Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan, CAAL TECHNICAL SPECIALIST Dilnoz specialises in digital design projects such as website design and utilising Photoshop. She is most interested in history and applying her passion to the conservation of archaeological heritage. On the CAAL project she digitises the extant archives and records using a high-resolution scanner for integration of information conducted by regional institutions. All files are sensitive and often due to age of the documents the paper has become fragile, for that reason it… Read More


Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography named after A. Donish, KYRGYZSTAN, RESEARCHER Bobomullo is motivated by the possibility of new discoveries. His work in an archaeological lab led to service as a regional scientific officer where he has been able to expand his love of the unknown and delve deeper into the lives of past persons. His favourite archaeological site is the medieval Buddhist monastery of Ajina Tepe in modern-day Tajikistan. Equally representative of the relationship between astronomy and poetry is Omar Khayyam, whose curiosity and intellect continue to inspire. When he… Read More


Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography named after A. Donish, LEAD RESEARCHER AND CAAL SPECIALIST Galina is an archaeologist and historiographer of archaeology of Central Asia who specialises in ancient religions. Her doctoral research focused on the Neolithic in the present-day Afghan-Tajik border region. This led to her becoming a leading scientific officer in the Department of Archaeology. She has always been inspired by the complexity of social structures and interaction between centres of religious practice and knowledge exchange across the area. In recent years she has dedicated her research to the… Read More