A Public Lecture by Dr. Chiara Pierobon on the topic "Strengthening Civil Society Capacity as Development Actor: the EU Experience in Kyrgyzstan", University of Bielefeld, Germany

April 1, 2019

 On April 2, 2019 Law Department of the Ala-Too International University has an honor to host the public lecture by Dr.  Chiara Pierobon on the topic "Strengthening civil society capacity as development actor: the EU experience in Kyrgyzstan".

 Chiara Pierobon is a researcher, lecturer and multiplier in the field of civil society and sustainable development. In 2012, she completed a PhD in Sociology at Bielefeld University (Germany) and Trento University (Italy) with a thesis on civil society, music, and national identity in contemporary Russia. In the past five years, she worked as a project manager and post-doctoral researcher at the St. Petersburg/Bielefeld Center for German and European Studies (CGES/ZDES). Between 2013 and 2016, she was manager of the collaborative research project “Exploring Patterns of Regional and Interregional Cooperation: Central Asia, Its Neighbouring Countries and Europe” funded by the Volkswagen Foundation. Since 2017, she has been co-leader of the research-professionalization project titled “Between Stability and Transformation: Regional and Transnational Cooperation in Central Asia and between Central Asia and Europe” also funded by the Volkswagen Foundation. Dr. Chiara Pierobon is currently Associate Research Fellow at the OSCE Academy in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan). She is a former Visiting Professor for macrosociology and European societies at the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg (Germany). In addition, she is also a former Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley (USA), the University of California, San Diego (USA), St. Petersburg State University (Russia), German Kazakh-University (Kazakhstan), and American University of Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan).

Time: 3:00 p.m.

Place: 214 room, Block D.

We invite faculty and students to attend the public lecture!