Zhanibek Arynov

Laureate of the Atlas Programme  Stay in France : from May 2th to June 23th, 2022

Zhanibek Arynov is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Graduate School of Public Policy, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan. He obtained a Ph.D. degree in International Relations from the University of St. Andrews, UK. Dr. Arynov’s research interests include Central Asian geopolitics, Kazakhstan’s foreign policy, EU-Central Asia relations, and international identity, image and perception studies. He is currently working on a project related to legitimacy and (de)legitimation of international organizations with a specific focus on the Eurasian Economic Union. 

The project

Title: Discursive Delegitimation of the Eurasian Economic Union by the European Union

Keywords: Central Asian geopolitics, EU-Central Asia relations, issues of international image and perception studies, international legitimacy and legitimation.

Selected publications

Published at 4 May 2022