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Aida Abdykanova

Associate Professor

Anthropology, Technology and International Development Department

Division of Social Sciences

 

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Phone: +996 (312) 915000 ext. 434

Room: 315

 
  • Intro to Archaeology
  • Intro to Biological Anthropology
  • Rock Art of Eurasia
  • Archaeology of Central Asia
  • Human and Culture Co-Evolution
  • Human Evolution
  • Different Tastes: Evolution of Human Diet.
  • December 24, 2007 - Defense of the candidate dissertation "Paleolithic complexes Mangyshlak Peninsula (Western Kazakhstan) ”, Institute of Archeology and Ethnography Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia.
  • 2003-2006 - Aspirantura, Institute of Archeology and Ethnography of the Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia.
  • 1998-2003 - BA, History and Regional Studies, Kyrgyz National University J. Balasagyna.

 

Aida Abdykanova is an archeologist and an Associate Professor of AUCA Anthropology Program. In 2003, she graduated from the Faculty of History and Regional Studies of the Kyrgyz National University named after J. Balasagyn; and in 2006, she completed her postgraduate degree at the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Novosibirsk. In 2007, she defended her thesis entitled ‘Paleolithic Complexes of the Mangyshlak Peninsula (Western Kazakhstan)’ and she also holds a degree of Candidate of Historical Sciences in archaeology.

She is working at AUCA since 2007. Since then she supervised series of students archaeology fieldworks on sites dated back to Paleolithic and Mesolithic periods. Her research interests include Stone Age Archaeology, Human Evolution, Cultural Heritage Management, and Rock Art.

Since 2014 she serves as an expert in the sphere of archeological expertize to Cultural Heritage Management Department at the Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism of Kyrgyz Republic.

Aida also is a Head of the Naryn Archaeological Project (NAP) at UCA. This project aims to conduct a complex research of archaeological complexes on the territory of UCA Naryn Campus dated back from Mesolithic Age through Middle Ages.

  • A series of seminars on the study of cultural heritage in Central Asia organized by the National Research Institute and Cultural Property in Tokyo and the Institute of History and Cultural Heritage of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic from October 2011 to March 2015.
  • Cultural Heritage Preservation Training Course in Asia and the Pacific in 2013, Preservation and Restoration of Wooden Structures, September 3 to October 3, 2013, Nara, Japan.
  • Stone age archeology
  • Human evolution
  • Cultural Heritage Management
  • Rock art
  • 2017. Результаты археологической разведки в Алайской долине в 2017 году. Со-автор. // Проблемы археологии, этнографии, антропологии Сибири и сопредельных территорий. 2017. Новосибирск. - С. 250-254.
    2017. Геоэлектирическое строение археологического памятника Обишир-5 (Кыргызстан) по данным электротомографии // Теория и практика археологических исследований. No4 (20), 2017. Барнаул. - С. 150-157.
  • 2017. Алайская стоянка – первое расселение человека в высокогорьях западной части Центральной Азии. Со-автор // Проблемы археологии, этнографии, антропологии Сибири и сопредельных территорий. 2017. Новосибирск. Россия
  • 2017. New investigations of the epipaleolithic in western Central Asia: Obishir-5. Co-author // Antiquity. 91 360, e3 (2017): 1–7 .
  • 2016. Результаты археологических раскопок на памятнике Обишир 5 в 2016 году (со-автор) //Проблемы археологии, этнографии и антропологии Сибири и сопредельных территорий. Новосибирск, 2016. – Том. XXII. – С. 194-198.
  • 2016. Восстание 1916 в Кыргызстане: мнение экспертов и активистов (со-автор). Акипресс. История кыргызов и Кыргызстана. 27 июля
  • 2016. [http://kghistory.akipress.org/unews/un_post:7896]2015. Результаты археологических раскопок на памятнике Обишир 5 в 2015 году (со-автор) // Проблемы археологии, этнографии и антропологии Сибири и сопредельных территорий. Новосибирск, 2016. – Том. XXI. – С. 174-178.
  • 2015. Ecology and subsistence at the Mesolithic and Bronze Age site of Aigyrzhal-2, Naryn valley, Kyrgyzstan (Co-Author) // Quaternary International xxx (2015). pp. 1-15. Web-link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618215006655 (in English)
  • World Archaeological Congress
  • Iaido Shiseikan Federation
  • All Japan Kendo Federation

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