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Gulniza Taalaibekova (MA)

 

Taalaibekova cFI stei

Telephone number: +49-69-79833241
Email address: Taalaibekova[at]em.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Regional focus
Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia; Armenia and the Caucasus


Education
July 2017 – Doctoral student at the Collaborative Research Center 1070 “ResourceCultures”, Project C04 “Religious Speech as a Resource in South and Central Asia: Instruction, Medialization and Commercialization”; Research in Kyrgyzstan.
2015-2017 – MA in Social and Cultural Anthropology, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, Tuebingen, Germany
2011-2015 – BA in Anthropology, American University of Central Asia (AUCA), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
2013-2014 – The John Gunn Scholar, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, USA
2010-2011 – FLEX (Future Leaders Exchange Program) exchange student at Portage High School, Portage, Indiana, USA

Scholarships
09/2016 – MA student participant of the project on “Informal Networks and Trade in Central Asia and the Caucasus” funded by Volkswagen Stuftung; fieldwork for MA thesis in Yerevan, Armenia
02/2015 – Recipient of CASI (Central Asian Studies Institute) senior thesis grant to conduct BA thesis research in Moscow, Russia. CASI, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
11/2014 – Recipient of the Mary Schweitzer Scholarship for Excellence in Anthropology, AUCA, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
2013-2014 – Recipient of the John Gunn Scholar, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, USA


Work Experience
Since July 2017
Doctoral student at the Collaborative Research Center 1070 “ResourceCultures”, Tübingen University
Research Fellow at Frobenius Institute, Frankfurt

February 2017 – June 2017, Tübingen
Research assistant to Dr. Jeanne Féaux de la Croix (Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Tübingen University)

June 2015 – December 2016, Tübingen
Research assistant to Yanti Hölzchen (Collaborative Research Center 1070 “ResourceCultures”, Tübingen University)

December 2015 – December 2016, Tübingen
Research assistant to Dr. Tommaso Trevisani (Collaborative Research Center 923 “Threatened Orders”,
Tübingen University)

November 2014 – April 2015, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Research assistant to Dr. Emil Nasritdinov (Anthropology department at the American University of Central Asia, Bishkek)

June 2014 – November 2014, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Intern at the regional branch of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy in Kyrgyzstan

September 2012 – June 2013, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Project Coordinator for MoveGreen (ecological youth organization based in Bishkek, run for young people by young people)