Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology University of Zurich

Members of CASCA

Aida Aaly Alymbaeva

PhD Candidate, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Department Integration and Conflict

Research interests

Ethnic identity, migration and urbanization, tradition and modernity, kinship, social memory

Research Area(s)

Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia

Links Online Publications

http://eth-mpg.academia.edu/AidaAaly

C. V.

Aida Aaly Alymbaeva was a senior researcher at the Aigine Cultural Research Center, Kyrgyzstan. Under this organization she was involved into the studies of Kyrgyz traditional knowledge, particularly the phenomena of sacred sites in 2005-2010. Her research experience includes also the study of identity issues of Kyrgyz inner migrants, done in Kelechek peri-urban area of Bishkek in 2003-2007.

Aida has a teaching experience at the Anthropology Department of American University of Central Asia in 2004-2006: the courses on Ethnic Identity and Ethnographic Studies of Central Asia.

Aida initiated a project on development of Anthropology in Eurasia for young faculty under the support of Open Society Institute in 2007-2011.

She has a few publications on inner migration and urbanization in Kyrgyzstan, as well as on Kyrgyz literature studies in Russian language.

Contact

Tel.: + 49 (0) 345/ 29 27 152
Email: alymbaeva@eth.mpg.de

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