RESULTS RESOURCES: 255 documents found
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.
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.”
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.
Institutionalised Instability, by David Gullette, Planning & Reporting Analyst, University of Central Asia
Factors Leading to the April 2010 Uprising in Kyrgyzstan.