Polysphere is a scientific and educational on-line magazine published in Kyrgyzstan. It comes out quarterly and is published on the initiative of USIA-IREX Alumni in Kyrgyzstan. The purpose of the magazine is to contribute to the formation of democracy and open society in Kyrgyzstan, and to promote Kyrgyz science and culture and its integration into the international community. The first issue of the magazine is now available on-line at http://polysphere.freenet.kg/. Articles in the first issue of Polysphere include: Problems of Kyrgyzstan's Security by L. Bondarets, leading expert in the field of national security, International Institute for Strategic Research under the President of Kyrgyzstan On the Question of Kyrgyzstan's Political Security by A. Kerimbekova, Lecturer, Kyrgyz State National University International and Political Status of the CIS by J. Turgunbekov is, Lecturer, Political Science Department, Kyrgyz State National University A Vision of the Future: A Culture of Peace in Central Asia by K. Moldobayev, Pro-Rector, Bishkek Academy of Finance and Economy, and Director, Central Asian Conflict revention Center A Gender Approach as a Factor of the Modernization of Kyrgyz Scientific Culture by Y. Yarkova, Lecturer, Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University Social Amnesia by G. Bakiyeva, Chair of the Humanities Department, Bishkek Commercial College Biographical Analysis in Philosophy and Science by M. Tagiyev, Lecturer, Kyrgyz National Conservatory Modernism as a Phenomenon of Modern Culture by A. Mukhanbetova, Graduate Student, Department of philosophy, Kazakh State National University Biotechnological Alternatives for Atmosphere Protection by N. Djenchuraev, QC & Environmental Manager, Aidan Pharma Bishkek State Pharmaceutical Factory The Formation of Mankind: An Introduction to Social Anthropology by G. Seitaliyeva, Lecturer, American University in Kyrgyzstan Computer-Information Systems in Teaching History by Z. Galiyeva, Lecturer, Kyrgyz State National University Please note that the magazine will soon have a new address: http://polysphere.centralasia.net The magazine focuses on major problems of social development and environment, spiritual, cultural, and historical issues of all nationalities of Kyrgyzstan. Alumni of all IREX and US Government-sponsored programs are encouraged to submit academic and innovative, objective and argumentative, pluralistic, informative and rich in content manuscripts which have not been published elsewhere. Publication is contingent upon the recommendation of two peer reviewers. The language of the magazine is Russian with extended English abstracts. Manuscript preparation policy and guidelines: Manuscripts submitted should conform with the profile of the magazine, be signed by the author(s) and include name of organization(s), position(s), address(es), fax/phone number(s), e-mail addresses of author(s). Responsibility for authenticity of facts, citations, names, and other information as well as publication of classified information is placed on author(s). Manuscripts submitted in printed form must be typed one and half spaced on one-sided paper. The address for submission is: Polysphere, Room 204, 257 Tynystanova Str., Ministry of Education, Science & Culture Bldg., Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Manuscripts submitted on 3-1/2 inch disk in IBM format should be preferably in Microsoft Word for Windows. Manuscripts submitted through e-mail should be sent to email@example.com. Polysphere is made possible with funding from the USIA Alumni Small Grants Program with assistance from the Internet Access and Training Program. Both of these programs are funded by the United States Information Agency. ## ## To unsubscribe from this list, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org ## with a message body containing only: unsubscribe irex-l
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