RESULTS RESOURCES: 184 documents found


2017

23 March 2017 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
The Fate of Traditions in the Modern World
The lecture will address conceptual blocks including the need for a different language of description and different methodology with traditions, tradition as a concept, tradition in history, tradition in the 20th Century and the eschatological scenario. As the author is not an academic, the lecture will have an informal character similar to the Soviet style intellectual conversation.
Other languages: Русский язык |

15 March 2017 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Natural Conditions of the Pamir Highlands and Challenges Faced by Mountain Communities Using Geothermal Energy
The lecture focuses on key mountain environment factors, ranging from middle altitudes to the highland regions of the Pamirs, having a significant impact on living organisms, especially plant communities.

Other languages: Русский язык |

19 February 2017 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Nomadic Traditions and Environmental Conservation
Separation of an ethnic community from deep-rooted, spiritual and personal relations with Mother Nature inevitably have had and will result in their marginalisation. Contrary to the widely-held view, this is equally true of large and small ethnic communities. For large ethnic groups, it is mainly related to extension of settlement areas or resettlement in areas with significantly different natural environments. For small ethnic groups, who have fallen under the influence of large ethnic groups, it happens due to the loss of traditional lifestyles and to some extent the weakening and loss of ethnic culture and language. When culture loses its regulatory functions as it pertains to society’s relationship with nature, and these functions shift over to science, economics and politics, it creates pre-requisites for irretrievable inconsistency of society with its natural environment. 
Other languages: Русский язык |

2016

01 August 2016 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Advances in Sustainable Agricultural Land Management: Opportunities for Education, Research and Development
Concerns regarding sustainable production intensification and sustainable land management are attracting a good deal of attention in the international development and policy agenda because of the degrading and sub-optimal performance of many of the conventional land use management practices.
Other languages: Русский язык |

01 August 2016 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Music Culture in the Yasin Valley of Gilgit Baltistan, Northern Pakistan
Music student Wajahat Shah will deliver a presentation on the culture and music of the Gilgit Baltistan of Northern Pakistan. He will introduce the rich music culture of the Yasin Valley, his home region located in the northwest region of Gilgit.

31 July 2016 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
International Development Cooperation – from Development Aid to Global Partnership for Sustainable Development: History – Guiding Principles – Examples for the new Approach to the Role of the Private Sector
The objective of this lecture is to present an analysis of the paradigm shift in international development cooperation from aid to global partnership for sustainable development by discussing the history and guiding principles of development cooperation.

21 June 2016 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Can Highland Potato Production Be Sustainable? Lessons from the Andes
The presentation will focus on sustainability of potato production in highland situations. Potatos are historically a highland crop and have been grown for millennia in the Andes; by this indicator potato production was originally sustainable.
Other languages: Русский язык |

17 May 2016 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
University of Central Asia Lecture - Creating Opportunity on the Roof of the World
As part of its ‘breaking the cycle of poverty’ series, the Aga Khan Foundation UK along with the Ismaili Council United Kingdom and the University of Central Asia are pleased to invite you to a talk by Shamsh Kassim-Lakha.

20 April 2016 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
Methodology for Assessing Poverty of Microfinance Institutions’ Clients in Kyrgyz Republic
Lecture presents a methodology for assessing poverty level of microfinance institutions’ clients (MFI) developed for MFIs of Kyrgyzstan. Key elements of the methodology such as specification of assessment framework, sample selection for building the model, problems with data, processing the data for modelling, assumptions and their impact on outcome as well as scope of the model application are discussed during the lecture. 
Other languages: Русский язык |

23 February 2016 | PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
African Americans in the US
The history of the African American community’s struggle for civil rights is an important part of the cultural and political history of the United States, and should be observed and celebrated.

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