Events Calendar

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Soviet Bus Stops 12:00 AM
Soviet Bus Stops
Mar 16 @ 12:00 AM – Jun 12 @ 12:00 AM
Soviet Bus Stops An Exhibition by Photographer Christopher Herwig IERES, George Washington University, Suite 412 From March 16 to June 12, 2015 From the shores of the Black Sea to the endless Kazakh steppe, the diverse[...]
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Islam as a Power Resource: Instrumentalization of Religion in Central Asia 4:00 PM
Islam as a Power Resource: Instrumentalization of Religion in Central Asia @ Conference Room 505
May 5 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Islam as a Power Resource: Instrumentalization of Religion in Central Asia @ Conference Room 505
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]with Mariya Y. Omelicheva, University of Kansas How can Islam play multiple and contradictory roles as a source of violence and peace, and a marker of identity differences and national unity? This presentation will explore an[...]
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History and Memory in Central Asia 4:00 PM
History and Memory in Central Asia
May 7 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
History and Memory in Central Asia
Opening Remarks: Marlene Laruelle (CAP, GWU) Presentations Guljanat Kurmangaliyeva Ercilasun (Gazi University) Missing Page in Soviet History: Famines in Kyrgyzstan Ali İğmen (California State University, Long Beach) Listening to Kyrgyz Actresses and their Families: Success[...]
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“My Andijon Remains”: Memory and Forgetting Ten Years after the Andijon Events 12:00 PM
“My Andijon Remains”: Memory and Forgetting Ten Years after the Andijon Events @ Voesar Conference Room
May 14 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
"My Andijon Remains": Memory and Forgetting Ten Years after the Andijon Events @ Voesar Conference Room
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Lunch event featuring: Laura Adams, USAID and Harvard University Sarah Kendzior, Al Jazeera and CAP Associate Noah Tucker, Registan.net and CAP Associate Steve Swerdlow, Human Rights Watch[/vc_column_text][vc_button title=”Uzbekistan’s Forgotten Massacre, New York Times, by Sarah Kendzior”[...]
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Turkmenistan: Domestic Evolution, Economic Development, and Regional Environment 9:00 AM
Turkmenistan: Domestic Evolution, Economic Development, and Regional Environment @ Conference Room 505
May 18 @ 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Turkmenistan: Domestic Evolution, Economic Development, and Regional Environment @ Conference Room 505
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]9:00am Introductory Remarks Marlene Laruelle (CAP, IERES, GWU) 9:15am Session I. Governance Changes in Turkmenistan Chair: Marlene Laruelle (CAP, IERES, GWU) Myles Smith (IREX) Forget political will – Would good governance even be possible in[...]
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The Fifth Central Asia Fellowship Seminar 4:00 PM
The Fifth Central Asia Fellowship Seminar @ Conference Room 505
May 26 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The Fifth Central Asia Fellowship Seminar @ Conference Room 505
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]4:00pm Opening Remarks Marlene Laruelle (George Washington University) 4:15pm Farrukh Irnazarov (Uzbekistan) Labor Migrant Households in Uzbekistan: Remittances as a Challenge or Blessing? Discussant:  Seyed Reza Yousefi (Development Prospects Group (DECPG), World Bank) 5:15 Nazik Muradova (Turkmenistan) Revisiting[...]
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