Conferences

Save the Date: 2024 Life in Kyrgyzstan Conference

The Life in Kyrgyzstan (LiK) Conference is an annual academic conference that complements the LiK Study. It includes invited plenary talks and topical sessions on a variety of topics with a significant part of the research conducted using the LiK data. The conference brings together national and international experts from academic and research institutions, development agencies, […]

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Student Research Poster Competition

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 […]

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Melodie Al Daccache presents at ANH Academy Week 2023

Melodie Al Daccache, from our Welfare Research Program, traveled to Lilongwe, Malawi this month to present at the ANH Academy – Agriculture, Nutrition and Health Week 2023.  There, she presented a paper (currently under review) on short- and medium-term impacts of a vegetable support intervention on food security, based on evidence from our work in […]

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Ayşegül Kayaoğlu and Piero Ronzani present at Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference

Behavior Researcher Piero Ronzani and Welfare Senior Researcher Aysegül Kayaoglu traveled to Bologna, Italy this June to present at the 22nd Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference. The annual conference gives researchers the opportunity to speak on any issue broadly related to peace and security and is hosted by the Network of European Peace Scientists […]

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Lame Ungwang and Dorothee Weiffen present at Nordic Conference in Development Economics

Peacebuilding Researcher Lame Ungwang and Welfare Researcher Dorothee Weiffen traveled to Gothenburg, Sweden this month to participate in the Nordic Conference in Development Economics (NCDE). Spread over 3 days, the annual conference brought together 100 participants in development economics from across Europe. Doro presented early-stage work from our project in South Sudan in a session […]

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Ghassan Baliki speaks at CEDIL 2023 Conference

Building on our FAO Impact Evaluation in Syria, Ghassan shared insights on how we developed unique approaches to account for the ongoing crisis in our study. The session took place on the 23rd of February, 2023 and will also featured contributions from Jeannie Annan (International Rescue Committee), Marcella Vigneri (London School of Hygiene and Tropical […]

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Save the Date: Life in Kyrgyzstan Conference 2023

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 […]

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Call for papers: Life in Kyrgyzstan Annual Conference

Call for Sessions and Papers8th Annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference October 11-12, 2022 In the framework of the Kyrgyzstan-initiated United Nations General Assemblyresolution designating 2022 as the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development. The Institute of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Central Asia (UCA), the Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops […]

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Call for Sessions and Papers: 7th Annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference

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 and Development Center invite submission of proposals for sessions and individual research papers for the 7th Annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference, to be held online during October 26-28, 2021. The […]

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HiCN Call for Papers “Social unrest and violent conflict in times of pandemics”

The 16th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network will be an online event this year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The world is experiencing an shock of massive proportions, with a host of unexplored questions and uncertain answers. Scholars can contribute substantially to the debate, in particular a network as ours with a long […]

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Call for Sessions and Papers 6th Annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference

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 and Development Center invite submission of proposals for sessions and individual research papers for the 6thAnnual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference, to be held in Bishkek on 28-29 October 2020. The […]

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HG4RR Workshop Postponed

In light of the Sars-CoV-2 outbreak, the HG4RR workshop is postponed till September 2020. All accepted papers remain accepted for the re-scheduled workshop. The new date and location will be announced soon. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience!

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Call for Papers: Leibniz Environment and Development Symposium (LEADS) 2020

We hereby invite you to join the next LEADS event in Berlin onMarch 9-10, 2020. We invite submissions of original and unpublished research papers that address at least one of the above mentioned societal challenges. Weprefer empirical papers addressing questions at the intersection of socio-economics, ecological and technical studies- and we prefer receiving complete drafts of papers.

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Wolfgang Stojetz to speak at IGNITE 2019

Wolfgang Stojetz will speak as an academic expert at the IGNITE 2019 “Jobs now!” conference. The conference brings together refugees, practitioners, policy-makers, entrepreneurs and researchers to discuss new ways of supporting, protecting, and empowering young people in regions affected by conflict, disasters, and/or fragility. Wolfgang will present ISDC research on jobs programs in such settings […]

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5th Annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference took place in Bishkek

The 5th Annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference took place in Bishkek on 23-24 October 2019. The two-day conference brought together national and international experts from government and the public sector, development agencies, non-governmental organizations, academia and research institutions, and media to exchange knowledge and experiences on recent socio-economic developments in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia and […]

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Tilman Brück speaking at the Colombia Day at ZALF

Tilman Brück delivered a keynote speech on 24 May 2019 at the Colombia Day at ZALF (Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research). The workshop brought together Colombian and German experts for economic development, land use and peacebuilding. Tilman stressed the role of inequality in the postwar period, which can contribute to a resurgence of grievances and violence. […]

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