Tag: Kazakhstan

Rural women in Kazakhstan: double vulnerability, by Kamila Kovyazina (Independent Scholar)

Kamila Kovyazina , April 10th, 2020


This blog presents some of the results of the study of rural women’s economic possibilities in Kazakhstan, conducted by the Applied Economics Research Centre in April 2019. The…


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The Unyielding First Secretary, translated by Balzhan Suzhikova (KIMEP)

info@centraleurasia.org , November 1st, 2019


Editor’s introduction: This special blog post, translated and shared with us by Kazakhstani Fulbright Scholar and Associate Director at KIMEP University Balzhan Suzhikova, outlines the experience of h…


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More of The Same: Kazakhstan’s leadership change between ageing leadership and popular discontent, by Luca Anceschi (University of Glasgow)

Luca Anceschi , September 17th, 2019


If there is only one lesson to be learned from Kyrgyzstan’s recent presidential dispute—a chain of tumultuous events that led to the arrest and detention of erstwhile leader…


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The History of Soviet Anthropology in Kazakhstan, by Rinat Shayakhmetov

info@centraleurasia.org , September 7th, 2019


EDITOR’S INTRODUCTION: In this special post Rinat Shayakhmetov, grandson of the first Secretary of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan Zhumabay Shayakhmetov and himself a researcher of Soviet Kazakhstan…


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Author Interview: The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence, and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan, by Sarah Cameron (University of Maryland)

info@centraleurasia.org , September 7th, 2019


In this second installation of our series featuring those books shortlisted by CESS for this year’s prize, we welcome Nurlan Kabdylkhak (University of North Carolina) who interviews Sarah…


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Eeva Kesküla: How capitalists think about labor dynasties and corporate ethics

Focaal Web Editor , April 4th, 2018


This contribution looks at the implications of how capitalists think about corporate ethics and moral obligations in monoindustrial towns. I present the cases of two mining towns in…


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