The Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program’s Seminar: Youth as a Factor of Social Change in Central Asia

19 November, 2019 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Voesar Conference Room, Suite 412
Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E St NW
DC 20052

The Central Asia Program is proud to announce our CAAFP 2019 Fellows’ Final Research Presentation. Join us for a half-day seminar featuring our scholars from Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan presenting their research on social and political changes brought by youth in Central Asia. The seminar will be followed by a reception.


4:00-5:00 PM

“Choosing Your Battles: Different Languages of Kazakhstani Activism,” by Nafissa Insebayeva, Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT) PhD Candidate at the University of Tsukuba, Japan.
“Unveiling Girls’ Madrasah in Kyrgyzstan: The Drivers to Study in Religious Schools” by Aichurek Kurmanbekova, Independent Researcher in Kyrgyzstan.

5:00-6:00 PM

“Digital Generation and Startups in Tajikistan,” by Ilhom Aliev, former Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Tajikistan.
“Tajik Youth Lead Social Change,” by Lola Ulugova, Independent Art Curator and Art Activist in Tajikistan.

6:00-7:00 PM – Reception

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