CASI Research Seminar Series, Spring 2016

CASI Research Seminar Series, Spring 2016

February 10, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

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

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