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