We are delighted to announce the commencement of our monthly webinar series, “Life in Kyrgyzstan,” with its inaugural session featuring the discussion titled “How War in Ukraine Has Shaped Migration Flows in Central Asia“, co-authored by Aleksey Oshchepkov (Free University of Berlin), Kanat Tilekeyev and Christopher Gerry (University of Central Asia). Join us online on […]
The University of Central Asia published the Life in Kyrgyzstan 2023 conference report in its website. The conference report highlights the key findings from each presentation. The report can be found in this link: link to report. The ninth annual LiK conference took place on October 12-13, 2023 in Bishkek, and was co-hosted by the […]
We are happy to announce the details of the LiK Data Users Workshop to be held on October 20, 2023 in Bishkek at the University of Central Asia. The workshop will be delivered by Dr Damir Esenaliev, the Academic Coordinator of the LiK Study. The details on the content, requirements, and registration are provided in […]
We are delighted to announce the Student Research Poster Competition as part of the upcoming ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference, to be held on 11 – 12 October 2023 in Bishkek. The poster competition provides an exciting opportunity for talented students to showcase the research they have done for their theses or other project work. The poster should be […]
IPPA UCA colleagues have summarised all talks and presentations from the Life in Kyrgyzstan Conference 2022 in a report published at the UCA’s website. The report can be found in this link.
The dates for the Life in Kyrgyzstan (LiK) Conference 2023 have been announced! The conference will take place on October 11 and 12, 2023 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. More details will be shared soon. The LiK Conference is an annual academic conference that complements the LiK Study. The conferences include invited plenary talks and topical sessions […]
This year’s Life in Kyrgyzstan Conference was conducted in online mode during October 26-28, 2021. It featured 17 sessions, including two keynote speech sessions, and was attended by 400+ participants. The program of the conference with the video recordings and presentation slides can be found here. The next year’s LiK conference is planned to take […]
The videos from the Life in Kyrgyzstan conference 2020 are posted online on the Youtube channel of the University of Central Asia. The videos can be found at this link.
The LiK conference 2021 submissions deadline is extended till June 30, 2021. The conference academic committee will review the submissions during July 2021 and will notify the shortlisted applicants in early August 2021. The proposals are to be submitted through the ConfTool conference management system by following this link: www.conftool.org/lik2021. For questions on the LiK […]
Call for Sessions and Papers for the 7th Annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference is published. The Institute of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Central Asia, the Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ), and ISDC – International Security and Development Center invite submission of proposals for sessions and individual papers for […]
The 6th Annual Life in Kyrgyzstan Conference brought together over 300 participants from 30 countries to learn about ongoing research on social and economic life in Kyrgyzstan and beyond. This four-day virtual event was held from October 27 to October 30, 2020. During the four days of the Conference, national and international researchers and experts […]
The registration for participation for the 6th Annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference, to be held online on 27-30 October 2020, is open. The conference is organized by the Institute of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Central Asia (UCA), the Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ), and ISDC – International Security […]