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Nargiza Z. Muratalieva

Associate Professor (Part-time Faculty)

International and Comparative Politics Department

Division of Social Sciences


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Phone: +996 (312) 915000 ext. 458

Room: 215

  • Introduction to Political Science 

Ph.D. in Political Science: Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University, Kyrgyzstan.

Scientific articles in English, indexed in Scopus and Web of Science:

  1. 1. Izimov R., Muratalieva Z., Role of SCO in the Eurasian Continent//  India Quarterly, A Journal of International Relations, Vol.75, Number I,  March 2019, P.43-56 //  
  3. 2. Izimov R., Muratalieva Z. (2018) The Central Asian Track of the One  Belt One Road Initiative: Opportunities and Risks. International  Organisations Research Journal, vol. 13, no 3, pp. 128–142 (in English).  DOI: 10.17323/1996-7845-2018-03-08.  (,%20Z. %20Muratalieva.pdf)
  4. 3. Muratalieva, Z. T., Esenbekova, A. T., & Tatkalo, N. S. (2022). China  in the Shadow of Russia: Covert Tools for Expanding China’s Influence  over Kyrgyzstan’s Security. India Quarterly, 78(1), 88–103.

Articles in books (including co-authored): 

  1. Izimov R., Muratalieva Z. (2020) China’s Belt and Road Initiative:  Impacts and Effects for Central Asia. In: Lukin A. (eds) The “Roads”  and “Belts” of Eurasia. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp 83-101 //
  2. In the gentle embrace of the dragon? "Soft power" of China in  Kazakhstan, Almaty, 2018. Soros Foundation Kazakhstan (В нежных  объятиях дракона? «Мягкая сила» Китая в Казахстане, Алматы,  2018. Фонд Сорос Казахстан) // content/uploads/2018/12/%D0%9A%D0%B8%D1%82%D0%B0%D0 %B9-%D0%B2-%D0%9A%D0%B0%D0%B7%D0%B0%D1%85%D1%81%D1%82 %D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%B5-.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2H0Wo9eIevA0ktKyAqKJbV_1eSMPSWn9GxnLs nCfDJ81ifN6HRVxPBxgk
  3. Muratalieva, Nargiza. (2020) "Crumbling Hegemonic Order in Central  Asia." Gaida's Dance with Tiger and Dragon: 219.
  4. Muratalieva Nargiza (2022) Regional Cooperation in Central Asia and  Role of Logistics. In: Yann Alix (eds) Logistics and Diplomacy in  Central Asia. France, pp 212-222.
  5. Muratalieva Nargiza, Soft Power of China in Kyrgyzstan: Impediments  and Limitations, OSCE Policy Brief #84, February, 2023 
  6. // 6. Kyrgyzstan’s Path to Peak Repayments to China: Context and  Dilemmas // peak-repayments-to-china-context-and-dilemmas/

Online publications:

  1. Impact of the Belt and Road Initiative on Central Asia: the case of  Kyrgyzstan. 2019 //
  2. South Korea in Central Asia: inclusion in Eurasia, 2019 // https://caa
  3. What is the new regional policy of Uzbekistan striving for? 2019 //
  4. Why are the regions of Kyrgyzstan not developing? 2020 //
  5. Will Chinese Investments in Kyrgyzstan Go Green? 2021 //
  6. Issues of SCO Identity: Directions and Trends, 2022 //           

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