.
Other languages: Русский язык |

30 May 2013 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Soldiers in a foreign land. The experiences of Tajik soldiers of the Soviet-Afghan War (1979-1989)
Over half a million Soviet citizens took part in the Soviet-Afghan War, lasting from 1979 until 1989. Of these more than fifteen thousand came from the Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic. Many of these Tajik soldiers played an outsize role in the war as translators and as soldiers better accustomed to the cultural and climatic realities of Afghanistan than their northern Slavic brethren. Moreover, the Tajik fighters shared considerable cultural and linguistic similarities with many Afghans, giving them a particular position in the conflict. How did Tajik soldiers experience this war that caused death and destruction among people so similar to themselves? Is there truth to the claim often floated in the West during the Cold War that the Afghan War led to a political and even religious awakening among Central Asians? 

25 May 2013 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Findings from Archaeological Site on University of Central Asia’s Naryn Campus Site
In Summer 2012, a group of archeologists from three universities in Kyrgyz Republic conducted archeological research on UCA’s campus site in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic. The research was supported by the University of Central Asia, which is committed to the protection of the site, as part of its mission to  help the peoples of Central Asia preserve and draw upon their rich cultural traditions and heritages as assets for the future. This lecture will describe the findings of the research study and its implications for the future protection of the site.

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