RESULTS RESOURCES: 190 documents found


05 December 2012 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Geopolitical Constraints in Central Asia: The Role of Regional Partnerships in Security and Energy
This presentation aims to explore the reasons for Chinese-Russian cooperation concerning energy and security in Central Asia.  We start from the assumption that Russia and China are increasingly inter-related in geopolitical terms and both seek to maintain and/or increase their influence in the region not only through hard power initiatives (which are increasingly less common in both countries’ relations) but through the signing of agreements and defense treaties, which are linked to natural gas and oil.
Other languages: Русский язык |

26 November 2012 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Business Cycles in Central Asia
This presentation examines the features of business cycles (BC) in Central Asian countries: Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. The presentation attempts to (i) analyze the relationship between the movements in macroeconomic variables and the aggregate cycle for each country; (ii) examine the extent of synchronization of BCs across countries and BC dependence on other external developments.
Other languages: Русский язык |

08 November 2012 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia: Trade Creation and Trade Diversion in Central Asia in 2010-2011
The formation of the Customs Union (CU) of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russian Federation is probably the most important trade policy change in Central Asia in recent years. Initial analysis indicates that trade in goods between CU countries and other Central Asian countries has grown significantly during the two years of the CU operations.
Other languages: Русский язык |

Women’s Rights to Land and Natural Resources in Kyrgyzstan: Findings from Batken, Chui, Naryn and Jalalabad Oblasts
This presentation examines women’s land and natural resource rights in practice in rural Kyrgyzstan. Women’s rights to productive resources have been linked to increases in household food security, economic development and children’s education, and access to land and natural resources confers economic benefits through agricultural production, access to collateral, and rental and sales income.
Other languages: Русский язык |

06 September 2012 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Categories of Analysis and Categories of Practice since the Tajik Civil War by Sophie Roche
The civil war in Tajikistan in the 1990s was a dynamic period that has transformed social practices and has created new collectivities. This lecture will re-examine some of the categories of analysis used to describe the civil war, and relate them to ethnographic research.
Other languages: Русский язык |

Education, Identity and Resilience among Gorno-Badakhshan Pamiri Youth by Carole Faucher
This lecture examines the interplay of religious, secular and home education in the self-identification process of Pamiris originating from Tajikistan’s Autonomous Province of Gorno-Badadkhshan (GBAO), living in Central Asia with access to Ismaili religious education.
Other languages: Русский язык |

Resilience, Community Deliberation and Management of Irrigation Canals in Kara Kulja District, Kyrgyz Republic
This presentation examines the upkeep and restoration of irrigation canals, which present a difficult challenge to communities in rural Kyrgyzstan. The result is a collection of interacting visions of good irrigation management and a water resource system that is much more complicated than large-scale governance plans would have us believe.
Other languages: Русский язык |

PLS Dushanbe - Trends and Patterns in Foreign Trade & Tajikistan’s Transport Transit Corridors
Roman Mogilevskii will discuss recent trends and patterns in trade of Central Asian countries with each other and other parts of the world. Shokhboz Asadov will discuss performance of Tajikistan's transport corridors and their challenges ahead to become crossroad for transport traffic of the region 
Other languages: Русский язык |

Coping Strategies: Public Avoidance, Migration, and Marriage in the Aftermath of the Osh Conflict, Fergana Valley by Aksana Ismailbekova
This presentation examines the dynamic survival strategies of ethnic Uzbeks living in Osh, Kyrgyzstan in the aftermath of mass violent conflict in Osh in June 2010. They have a long history of living in the Osh region and have strong emotional and historical sentiments that bind them to the region and its graveyards and sacred sites
Other languages: Русский язык |

Export of Higher Education Services in Kyrgyzstan by Nurbek Jenish
The paper examines the recent developments in the international higher education sector in Kyrgyzstan. It attempts to (i) provide an explanation for why the country has outperformed its Central Asian (CA) neighbors, becoming a regional leader in recruiting international students, and (ii) assess the impact of international students on the Kyrgyz economy.
Other languages: Русский язык |

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