Central Asia Fellows Papers Research Insight

Improving Governance in Kazakhstan’s Mining Towns

By Dinara Nurusheva

CAP Papers 192, July 2017

Dinara Nurusheva is co-founder of PaperLab Research Group and was a research fellow at the Soros Foundation Kazakhstan Public Policy Initiative in 2014. She graduated from Abylay Khan Kazakh University of International Relations and World Languages with a Bachelor’s in International Relations. She obtained her master’s degree in Global Political Economy at City University London through the Bolahak scholarship. She has experience working in the analytical department at Nazarbayev Centre in Astana and the Center for Humanitarian and Political Trends in Almaty. Her research interests include institutionalism and the social and economic development of Kazakhstan’s regions.