Aijan Sharshenova

Academic Discipline:

Political Science

About me:

My current research project focuses on Russia’s soft power in Kyrgyzstan and it aims to explore a varied and deep-rooted Russian influence over different aspects of governance, nation building, economic development and cultural life in Kyrgyzstan. My broader research interests include Central Asian studies, democratisation, democracy and autocracy promotion, and international development.

I am interested in the following geographical area(s):

Asia and Oceania

Components of the GCRF I am interested in:

Human Rights, Good Governance and Social Justice