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Around the Caspian: a Doctoral Training for Future Experts in Development and Cooperation with Focus on the Caspian Region

Deliverables

Research stay in non-EU partner

All 15 ESRs will spend a period in a non-EU university. The aim of this stay is to give the ESRs exposure to perspectives on the Caspian region from outside the EU. The non-EU universities will provide sufficient support and arrange sufficient interactions with colleagues and other PhD students to make this stay a rewarding and useful one.

Network Conference 3

Final Conference to present outputs

Workshop 1

First of 3 training workshops

Public production

Articles will be written for the mass media At each training workshop there will be one event aimed at the wider public, drawing on both the experts attending the workshop and the ESRs

Network Conference 1

First network Conf aimed at discussion of research plans and research context

Network Conference 2

Second conf to discuss preliminary outputs

Fieldwork

Each ESR will conduct fieldwork, timing, length and location, dependent on individual plans. ESRs will gain cultural understanding and/or language skills in addition to progressing their individual plan.

Conference panel 1

First Conference panel disseminating project outputs

Conference panel 3

Third conference panel at major academic conference ESRs and supervisors

Project Web site

Project web-site will include details of the ETN, its partners, the MCSA schemes and include dissemination outputs aimed at different audiences - scientific, policy-makers and general public.

Conference Panel 2

Second conf panel at major academic conf - ESRs and supervisors

PhD Theses (15)

Each ESR will complete a PhD thesis

Conference Panel 4

Fourth Conference panel at major academic conference ESRs and supervisors

Policy Briefs

Each ESR and the supervisor pair will produce a minimum of one policy brief drawing on their research but aimed at highlighting its relevance and evidence for policy-makers, and written in a style which is useful for them. The training programme will include sessions on writing for policy-makers. These policy briefs will be disseminated by the project and hosted on the website.

Newsletters

Through the coordinators and partner we will disseminate the work of the ETN in different e-newsletters

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Publications

Повседневная жизнь в искусстве и искусство повседневной жизни: Пересматривая советские мозаики в Душанбе

Author(s): Kluczewska Karolina
Published in: Central Asian Analytical Network, 2018

"Fire and Oil in Western Kazakhstan's ""Spiritual Renovation"""

Author(s): Maurizio Totaro
Published in: Open Democracy, Issue 8 May 2018, 2018

Book Review of Neoliberalism and the moral economy of fraud

Author(s): Liga Rudzite
Published in: Studies of Transition States and Societies, 2017, Page(s) 65-68

Academic freedom in Tajikistan: western researchers need to look at themselves, too

Author(s): Kluczewska Karolina
Published in: Open Democracy, 2018

How much do we know about Tajik migration? On the research and development discourse

Author(s): Kluczewska Karolina
Published in: Central Asian Analytical Network, Issue 2017, 2017

Dushanbe buses and what it means to live in a capital city

Author(s): Kluczewska Karolina
Published in: Voices on Central Asia, 2018

Das Ölfeld Kaschagan in Kasachstan und die Kapitalisierung der nordkaspischen Erdölindustrie: Lehren aus der Praxis statt Klischees

Author(s): Maurizio Totaro
Published in: Zentralasien-Analysen, Issue 2017, 2017, Page(s) 2-6

Study on fair international taxation policy

Author(s): Liga Rudzite (Ed.)
Published in: LAPAS, Issue 2016, 2016, Page(s) 1-69

Vozrozhdenie tradicii na ostrove demokratii Kyrgyzstana

Author(s): Du Boulay-Omarova Sofia
Published in: SIAR Research and Consulting, Issue 2016, 2016

Novyi Azerbaijan

Author(s): Du Boulay-Omarova Sofia
Published in: Esquire Magazine, Issue 28 Feb 2018, 2018

Threats to stability in Central Asia: what role for the EU?

Author(s): Shairbek Juraev and Karolina Kluczewska
Published in: Threats to stability in wider Europe. Expert and academic analysis, Issue 2017, 2017

Country page: Latvia

Author(s): Liga Rudzite
Published in: Aidwatch report 2018: EU aid – a broken ladder?, 2018

What Kind of Role Should the European Union Play for Achieving Sustainable Peace in Georgia?

Author(s): Uchida Shu
Published in: Caucasus Analytical Digest, Issue 2017, 2017, Page(s) 10-13

Die Konsolidierung der Macht unter dem zweiten Präsidenten Turkmenistans

Author(s): Chikhladze Tatia
Published in: Zentralasien-Analysen, 2018

О душанбинских автобусах или каково это — жить в столице?

Author(s): Kluczewska Karolina
Published in: Central Asian Analytical Network, 2018

Ever wondered why practitioners treat researchers like a nuisance? The challenges of accessing expert knowledge, from two perspectives

Author(s): Lottholz P. and Kluczewska, K.
Published in: Field Research Method Lab: LSE Blog, Issue 2017, 2017

Что мы знаем о миграции в Таджикистане?

Author(s): Kluczewska Karolina
Published in: Central Asian Analytical Network, Issue 2017, 2017

Everyday life in art and the art of everyday life: re-reading Soviet mosaics in Dushanbe

Author(s): Kluczewska Karolina
Published in: Voices on Central Asia, 2018

The revival of traditions in the Central Asian ‘Island of Democracy’: World Nomad Games

Author(s): Du Boulay-Omarova Sofia
Published in: SIAR Research and Consulting Analysis, 2016

Wer bekommt wieviel? Entwicklungshilfe im Gesundheitswesen der zentralasiatischen Staaten

Author(s): Gulnaz Isabekova
Published in: Zentralasien-Analysen, Issue N. 108, 2016, Page(s) 2-5

Parliamentary Elections in Georgia

Author(s): Chikhladze Tatia (ed.)
Published in: Caucasus Analytical Digest, Issue N. 89, 2016
DOI: 10.3929/ethz-a-010819086

Introduction Illiberal peace and authoritarian conflict management: Empirical and theoretical contexts

Author(s): Catherine Owen, Shairbek Juraev , David Lewis, Nick Megoran and John Heathershaw
Published in: Interrogating Illiberal Peace in Eurasia Critical Perspectives on Peace and Conflict, 2017, Page(s) 1-29

Still Post-Soviet: The Challenges of Education in Kyrgyzstan

Author(s): Shairbek Juraev
Published in: Central Asia at 25: Looking back, moving forward, Issue 2017, 2017, Page(s) 58-61

Legitimacy and Legitimation in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan

Author(s): Du Boulay-Omarova S. and Isaacs, R.
Published in: Theorizing Central Asia: Power, Legitimacy & Society, 2018, Page(s) 17-41

Theorizing the managerlialism-neoliberalism-development nexus: Changing donor landscapes and persistence of outcomes of practices in Kyrgyzstan

Author(s): Liga Rudzite
Published in: Theorizing Central Asian politics: the state, ideology and power., 2019, Page(s) 65-95

Looking for freedom in grey areas: approaches to informality as a space for negotiating goals of neoliberalism in development cooperation sector

Author(s): Liga Rudzite
Published in: The informal economy: exploring drivers and practices., 2018, Page(s) 157-173

Making modern Mongolians: gender roles and everyday nation-building in contemporary Mongolia

Author(s): Agarin T. and Rudzite, L.
Published in: Informal nationalism after communism: the everyday construction of post-socialist identities, 2018, Page(s) 164-183

The globalised third sector in the migration policy feld

Author(s): Oleg Korneev and Karolina Kluczewska
Published in: Handbook of Migration and Globalisation, 2018, Page(s) 54-68

The Contribution of Vulnerability of Labour Migrants to Drug Resistance in the Region: Overview and Suggestions

Author(s): Gulnaz Isabekova
Published in: The European Journal of Development Research, 2018, ISSN 0957-8811
DOI: 10.1057/s41287-018-0172-1

Politics in the Tajik Emigrant Community Complex

Author(s): Karolina Kluczewska and Oleg Korneev
Published in: Cairn, Issue 4, 2018, Page(s) 27-58, ISSN 0338-0599

How to Translate ‘Good Governance’ into Tajik? An American Good Governance Fund and Norm Localisation in Tajikistan

Author(s): Karolina Kluczewska
Published in: Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 2019, Page(s) 1-20, ISSN 1750-2977
DOI: 10.1080/17502977.2018.1537668