Events Calendar

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Sergey Abashin – Central Asian Migrants in Russia: Will there be a Religious Radicalization? 4:30 pm
Sergey Abashin – Central Asian Migrants in Russia: Will there be a Religious Radicalization?
Apr 4 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Sergey Abashin - Central Asian Migrants in Russia: Will there be a Religious Radicalization? @ Voesar Conference Room, Suite 412
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Religious radicalization among Central Asian migrants to Russia have raised particular attention in connection with the active recruitment by the “Islamic State” of many people from the region, as well as their participation in[...]
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Islamic Education and Knowledge Transmission in Central Asia 9:30 am
Islamic Education and Knowledge Transmission in Central Asia
Apr 10 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Islamic Education and Knowledge Transmission in Central Asia April 10, 2017, 9:30am-3:00pm Central Asia Program, IERES George Washington University 1957 E Street, NW, Lindner Commons, Suite 602 9:30am. Session 1. State Institutions, Muftiates and[...]
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Cinema Club Film Screening: “The Gift to Stalin” (Kazakhstan, 2008) 6:30 pm
Cinema Club Film Screening: “The Gift to Stalin” (Kazakhstan, 2008)
Apr 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Cinema Club Film Screening: "The Gift to Stalin" (Kazakhstan, 2008) @ Voesar Conference Room, Suite 412
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Directed by Rustem Abdrashev “Set in 1949, just before Stalin’s 70th-birthday jubilee, the film centers on Sasha (Dalen Shintemirov), a 9-year-old boy who escapes from a train transporting Jewish refugees from Moscow to Kazakhstan. “Hidden[...]
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Mining Firms and Local Communities in Central Asia 4:00 pm
Mining Firms and Local Communities in Central Asia
Apr 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Mining Firms and Local Communities in Central Asia @ Voesar Conference Room, Suite 412
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Chair: Sean Roberts (George Washington University) Zhanyl Moldalieva (United Nations University—Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology) (Re)thinking Transparency and Accountability in Natural Resource Governance: The Case of Kyrgyzstan’s Mining Communities Nazik Imanbekova (CAP[...]
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Julie McBrien – The Tricky Matter of Defining Religion 4:30 pm
Julie McBrien – The Tricky Matter of Defining Religion
Apr 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Julie McBrien - The Tricky Matter of Defining Religion @ Voesar Conference Room, Suite 412
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What is religion? The answer to this question is either so obvious that it needs no asking, or so abstract and theoretical that we end up declaring it insoluble. The question therefore often gets[...]
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