Number of presentations about Aigine CRC, USA 2007

NUMBER OF PRESENTATIONS ABOUT AIGINE CRC, USA

Members of Aigine CRC – Gulnara Aitpaeva, Elena Molchanova and Aida Alymbaeva – had two aimed visit to the USA in October 2007.

The first goals was to participate to the Eights Conference of the Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS), which was held in University of Washington, Seattle, Washington on October 19-21. Gulnara and Elena gave a presentation on “Kyrgyzchylyk: Searching between Spirituality and Science” there. Aida presented her paper “Shifting Identities and Threat for Integration in Kyrgyzstan: The Case of Inhabitants of Bishkek’s Suburbs”.

Then they visited the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto town, California. There was given a lecture “Transpersonal Directions of Mazar Worship in Kyrgyzstan” and shown one of the films from series “Search for Sacredness or Melody of Mazars” produced by Aigine in 2007.