RESULTS RESOURCES: 205 documents found


2011

28 April 2011 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Thinking through Water: Interactions at Dams, Pilgrimage Sites and Transhumant Pastures in Kyrgyzstan
This lecture, based on anthropological fieldwork conducted in the Toktogul region of the Kyrgyz Republic between 2006 and 2008, analyses how people there understand and interact with water, raising questions and providing insight into water metaphors used in current political and social science descriptions of the world. 
Other languages: Русский язык |

05 April 2011 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Kyrgyz Life Cycle Rituals by Abdymitalip Murzakmetov
From birth to death communities practice various rituals related to key lifetime events, such as birth, marriage and death. In Kyrgyzstan, these rituals encompass ancient worldviews, beliefs and values, and traditional knowledge on pedagogy and medicine, and can be considered an “oral constitution.”

29 March 2011 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
The Experience of Rural Youth in a Context of Changing Education, Learning and Work Conditions in Kyrgyzstan by Rakhat Zholdoshalieva
Formal education is a central component of social and economic reproduction and transformation. However within societies in transition, typical relationships between education and labour markets experience complex adjustments, including the expansion of informal economies serviced by both informal learning and formal education.
Other languages: Русский язык |

2010

23 December 2010 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Institutionalised Instability, by David Gullette, Planning & Reporting Analyst, University of Central Asia
Factors Leading to the April 2010 Uprising in Kyrgyzstan.

24 September 2010 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
UCA Public Lecture Series – Summer 2010
The UCA Public Lecture Series, held in Bishkek, highlights emerging research and provides a forum for lively discussion and exchange of information.
Other languages: Русский язык |

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