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Central Asian (neo) Conservatism: National identity, civic freedoms and the challenge of protecting women’s and minority rights

The Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) in Central Asia in cooperation with the Foreign Policy Center London would like to invite you to their first joint online discussion. The event will discuss the growing tendency to «return to traditional conservative values», discrimination of rights and freedom of minority groups and the overall growing influence of conservatively minded groups in Central Asia.


Watch the video recording of the event here.

When March 25, 2021 8pm - Bishkek, Nur-Sultan time; 7pm - Dushanbe, Tashkent time; 2pm - London time

The event will take place on Zoom.


Gulzat Baialieva, PhD candidate at the University of Tuebingen

Prof. Eric McGlinchey, Associate Professor of Politics at the Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University

Nazima Davletova, Adjunct Professor at Webster University in Tashkent, Independent Researcher

Chair: Adam Hug, Director of the Foreign Policy Centre

Watch the video recording of the event here.

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