February 10, 2016
CASI is resuming research seminar series by AUCA faculty and visiting scholars this semester. Please be kindly informed about the dates and titles of the talks.
We look forward to your participation in our events.
February 10, 16.00, Room: 206
“Implementing a new salary structure in Bishkek schools: How reforms change schools and schools change reforms”
Raisa Belyavina, PhD Candidate, Teachers College, Columbia University, CASI Visiting Scholar
February 17, 16.00, Room: 206
"Negotiating Kyrgyz Nationhood: Of History Textbooks' and History Teachers' Attitudes towards the Soviet Past"
Damira Umetbaeva, PhD, Associate Professor, Journalism and Mass Communications Department
February 24, 16.00, Room: 206
"Discourses on “Nature”: space, local dynamics and national reserves"
Ruslan Rahimov, PhD, Associate Professor, Anthropology Department
March 9, 16.00, Room: 206
"China’s Normative Power in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and Great Game Politics"
William Beacon, Princeton University Dan M. Sachs Class of 1960 Global Scholar, CASI Visiting Scholar
March 30, 16.00, Room: 206
"The Production of Urban Space in Osh: Preliminary Results from Neighborhood Walks and Resident Interviews"
Caitlin Ryan, PhD Student, University of Colorado at Boulder, Fulbright Student Research Fellow, CASI Visiting Scholar
April 13, 16.00, Room: 206
"Rural Women’s Empowerment in Kyrgyzstan: Opportunities and Bottlenecks"
Speakers: Dr. Elena Molchanova, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, AUCA
Asel Myrzabekova, PhD Candidate, Bonn Center for International Convention, Lecturer, Department of Psychology, AUCA
Olga Yarova, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, AUCA
Elena Kim, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, AUCA
April 27, 16.00, Room: 206
"Evaluating Development: Desires and Outcomes of Civil Society Projects in Kyrgyzstan"
Ethan Wilensky, PhD student in Anthropology, Rice University, CASI Visiting Scholar