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PhD in Social Anthropology, School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS), Paris, France (co-tutelle program), “Transformation of Kyrgyz Nomadism in the 1920-30-s in the Works of Western Researchers,Phd/Kandidatskaya Thesis”
2006-2011 Kandidat Nauk, History, Academy of Sciences of Kyrgyzstan
2006 MA in Public administration, University Lyon 3 Jean Moulin, France
2000 BA in international relations, Kyrgyz State National University, Bishkek
AREA OF RESEARCH INTERESTS
Pastoral societies of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan (nomadism and socialism), transnationalism, migration Central Asia and Russia, anthropological theory and research methodology, sociological theory, anthropology of South-East Asia.
"Tabligi Movement" (Kyrgyzstan, India) supported by the Central Asian Studies Institute (CASI), AUCA
2010 – present
International project: “Pastoral societies in turco-mongol space” (France, Kazakhstan, Kirghizstan, Russia) supported by French National Center of Scientific Research.
2004 - 2007
“Pastoral societies in transitional period” (Niger, Mali, Russia, Kyrgyzstan). supported by French National Center of Scientific Research.
Political Anthropology, History of Anthropological Theory, Contemporary Anthropological Thought and Field Research Methods, Psychological anthropology, Economic anthropology, Cultural Ecology and Pastoral societies, History of Kyrgyzstan.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (in russian)
Integration of Kyrgyz nomads into socialistic system (2005) Pontes #5, Moldova State
University, April 2005.
Nomadism Imagined, Nomadism Real (in review) the paper is submitted for review to the Ab Imperio journal
Comparative study of pastoralist societies in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan (Karaganda State University, Kazakhstan), 2009. – № 2(54). – С. 385–391.
Evolution of land reforms in the context of nomadic culture of Central Asia (Academic Review, American University of Central Asia), 2009. – № 1(9). – С. 118–124.
Theoretical discussions on nomadism in the context of nomadism, Bishkek Humanitarian University, 2009. – № 2(15). – С. 12–15.