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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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
AKHP Special Lecture Series: Comparative Analysis Human Being and His Perspective in the Context of Nasir Khusrav’s Philosophical and Theological Interpretations by Dr Nazariev Ramazon
The author focuses on the Khusrav’s thesis where the human being is presented as “the measure for all knowledge” and where rationality is the main way to the “truthful” knowledge of reality and phenomena.
Trends and Patterns in Foreign Trade of Central Asian Countries by Roman Mogilevskii
The relationship between the multiple forces driving development and risks in Central Asia is dynamic. Understanding these dynamics requires consistent monitoring and careful evidence-based analysis of key development factors in the region. One of the most important factors of economic development is foreign trade, and Central Asia has economies heavily dependent on trade.
Stimulating Innovation and Entrepreneurship in a Small Market Economy: Lessons and Evidence from Other Countries by Dr Geoff Gregson
This lecture will discuss key elements of innovation systems in small market economies that are critical for stimulating and supporting new venture creation, university-industry collaboration and the flow of risk capital.
Remittances, Transfers and Education in Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic by Prof Kathryn H. Anderson
Educational development is one of the keys to local economic development. This lecture describes the findings of a study examining the impact of transfers from international migrants and internal donors on education development in the two poorest countries in Central Asia, Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic.