CFP- Call for Policy-Briefs, Social Research Center - AUCA, Bishkek
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Social Research Center at American University of Central Asia is
pleased to announce "Call for Policy-Briefs"
Topic: The Civil Society in Modern Kyrgyzstan: What Are the
Limitations To Growth?
The Social Research Center at American University of Central Asia
(SRC) in Bishkek is pleased to announce a Call for Policy Briefs on
topic "The Civil Society in Modern Kyrgyzstan: What Are the
Limitations To Growth?". This call provides an opportunity for
scholars and practitioners to share their expertise with the
government officials on the most pressing issues related to the
development of civil society in the country. Papers exploring the
civil society development from various angles such as legislative,
political or socio-economic are sought for this call.
This project intends:
1) To encourage local and foreign scholars to conduct policy oriented
2) To offer the participants of this program the opportunity to
present their policy papers to government officials and wider public
3) To publish the policy briefs in the SRC's Annual Bulletin (English
and Russian versions)
4) To offer small compensation for policy - briefs
1) Send us your CV clearly showing your previous research experience
2) Submit a two-page proposal explaining the problem area you intend
to explore and describing your research methodology
Please note that criteria for selection will be judged based on the
proposals' clarity and usefulness as well as applicants' work experience.
Local scholars are strongly encouraged to apply. Proposals can be
submitted in Russian or English languages, and should be typed using
New Times Roman 12, Single Spacing.
Procedure of submission:
Applications should be submitted electronically to Mr. Alexander
Pugachev, SRC's Research Projects Officer, at email@example.com.
Hardcopy can be posted to Social Research Center, American University
of Central Asia, 205 Abdumomunov Street, Room 234, 720040 Bishkek,
Kyrgyzstan. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.
Deadline for applications is 5 p.m., March 31st, 2008
Announcement of the selected candidates is April 3rd, 2008
Submission of final policy - briefs is June 9th, 2008
Any other questions should be addressed to:
Mr. Alexander Pugachev
Research Projects Officer
Social Research Center, AUCA
Tel: +996 312 66 33 09 (ext.276)
Kindly note this project will cover two more focus areas, Islam and
Corruption. A call for proposals for these areas will be made at the
later stage. Therefore, please watch out for our forthcoming announcements.
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