Azhar Serikkaliyeva

Azhar Serikkaliyeva

Junior Research fellow

Azhar Serikkaliyeva graduated from China Studies Department of the Faculty of Oriental Studies in Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in 2008. She completed master education in 2010 by presenting her master thesis namely ‘Chinese strategy of peaceful rising and current sino-kazakh relations ’. She holds a Masters in Area Studies from al-Farabi Kazakh National University. Azhar Serikkaliyeva started doctorate process in 2010 and completed it in 2014 by presenting her PhD thesis ‘Chinese social and economic activity at the SCO’. During academic career she has published more than 20 scientific p

Staff's Publications

June 26, 2016

Current Developments of China’s One belt, One Road Initiative

Over the last three decades, China has reached a high economic growth rate. Now, functioning in an open economy, Chinese business firms need to enter global markets and participate more actively in global competition. The co-construction of the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) project launched by the Chinese leader Xi […]
June 25, 2016

Why is China Moving Production Facilities to Kazakhstan?

The total number of industrial enterprises of China ranks first in the world. Currently, about 3/5 of the labor force working in heavy industry have generated half of the industrial output.[i]. More than half of the main public fund industry is concentrated in large cities with population over 500 thousand […]
May 30, 2016

Internationalization of the Chinese Higher Education: The Case of Kazakhstan

China, with the largest population in the world of over 1.3 billion people, has moved into the second place in the world in terms of the size of its economy. The higher education sector has grown tremendously. Now China has a goal to accept 500,000 students by 2020 and the […]
April 27, 2016

Cultural Dimension of China’s New Silk Road Initiative

The most obvious incarnation of revitalization of China’s efforts to strengthen its presence in Eurasia became the Chinese New Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB) and the XXI century Marine Silk Road united into the so called One Belt, One Road Initiative, which has become one of the most iconic and […]
March 29, 2016

Chinese View on the Expansion of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization*

Founded in 2001, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) now has China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan as its full members, with Afghanistan, Belarus, India, Iran, Mongolia and Pakistan as observers, and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Turkey as dialogue partners. The official founding declaration asserted that the […]
February 23, 2016

Public Perception of the “One Belt One Road” Initiative in Kazakhstan*

There is no doubt that in this century public opinion, empowered by the mass media, sometimes can constrain certain political and economic actions. It is the case both within and among the countries across the world. The New Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road — now […]