Visiting Researchers

The OSCE Academy in Bishkek hosts scholars conducting academic and policy-relevant research on themes related to comprehensive security in Central Asia. For selected visiting researchers, the Academy provides working space, assistance with research networks in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia and access to the library and research resources of the Academy. This fellowship opportunity is particularly open for PhD students/candidates and post-doctoral researchers from Central Asia and abroad. 


Begench Yazlyyev, PhD student, University of Ottawa

Research project: "Analysis of development aid management in Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan: understanding donor-recipient relations in comparative perspective"

Duration of fellowship: July-August, 2016

Selbi Hanova, PhD student, University of St Andrews 

Research project: "Understanding Central Asian cooperation: narratives on state identities"

Duration of fellowship: January-June, 2015

Gavin Slade, postdoctoral researcher, Free University of Berlin 

Research project: "The prison reform as part of anti-organized crime policy"

Duration of fellowship: March-April, 2015

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