Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology University of Zurich

Third founded project

CASCA Workshop Ideas and Practices: exploring economic and social transformation in Central Asia

Date:11-13 October, 2018 Location: MPI for Social Anthropology Organiser: CASCA   For more Information: Dinara Abildenova: dinara.abildenova@uzh.ch Indira Alibayeva: alibayeva@eth.mpg.de 2018_10_CASCA_Workshop_Web-Programme

CASCA Workshop Ideas and Practices: exploring economic and social transformation in Central Asia
Speaker: CASCA
Organiser (s): CASCA
Location: MPI for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale
Workshop Routes of hope: Transitions and destinations in global migration flows

Date: February 8 -9, 2018 Venue: IFEA, Tomtom Mahallesi, Nur-i Ziya Sk. No:10, 34433 Beyoğlu/İstanbul Convener: Meltem Sancak, İstanbul Bilgi University     Migration and Hope.Programme2018   Day 1: February 8 Introduction: Migration and hope in and beyond Turkey 09:30               Bayram Balci (IFEA-Istanbul) 09:45               Ayhan Kaya (Istanbul Bilgi University-European Institute) 10:00               Meltem Sancak (Istanbul Bilgi University-EI,

New Publication: CASCA – Centre for Anthropological Studies on Central Asia II: Food and Identity in Central Asia

CASCA – Centre for Anthropological Studies on Central Asia II: Food and Identity in Central Asia [Editor: Aida A. Alymbaeva]

New publication (Louise Bechtold): Approaching the Ritual Economy of a Hajji Feast. Resources, Status, and Sharing in Southern Kyrgyzstan

Approaching the Ritual Economy of a Hajji Feast. Resources, Status, and Sharing in Southern Kyrgyzstan”: by CASCA Member Louise Bechtold In: Hardenberg, Roland (ed.), Approaching Ritual Economy. Socio-Cosmic Fields in Globalised Contexts, Tübingen: ResourcenKulturen (4): 37-70. This book introduces the concept of socio-cosmic fields for the study of dynamics arising from the confrontation of local

New publication (Aksana Ismailbekova): Blood Ties and the Native Son

A pioneering study of kinship, patronage, and politics in Central Asia, Blood Ties and the Native Son tells the story of the rise and fall of a man called Rahim, an influential and powerful patron in rural northern Kyrgyzstan, and of how his relations with clients and kin shaped the economic and social life of

Final project meeting: Ethnic Differentiation, Interethnic Relations and Conflict in Central Asia: The Case of the Uzbeks in Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Kazakstan
Speaker: Günther Schlee, Peter Finke, Alessandro Monsutti, Ingeborg Baldauf, Khadija Abbasi, Indira Alibayeva, Wolfgang Holzwarth, Baktygul Karimova, Verena LaMela
Organiser (s): CASCA
Location: Max-Planck Institut for Social Anthropology