EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR CENTRAL ASIAN STUDIES



ESCAS














VII. ESCAS CONFERENCE


27.9. 30.9. 2000



CENTRAL ASIA



Past-Present-Future




















Institut für Ethnologie, Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie

(Institute for Social and Culturl Anthropoloy (Ethnology)
Universtätsstraße 7/IV; Neues Institusgebäude, 1010 Wien









Opening Session



Wednesday, September 27,2000


10.00 11.00


Neues Institusgebäude Hörsaal I





Welcome Addresses:


Dr. Benita Ferrero-Waldner

Minister for Foreign Affairs




Prof.Dr. Georg Winckler


Rector of the University of Vienna




Ao.Prof.Dr. Thomas Fillitz


Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology



Dr. Touraj Atabaki


Escas President





Central Asia: Past, Present and Future


VII. Conference of the European Society for Central Asian Studies


Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology (Ethnology), University of Vienna

27 to 30 September 2000




The Conference is divided into five panels, covering the following themes



Panel I: Processes of State Formation and Nation Building in Central Asia

_ Tribe and State Relations in Central Asia

_ Reform, Modernity and Power Struggles in Central Asia and the Caucasus: Perceptions and Practices

_ History and Education


Panel II: Cultural Manifestations in Central Asia Throughout Time and Space

_ Linguistics

_ Literary Traditions

_ Music

_ Arts

_ Archaeology

_ Sports and Games


Panel III: National, Regional, Global in the Culture of the Central Asian Region

_ Multiculturalism in Central Asia

_ Ethnicity and Identity in Central Asia


Panel IV: Religion and Society

_Religious Beliefs and Practices in Central Asia

Religious Varieties

Shamanism and Healing Spirits

Sufizm

Religion and Politics in Current Central Asia

_ Forms of Social Organization and their Transformations

 


Panel V: Economy, Politics and Geopolitics in Central Asia

_ Economy

Economic Developments in Central Asia: Potentials and Obstacles

Nomadism

_ Politics and Geopolitics in Central Asia

Human Rights and Democratization

Local Politics and Geopolitics



Wednesday, September 27, 2000


08.30 - 10.00: Registration

10.00 - 11.00: Opening Session

11.00 - 13.00: Panel Sessions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Alexei Khismatulin

 

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.00 - 14.00: Lunch

14.00 18.30: Panel Sessions

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.15 - 16.30: Coffee Break

 

 

 


 

 


 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 











 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


16.15 - 16.30: Coffee Break


 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 





 

 

 


 

 

 




19.00 Reception

 


Thursday, September 28, 2000



09.30 - 13.00: Panel Sessions:

 

 

 

09.30 - 11.00: Suchandana Chatterjee

 

 


11.00 - 11.15: Coffee Break


11.15 - 12.45: Irina Erofaeva

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

09.30 - 11.00: Marie-Carin von Gumppenberg

 

 

 

 

 


11.00 - 11.15: Coffee Break


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

12.45 - 14.00: Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.15 - 16.30: Coffee Break

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.15 - 16.30: Coffee Break


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


16.15 - 16.30: Coffee Break

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROOM D:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.15 - 16.30: Coffee Break

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, September 29, 2000


09.30 13.00: Panel Sessions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.00 - 11.15: Coffee Break

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.00 - 11.15: Coffee Break

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.00 - 11.15: Coffee Break

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

09.30 - 11.00: Heidemaria Gürer

 

 

11.00 - 11.15: Coffee Break

 

 

 

 

 

 


13.00 - 14.00: Lunch


14.00 18.00: Panel Sessions

 

 

 

14.00 - 16.15: Boyboxta Dostqoraev

(Faculty of Pedagogics, Tashkent State University, Tashkent, Uzbekistan)

Social and Political Problems of Turkestan in the Early 1920ies

Xavier Hallez

 

 

 

 

 

16.15 - 16.30: Coffee Break

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.15 - 16.30: Coffee Break

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.15 - 16.30: Coffee Break

16.30 - 18.00: N.E. Masanov

 

 

ROOM D:


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.15 - 16.30: Coffee Break


 

 

 

 

 

 


Saturday, September 30, 2000


09.00 - 11.15: Panel Session

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.15 11.30: Coffee Break


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.15 - 11.30: Coffee Break

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.15 - 11.30: Coffee Break

ROOM D:


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amalendu Misra

(Department of Politics and Asian Studies, University of Hull, United Kingdom)

 

11.15 - 11.30: Coffee Break


11.30 - 13.00: Closing Session







For further details and/ or enquiries please contact the ESCAS VII conference organizer


e-mail:

gabriele.rasuly@univie.ac.at





With collaboration of the following institutions:


· Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the University of Vienna, Vienna Austria

· Institut Français d´Études sur l´Asie Central (IFEAC), Tashkent, Uzbekistan

· Informationszentrum für Zentralasien und den Südkaukasus an der Österreichischen Orient Gesellschaft Hammer-Purgstall Vienna, Austria

· Proponents of the Austrian Society for Central Asian Studies



With the Generous Support of:


· The Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

· The Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Art

· MA 18, Section for Science and Research, City of Vienna

· MA 53, Press and Information Services, City of Vienna

· Bank Austria



Special Thanks go to:


Prof.Dr. Vincent Fourniau (IFEAC, Tashkent, Uzbekistan)

Ambassador Dr. Heidemaria Gürer (Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

Miss Julia Katschnig, Miss Andrea Schneider, Mrs. Jean Sigmund (all Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology (Ethnology), University of Vienna

Mag.Rainer Stepan Press and Information Services of the City of Vienna

Student Council of the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology (Ethnology) University of Vienna

Prof.Dr.Dr.h.c. Karl R. Wernhart (Head of the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna)















ESCAS VII Conference Schedule



Wednesday, September 27, 2000



08.30 - 10.00: Registration
10.00 - 11.00: Opening Session
11.00 - 13.00: Panel Sessions
13.00 - 14.00: Lunch

14.00 - 16.15: Panel Sessions

16.15 - 16.30: Coffee Break

16.30 - 18.30 Panel Sessions

19.00 Reception


Thursday, September 28, 2000



09.30 - 11.00: Panel Sessions

11.00 - 11.15: Coffee Break

11.15 - 13.00: Panel Sessions

13.00 - 14.00: Lunch

14.00 - 16.15: Panel Sessions

16.15 - 16.30: Coffee Break

16.30 - 18.00. Panel Sessions


Friday, September 29, 2000


09.30 - 11.00: Panel Sessions

11.00 - 11.15: Coffee Break

11.15 - 13.00: Panel Sessions

13.00 - 14.00: Lunch

14.00 - 16.15: Panel Sessions

16.15 - 16.30: Coffee Break

16.30 - 18.00: Panel Sessions



Saturday, September 30, 2000


09.00 - 11.15: Panel Session

11.15 - 11.30: Coffee Break

11.30 - 13.00: Closing Session