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AUCA announce a call for student research proposals on topics related to migration in Kyrgyzstan and other Central Asian country

The Social Research Center (www.src.auca.kg) at American University of Central Asia is pleased to announce a call for student research proposals on topics related to migration in Kyrgyzstan and/or other Central Asian country. These proposals are to be submitted by a group of AUCA students and be preferably mentored by a faculty member. Proposals can be devoted to one of the following themes, but not limited to:

- Migration and development

- Human rights and migration

- Youth and migration

- Regional cooperation and migration

- Migration and elections

- Migration and social capital

- Migration policies

- Migrants and cultural adaptation/transformation

- Migrants in conflict situation (effects of June conflict in Kyrgyzstan on migration both internally and across borders)

- Remittances of external migrants to Kyrgyzstan and/or other Central Asian country

- Children of migrants

The best two research proposals will be selected and awarded maximum USD2000 each. Each project should be resulted in a research paper of approximately 5000 words.

Research proposals will be screened by the Intellectual Student Life Committee and the SRC.  


Please submit your research proposal following the application form. The application form available at http://auca.kg/en/publications/downloads

Deadline for proposal submission is October 27, 2010. Proposals should be submitted to src@mail.auca.kg.

This project can cover transportation, board and lodging, printing, training, data processing and stationery costs. 

Important dates:

Deadline for proposal submission: October 27, 2010

Announcement of selected proposals: November 3, 2010

Research start date: November 10, 2010

Research mid-term report: January 25, 2011

Submission of research report draft: April 15, 2011

Presentation of research results at AUCA: By April 20, 2011

Submission of final report: May 10, 2011

Please note that this project is funded by the UNESCO Regional Office in Almaty.



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