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Former Research Fellows

  • Senior Research fellow

    Erkin Baidarov

    Erkin Baydarov is a senior researcher in the Eurasian Research Institute at H.A.Yassawi Kazakh Turkish International University. In 1995, he graduated from the Department of History at National University of Uzbekistan named after Mirzo Ulugbek. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Erkin Baydarov is a visiting Professor at The Russian Academy of Natural History and researcher at R.B. Suleimenov Institute of Oriental Studies.

  • Junior Research Fellow

    Zhulduz Baizakova

    Zhulduz Baizakova is a Junior Researcher at the Eurasian Research Institute at H.A.Yassawi Kazakh Turkish International University. She graduated from the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Department of International Relations. She also holds a Candidate of Historical Sciences (2005-2010) from the same institution. She served for seven years in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, including a foreign posting to the United Kingdom.

  • Visiting Research Fellow

    Danagul Yembergenova

    Danagul Yembergenova is a young specialist in the sphere of higher education governance and management. She was born in Kazakhstan and graduated from Kazakh National University in the Faculty of Oriental Studies. Danagul did her Master's degree in Cardiff Metropolitan University in the Cardiff School of Education. She has been a recipient of several grants and scholarships, including Kazakh State Scholarship, Erasmus Mundus Arcade scholarship, ICCR scholarship of Indian Government.

  • Senior Research fellow

    Farkhod Aminjonov

    Farkhod Aminjonov is an expert on energy security with a particular focus on Central Asia and the broader Eurasian region. He holds a Ph.D. in global governance from the Balsillie School of International Affairs (offered jointly by the Center of International Governance Innovation, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo), Waterloo, Canada. In 2015, Farkhod Aminjonov successfully defended his Ph.D dissertation titled “Security of the Central Asian Energy System Through Regional-Level Energy Governance Innovations.” Dr.

  • Junior Research Fellow

    Rassul Arin

    Rassul Arin is a research fellow in the Eurasian Research Institute at H.A.Yassawi Kazakh Turkish International University. He is master degree student at Kazakh National University. He is majored at Oriental Studies and, in particular, Japanese studies. He graduated his bachelor degree at Kazakh National University in 2011. Since that he has started gradually to involve into academic community. In 2012 he participated at the several academic courses and events held in Amsterdam University, the Netherlands, and Tsukuba University, Japan.

  • Junior Research Fellow

    Meyramgul Issayeva

    Issayeva Meyramgul Ibadullayevna was born in 7th November, 1977, in South Kazakhstan region, Turkestan city. In 1998 finished secondary school named after Ulugbek with honor. Graduated from Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abay in speciality of Law. Studied at Ankara University, master degree at the department of Political Science and Public Administration (Turkey, Ankara). In 2007-2009 graduated M.A. from Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abay in Political Science.

  • Junior Research Fellow

    Akbota Akylbayeva

    Akbota Akylbayeva is a research fellow in the Eurasian Research Institute at H.A.Yassawi Kazakh Turkish International University. Graduating from Pavlodar Kazakh-Turkish High School in 2009, she admitted to Middle East Technical University at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration (Turkey, Ankara). In 2015 she earned her Master degree in MBA from Fatih University, Istanbul with completing her thesis on “Human Resource Management in Koton Company”.

  • Junior Research Fellow

    Zhuldyz Kanapiyanova

    Kanapiyanova Zhuldyz was born on 26th of December, 1986.
    She graduated from high school in 2004 and the same year she admitted to International Relations faculty of Abay Kazakh National Pedagogical University. In the same year she admitted to Ege University (Turkey, Izmir) to make a master degree. She graduated from International Relations Department with knowledge of a foreign language in 2012. Her dissertation theme is “Globalization and International Nuclear Politics”.

  • Junior Research Fellow

    Dinara Taldybayeva

    In 1983, born in South Kazakhstan region city of Turkestan. In 2000, Taldybayeva entered in Akhmet Yassawi International Turkish Kazakh University economy faculty department of International Relations. In 2004, she graduated with International Relations specialization and in 2005 started to work at the same department as secretary. In 2006, she continued to work as lecturer. In 2009, she won the Akhmet Yassawi University Board of Trustees scholarship for postgraduate study at the Gazi University department of International Relations.

  • Junior Research Fellow

    Aidana Arynbek

    Aidana Arynbek is a research fellow at the Eurasian Research Institute. She holds a Masters in International Relations from the University of Warwick (UK). Aidana specializes in theories of International Relations, the Politics of International Trade, International Political Economy. Her research fields are the region of the Caspian Sea, the Caucasus and Central Asia. In 2014 she completed English for Academic Studies at INTO City University in London (UK). In 2013, she was awarded the Bolashak Scholarship of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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