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. He is also a member of national and international organizations, such as Russian Philosophy Community (since 2009), Association for Political Studies in Kazakhstan (since 2011) and Russian Academy of Natural History (since 2014). Moreover, Erkin is an Editorial Board Member at International Scientific Journal “World of Great Alai” (“Ulken Altai Alemi”). He is an author of more than 120 scientific articles in variety of international scientific journals in Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, France, Germany, Holland and Iran. His research interests include socio-political and socio-philosophical civilizational and cultural approaches to the problems of globalization, religious studies, history of Eastern philosophy, philosophy and sociology of ethno policy and political processes in Kazakhstan and particularly in Central Asian region.