News from professor Matthew Derrick's visiting professorship at AUCA in Kyrgyzstan

On Oct. 18, Geography professor Matthew Derrick delivered a featured public lecture, titled “Post-Soviet Central Eurasia’s New Religious Landscapes: A View from Tatarstan,” at American University of Central Asia (AUCA) in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, where he is a visiting scholar during his sabbatical for the current academic year.

Geography professor Matthew Derrick, a Fulbright scholar currently on sabbatical, has been named a visiting scholar at the Central Asian Studies Institute (CASI) of the American University of Central Asia (AUCA). Located in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, AUCA is Central Asia’s premier institution of higher education. While there Derrick will conduct field research on the theme “New Religious Landscapes of Kyrgyzstan.” For details, see

Professor Matthew Derrick on Thursday Night Talk on KHSU:

AUCA announcement: