Сall for Applications: Kazakhstan Futures Program

The Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs and PaperLab Research Center invite researchers to participate in a 6-month project that will address emerging challenges in Kazakhstan through collaborative policy-oriented research. During the program, selected participants will attend a series of meetings and workshops with the goal of developing policy briefs in small groups focused on the following themes: 

  • Climate change and the transition to a green economy
  • Demographic changes, migration, and society 
  • Connectivity and cooperation in Central Asia
  • Economic diversification, trade, and energy security
  • The digital economy
  • Central Asia’s foreign policy choices

The language of the program is English.

Application requirements:
  • Ph.D. (including Ph.D. students) or similar level of professional experience;
  • At least five years of experience conducting research;
  • Expertise in at least one of the six themes listed above;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Citizen or residency in Kazakhstan or the United States.

We encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2SI, veterans, and people with disabilities.

To apply, please follow this link

The deadline is November 10.