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AKHP Public Lecture: East and West: Modern Trends in Cinematography
The lecture will be devoted to a comparative analysis of the current state of cinematography in Central Asia and the West. Today the art of cinema reveals its huge potential in any of its manifestations. New technologies have opened new opportunities for cinema. It is not just about total “computerisation” with computer graphics replacing the usual film, but also about completely new trends such as 5D and interactive cinema, and 3D movies that can be watched at home.
UCA Lecture: When Central Asia was Central, and How to Make it so Again
This lecture highlighted how religious and ethnic intolerance undermined and eventually destroyed the glorious era of Central Asia a 1000 years ago.
AKHP Public Lecture: Constitutional Reforms in the Republic of Kazakhstan
The 2017 Constitutional Reform is a new stage of the political history of sovereign Kazakhstan, and a logical outcome of the stage-by-stage democratic development of the Republic of Kazakhstan. This reform of the Constitution of Kazakhstan – which was widely discussed in, and supported by, the society – delegated certain powers from the President to other branches of power, facilitated independence of the Government and strengthened responsibility for the decisions it makes.
IPPA Public Lecture: Multidimensional Poverty
This presentation reviews different approaches to describe welfare and wellbeing in a country, and then uses the multidimensional measure for Armenia and the Kyrgyz Republic to illustrate how a non-monetary measure of welfare captures the complexity, depth and persistence of poverty and offers important information to complement the analysis of monetary (consumption) poverty.
AKHP Public Lecture: Study on Adaptation of Agricultural Crops in Tajikistan and Afghanistan in Light of Climate Change
AKHP Public Lecture: Linguistic Ethnogenesis Processes of Pamir Ethnic Groups
Despite numerous scientific works by national and foreign scientists, the origin of sedentary Pamir-Badakhshan peoples in very distant times remains to be a quite controversial and contradictory question.
IPPA Public Lecture: Central Asian "Characteristics" on China’s New Silk Road
China’s $1 trillion One Belt, One Road (OBOR) infrastructure project has significant landscape, socio-economic, and political implications in recipient countries.
AKHP Public Lecture: The Origin of Life and Evolution of its Forms
The Origin and development of life on our planet is one of the most important questions in the field of biology. Two approaches to answer it were formulated back in antiquity. Many ancient authors linked the origin of life to a divine creative act. This point of view lies outside the scientific sphere and scope of our discussion.
AKHP Public Lecture: Current Issues of Professional Identity Among Youth
The University of Central Asia’s Aga Khan Humanities Project (AKHP) is pleased to announce its inaugural Public Lecture Series in Almaty, Kazakhstan organised in partnership with the Public Association Innovative Practices (PAIP) with support of the Ministry of Religion and Civil Society of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Lectures will be held at the Nur Otan Office. Nur Otan is coordinating video transmission of the lectures at its regional offices in Almaty, Astana, Aktobe, Atyrau, Kostonay, Shymkent and Taldykorgan in Kazakhstan. UCA and PAIP are organising this lecture series as part of the Interdisciplinary Studies of the Humanities and Sciences to encourage discourse and development of social capital among youth.
IPPA Public Lecture: Transforming Urban Waterfronts: Opportunities and Issues for Cities in Transition
During the lecture a number of the issues associated with urban waterfront transformation will be presented, including examples of good practice from various countries and continents. These will include also the cases from post-socialist and developing countries, which are now on the path towards developing advanced types of urban structures.