Tolganay Umbetaliyeva

Bio: 

Tolganay Umbetaliyeva has a PhD in Political Science and is General Director of the Public Foundation “Central Asian Foundation for the Development of Democracy” (Almaty, Kazakhstan). Graduated from ASU named after Abay. Major: Political Science. Department: International Relations (1996). Scholarship holder, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2005-2007), Participated in the research project: “The influence of tribalism on the political processes in Kazakhstan”, Humboldt University, Department of “Central Asia” (Berlin, Germany), the European University of Viadrina (Frankfurt (Oder), Germany).

Research: 

Political and economic elites, the problems of tribalism, etc.