Spring School at Chiba University

For three days from 20 to 22 May, we held the PPIA Spring School at Chiba University[…]

PPIA at the IUAES World Congress in New Delhi 2023

The IUAES-WAU World Congress occurs every five years and is one of the biggest international conferences bringing[…]

Kyrgyzstan fieldwork in August 2023 – Photo blog

Last August, we, the members of PPIA (Akira, Yuki and Chieko), conducted a survey in a summer[…]

Chieko Hirota’s fieldwork: Mongolia in Spring

In March 2024, I travelled to Mongolia on short notice. The reason for my trip was that[…]

PPIA Spring School: Call for participation

Call for participation   PPIA Spring School Research Design and International Dissemination   Date Monday, May 20[…]

Turning camels into cows?

Turning camels into cows? Read Dawn Chatty and Ariell Ahearn’s article ‘Turning camels into cows: megafarms are[…]

Revisiting Borgarid twenty-six years later

Revisiting Borgarid twenty-six years later by Takahiro Ozaki The name of the man sat beside me is[…]

Economics in Naryn: Making the Difference 

If someone had asked me last year if I would be bringing the most talented kids from[…]

Zalina Enikeeva’s talk at the Life in Kyrgyzstan Conference

On 12th October 2023, Zalina Enikeeva, a researcher on the PPIA project from the University of Central[…]

Summer School and Academic Exchange at Osh State University in Kyrgyzstan

After flying into Osh our law-professor host collected us and we sped out of the parking lot.[…]