November 22, 2022

ABOUT THE SPEAKER Lukas Brun is Faculty at the Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy and Research Director at E4 Carolinas, an energy industry association. His research area is global value chain analysis focusing on energy, the environment, and economic development at the international, national, and local levels. His profile is accessible at   ABOUT THE […]

November 8, 2022

Meet the new book by NU GSPP Associate Professor & Vice Dean for Academic Affairs Riccardo Pelizzo: The Culture of Accountability. A Democratic Virtue NU GSPP Associate Professor & Vice Dean for Academic Affairs Riccardo Pelizzo and Italian political scientist, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Bologna Gianfranco Pasquino recently released the book The […]

November 5

On November 5, Nazarbayev University hosted its biennial NU Alumni Reunion 2022. The event was held for the 4th time this year and gathered more than 400 graduates from 2015-2022 cohorts. The Reunion organizers were NU Career and Advising Center, NU Office of Event Management, as well as NU Alumni Public Union. NU GSPP Alumnus, […]

November 1, 2022

SYNOPSIS This talk provides a concise overview of the potential, deployment, outlook, and barriers to renewable energy including small-scale hydropower, solar, wind, geothermal and bioenergy for the five Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. RE potential is substantial but deployment is minuscule. Strategies and programs are developed to increase deployment, with Kazakhstan […]

October 27, 2022

Research Webinar with Dr. Gavin Helf, a Senior Expert on Central Asia for the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, DC, where he works on Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.  The event was organized jointly by NU GSPP and the OXUS Society, a DC-based non-profit organization dedicated to fostering academic exchange between Central Asia […]