Jamby Dzhusubalieva

Jamby DZHUSUBALIEVA (essayist; Kyrgyzstan) is a frequent contributor to the Kyrgyz and Russian press.  From 2000 to 2003, she served as an official at Kyrgystan's Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva. Since 2009 she has taught philosophy and art at American University in Central Asia (Bishkek) and at the Academy of the State Management of Kyrgyzstan. Her research includes studies of Buddhism’s impact on Central Asia.  She currently hosts a cultural interview show for the Kyrgyz Public TV (Channel One).

Jamby is one of the nine original Silk Routes: Heritage, Trade, Practice project participants who met in the Maldives in the spring of 2014 to discuss shared heritages and writing traditions. Jamby is currently conducting a Silk Routes mini-grant entitled, "Djailoo Reading."