Central Asia

5 February 2019
Kazakh Famine Documentary Breaks New Ground Premium

The mass starvation of the Stalinist 1930s doesn’t figure largely in official histories of the period.

 
5 February 2019
Turkmenistan Airlines Barred From EU Over Safety Concerns Premium

The carrier is the second state-owned Central Asian airline facing a big financial hit this year.

 
5 February 2019
Bishkek Hints at Beefed Up Russian Military Presence Premium

America’s imminent exit from Afghanistan could give impetus for a second Russian base in Kyrgyzstan.

 
31 January 2019
Turkmenistan Opens Transport Sector to Private Investors Premium

As ever, the president paints the move in glowing terms, glossing over the dire state of state finances.

 
29 January 2019
China Said to Free Xinjiang Camp Inmates – Into House Arrest Premium

Beijing’s agreement to release ethnic Kazakhs is its only concession so far to mounting outrage over the camp system.

 
25 January 2019
Cloudy Skies Obscure Tajik Airline Maneuvers Premium

The struggling national carrier could be taken over by a private airline rumored to be controlled by the president’s family.

 

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We would like to invite you to meet Kathryn Thier, a recognized expert and instructor of Solutions Journalism from the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.

 

Join us to learn more about the connections between investigative reporting and Solutions Journalism and discover the impact that bringing the “whole” story has on communities. Kathryn’s keynote speech will be followed by a panel discussion on bringing the solutions perspective into reporting practices with Nikita Poljakov, deputy editor in chief of the business daily Hospodářské noviny. Nikita is also head of the project “Nejsi sám” (You are not alone), which uses the solutions approach to tackle the issue of male suicide. The main program will be followed by an informal wine reception. 

 

The event will take place on Monday, 25 March at 5 p.m. in the Hollar building of the Charles University Faculty of Social Sciences (Smetanovo nábřeží 6, Praha 1). The event will be in English. 

 

Attendance is free upon registration - please, fill in the registration form.

 

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Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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