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Christopher Swartz

Instructor

Journalism and Mass Communications

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New Campus

Phone extention: (0 312) 915000 + 437

Room: 315

Education:

 

PhD in Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. In progress

2011

MPhil in Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Completed in June

2011

MA in Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Completed in June

2008

MA in History, La Salle University, United States

2004

BA in Philosophy and Religious Studies, La Salle University

2003

Semester Abroad, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) London University

2003

Research Internship, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS), Georgetown University

 

Publication:

2015

“Habermasian coffeehouses, Eurasian teahouses, and indigenous Modernity”, Tradition and Innovation in the Global Dialogue of Cultures, Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, University of Padua and the International University of Kyrgyzstan, TBA.

2014

“Afghanistan”, “Kazakhstan”, “Pakistan”, “Turkmenistan”, co-written with Moojan Moman,

inter alios, Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, 2nd edition, Thomas Riggs

2013

“ The Relics of 1991: Memories and Phenomenology of the Post-Soviet Generation”, Social

and Cultural Change in Central Asia: The Soviet Legacy, Routledge Press

2013

“Hack the Turkmenet! The Journalistic Challenge in Central Asia”, co-written with

Annasoltan Turkmen (pseudonym), Journalism Research and Investigation in a Digital World, Oxford University Press

2011

“ 'If they’re collecting all of this information, they’re surely using it, right?' WikiLeaks'

impact upon post-Soviet Central Asia”, Global Media Journal (Australian Edition), v. 5, is. 4,

University of Western Sydney, October

2011

CyberChaikhana: Digital Conversations from Centra Asia, editor, NewEurasia Citizen Media and Transitions Online

 

 

Journalism and

Research Experience:

2014

Open Central Asia, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom and Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic: since June Regional Correspondent.

2012-2013

The Registan, Portland, Oregon, United States and various other locations:.

Contributing Analyst

2011

International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX), Washington, D.C., United States

2010-2012

Analysis Consultant for Media Sustainability Index - Turkmenistan.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Prague, Czech Republic

2009-2012

Stringer, originally Editorial Intern. Transitions Online (TOL), Prague, Czech Republic,

Columnist

 

Teaching Experience:

2015

Silk Road International School, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, World History and Citizenship Studies Teacher

2013

International University of the Kyrgyz Republ iс (МУК), Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.

International Guest Researcher and Lecturer

2014

International Atatürk-Alatoo University, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic. Substitute English Instructor

2011-2013

Various Universities, Almaty, Astana, Karaganda, Kazakhstan; Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic. Journalism Workshop Trainer.

2006

Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees, Utica, New York, United States. Volunteer Civics and English Instructor

American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

Tel.: +996 (312) 915000 + Еxt.
Fax: +996 (312) 915 028