Section 1. Afghanistan and Central Asia - Challenges or opportunities?
Chairman: Ishenbay Ardurazakovich Adurazakov
VadimKozyulin (Moscow), "Afghanistan: Divided and divisive"
MaratKazakpaev, "Strategy of the western coalition in Kyrgyzstan: Current realities and post-Soviet myths"
AinuraAkmatalieva, "Transformation of the geopolitical role of Central Asia for the transatlantic actors in the context of the war against international terrorism"
NuriaKutnaeva, "The presence of foreign military units in Central Asia"
KadirMalikov, "Religious security in Central Asia"
OrozbekMoldaliyev, "Conflicts and Dialogue of Religions in the changing boundaries of world politics"
SaykalKushubekova, "The Afghan drug traffic as a risk factor for Central Asia"
SaniyaKamirdinova, "About Pamir Kyrgyz of Afghanistan"
Discussion and comments
Section 2. Water and energy balance in Central Asia
Chairman: Nur Omarov
ErnestKarybekov, "A new model of the unified power system of Central Asia"
DilbarOsmonbetova, "Problems of relations between Kyrgyzstan and neighboring countries in the sphere of water"
AkbarAidarov, "Cross-border rivers and their impact on inter-state relations in Central Asia"
Zhumakadyr kyzy Bermet, "Water in Central Asia – Basis for cooperation or conflict?"
AidaNiyazova, "Water and energy balance in Central Asia: Challenges and ways to solve them"
AzamatTynybekov, "Environmental risks and security of the Kyrgyz Republic"
UlanSherimbekov, "Event-analysis of the situation on the Kyrgyz-Uzbek border in 2000-2009"
Gauhar Dzhumadilova/ Alkei Alzhanov/ Atau Askhat (students from Kazakhstan), "Problems of transboundary rivers: Challenges and threats"
Venus Beyshenovna Musabaeva
Discussion and comments
Section 3. Integration in Central Asia - myth or reality?
Chairman: Marat Urazalievich Saralinov
AinuraElebaeva, "Factors of formation of regional integration in Central Asia"
MuratSuyunbaev, "Natural reasons for integration / disintegration of Central Eurasia"
ElmiraNogoibaeva, "Formation of public opinion under the influence of external factors: Experience of Kyrgyzstan"
SayragulMatikeeva, "Possible scenarios and conditions for the integration of post-Soviet Central Asia"
GulnaraBiybosunova, "Kyrgyzstan: Information security management"
AisanaIgisinova, "SCO in the security system in Central Asia"
Yunna Wang, "Integration in Central Asia - Myth or Reality”
Maris kyzy Izat
Discussion and comments
Section 4. Section for linguistic specialists: Is there a future for the official language in Kyrgyzstan? (Kyrgyzstandagy mamlekettik tildin kelechegi barby?)
Chairman: Nazgul Tolonbaevna Dzhaynakova
TatianaAbdina, a student of third year the Translation Department of the Kyrgyz-Turkish University "Manas". Problems of Translation of outdoor advertising in the Kyrgyz language
Gulsanam Abduvalieva, graduate student, insturctor of the Kyrgyz-Turkish University "Manas", Translation Department, "Kyrgyz tilinin sayasy leksikasynyn lingvistikalyk analysis." (A linguistic analysis of the political vocabulary of the Kyrgyz language)
Olga Grigorieva, senior lecturer in Russian language. "The functioning of the Kyrgyz language in government offices in Bishkek (sociolinguistic survey of 2006-2009.)"
ZamiraDerbisheva, director of the Institute of Modern Languages of the Kyrgyz-Turkish University "Manas", Professor, Ph.D.
NazgulDzhaynakova, associate professor, Ph.D., professor of the Kyrgyz language, IUCA. Who needs the national language?
NazgulZhusubakunova, Senior Lecturer, PhD student at KSU them. Arabaev, Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, "Kyrgyz tilinin erteki kelechegi"
KyzayymIsmanalieva, a student at IUCA, International Relations department
DamiraSydykova, teacher of the Kyrgyz language, IUCA, director of the Center for Central Asian languages, IUCA
GulmiraTurgunova, Head of the Department of State and foreign languages, acting Associate Professor, Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic. “Current status of the state language”
ElizaTermechikova, a student at IUCA, Department of Business Administration"
15/04/2010: On the basis of the papers submitted to the Conference the Organizational Committee has selected participants of the Conference.
Members of the Organizational Committee, who reviewed papers: John Clark, Vice-president of Academic Affairs; Tsoy Marina, PhD in Political Science from Eichstaett University, Germany; Nuria Kutnaeva, Head of the International Relations Program.
Criteria for the selection were: paper was scientifically valuable, interesting, and not plagiarized. In fact, our University pays much attention to the academic honesty. All selected participants should e-mail their proofread and edited papers with their bios and short abstracts. The deadline is April 19.
5/04/2010: On April 4, 2010 we finished accepting applications for participation in the conference "Contemporary Challenges to the Security of Central Asia". All participants should have received a confirmation message from us. The selection process will continue until 18 of April. The results will be announced on this site.
The competition among potential participants of the Conference is 3 people per place. Applicants are from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Japan, Belgium, China, and Turkey.
International University of Central Asia (IUCA)
First Annual IUCA Conference for students and scholars
"Contemporary Challenges to the Security of Central Asia"
Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan, May 15, 2010
The International University of Central Asia is pleased to announce the program for the First Annual IUCA Conference on "Contemporary Challenges to the Security of Central Asia". The conference is to be held on Saturday, May 15, 2010 in Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan.
- Researchers, teachers, postgraduates, doctoral students, scholars;
- Students studying for a degree in Diplomacy and International Relations, Political Science, International Business, and Linguistics – for the section on the Development of the Kyrgyz Language;
- Other professionals interested in the topics of the conference.
This conference is held for exchange of scientific and practical experiences, ideas, opinions and projects of the subject.
The expected keynote speakers are well-known diplomats, politicians and political scientists.
Conference topics (sections):
1. Afghanistan and Central Asia – challenges or possibilities?
2. Water-energy balance in Central Asia.
3. Integration in Central Asia – myth or reality?
4. Section for specialists in Kyrgyz philology – Is there any future for the state language in Kyrgyzstan?
The official language of the conference will be Russian. However, the Organizing Committee will also accept presentations in English. Interpreters will be provided upon the request.
Deadline for submission of papers and applications – April, 4.
Only a limited number of applications will be accepted. Preference will be given to those planning to attend the Conference. A list of registered participants will be put up on this website on April, 18. The selected participants will also be informed by email.
Participation in the conference and publication of papers is free. We do not pay for any travel costs including airfares and hotel accommodation for the conference participants.
Conference proceedings will be published in a special collection of conference materials, as well as posted on the IUCA website http://iuca.kg.
The best papers will be noted by the organizing committee. Money prize for the 1st place – 5 thousand soms, for the 2nd place – 3 thousand soms, for the 3rd place – 1 thousand soms. Preference will be given to those planning to attend the Conference.
In order to participate in the conference one should submit:
1) an application to the Organizing Committee (see Attachment # 1) and
2) paper (see Attachment #2 ).
One can participate in the conference by following ways:
1. Oral presentation.
2. Oral presentation and publication.
The Organizing Committee reserves the right to change the form of participation or not to accept the publication.
At the end of the conference participants will be given certificates.
Attachment 1. Application
Please specify in the subject line of your e-mail “Conference”.
Files should be named in the following form: last name of the author, file’s name. For example: Smith.doc (paper), Smith_application.doc (application).
Organizational Committee reserves the right to select papers for the publication depending on their quality and scientific value.
Place of work / study
Degree and title
Office phone number (home phone number)
Contact address: *
Section, where you would like your presentation to be done: (Organizational Committee reserved the right to redirect the paper)
Planned form of participation: (Organizational Committee reserved the right to change the form of participation)
Oral presentation and publication.
Name of your paper
Visual Aids necessary for your presentation (overhead projector, notebook, white board, flipchart)?
*) Home phone numbers, address and e-mails are not for publications. We will not allow disclosure of your telephone number to outside individuals.
When we receive an electronic version of your paper, you will get a confirmation message from us.
All accepted papers will also be published in the conference proceedings and presented at the conference. Electronic version of the conference proceedings will be posted on the IUCA site http://iuca.kg.
Attachment # 2. General requirements for submission papers and for oral presentations
Summary of Technical Requirements
- Times New Roman style, 12 pt.,
- Line spacing 1,
- Margins: 2 cm left, top, bottom and right.
- The maximum number of pages is 4 pages, appendices and bibliography included.
Oral Presentation Requirements
The time for each oral presentation is strictly limited to 10 minutes. Overhead projectors and notebooks will be provided for your presentation.
If you need any help to run your presentation, you should contact the Organizational Committee providing a special scenario message with details about your presentation requirements.
Requirements for Presentation Slides:
On the first slide of your presentation you should put (in Russian or in English):
- higher education institution;
- paper’s name;
- your name;
Please pay attention: authors are responsible for proofreading their papers for grammar and stylistic errors. There will not be any additional editing!
The Organizing Committee will not consider papers:
1) which are sent after the deadline (April 4), or
2) which neglect the above mentioned requirements.