By Daniyar Kosnazarov
CAP Paper 217 (CAAF Fellows Papers), February 2019
Daniyar Kosnazarov’s research interests include youth, social media, and popular culture. He is Editor-in Chief of Steppe, an independent digital media outlet in Kazakhstan that covers technology, entrepreneurship, education, leisure, and art. He has experience working in both the government and private think tanks in Kazakhstan, and previously served as Chair of the Department of Strategic Analysis at Narxoz University, evaluating strategy implementation. He holds an MA in International Relations and Regional Studies from Tsukuba University, Japan (2012), and a BA in International Relations from Selcuk University, Turkey (2009).
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- Choosing Your Battles: Different Languages of Kazakhstani Youth Activism
- Imagining the Nation: Identity, Nation Building and Foreign Policy in Kazakhstan