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AKHP Public Lecture, Khorog: Value of Traditional Arts and Crafts
The lecture will discuss the story behind the establishment of the "De Pamiri" organisation in the stormy historical period. The organisation seeks to revive traditional art and give a new impetus for its development, while adapting it for the present-day social realities and preserving its true purpose and fundamental nature.
MSRI Public Lecture, Bishkek: Seed Systems of Gorno-Badakhshan: Actors and Patterns of Innovation Processes
The Pamirs is one of the largest mountainous regions in Central Asia, with a harsh environment and complex agricultural production systems. Cultivation of crops, especially legumes and cereals, is possible due to a rich local agrobiodiversity: Varieties, which are adapted to local growing conditions, fulfilling the needs of the local population.
AKHP Public Lecture, Dushanbe: Export Diversification in Modern Russian Economy
The lecture will discuss the main structural features of the Russian economy, and what industries might ensure its long-term economic growth.
IPPA Public Lecture September 9th (Naryn) and 10th (Bishkek): The Role of Universities in Shaping Urban Development
During the lecture, a number of issues associated with cooperation between municipalities and universities will be tackled. The special focus will be paid to the area of city planning and development, within which the experience of cooperation between Gdansk University of Technology and Polish municipalities will be discussed. The issues associated with developing and implementing the concepts of “smart and attractive cities will be widely discussed.
CHHU Public Lecture, August 30th: Traditional Games of the Pamiri Kyrgyz: Cosmology, Human Being, and Culture
The Pamiri Kyrgyz possess dozens of traditional sport and entertainment games with unqiue ethno-cultural peculiarities. The composition of game players, rules of games, objects used in games, the time and place of games, the purposes of games, and the impact of these games on the players can serve as shared sources of fields such as ethno-pedagogy, ethno-culture, ethno-philosophy and ethno-pschycology.
CHHU Public Lecture, August 9th: History and Culture of the Pamiri Kyrgyz
The Pamiri Kyrgyz are one of the sub-ethnic groups of the Kyrgyz people. Their history and culture are the clear proof of it. The materials presented in this lecture are based on Dr. Sulaiman Kaiypov’s extensive fieldwork conducted between 1997-2007 among the ethnic Pamiri Kyrgyz living in the Van region of Turkey as well as on scholarly works published by other international scholars in USA, France, Turkey, China and Kyrgyzstan.
CHHU Public Lecture, July 20th: Naryn Archaeological Sites: Mountain Society Heritage
Recent archaeological research of the complex of Aigyrzhal sites, located along the Naryn River on the University of Central Asia’s Naryn campus, reveal over 10,000 years of human occupation of the Naryn valley from the Paleolithic Age through the middle ages. Understanding the complex formation and interaction of different cultures represented by the complex of Aigyrzhal sites is providing a clearer picture of the history of the Naryn valley and shedding new light on a previously understudied and unappreciated era of Kyrgyz cultural heritage.
CHHU Public Lecture June 22nd, Bishkek: The Problems of Religious Illiteracy and their Solutions
In this lecture, Shiraz Hajiani will examine the global problem of religious illiteracy, some of its causes and dangerous consequences.
IPPA Public Lecture: June 14th: Household Surveys New Techniques and Methodologies
The presentation will provide insights into the current recommendations for collecting data in household surveys to monitor and measure household well-being.
Lecture & Book Launch, June 14th: Have the Mountains Fallen? Two Journeys of Loss and Redemption in the Cold War
Have the Mountains Fallen?: Two Journeys of Loss and Redemption in the Cold War (Indiana University Press, 2018) tells the story of the Kyrgyz writer, Chinghiz Aitmatov, and Radio Liberty broadcaster, Azamat Altay.