Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies

under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The Address to the People of Kazakhstan by President

of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

“Constructive Public Dialogue – the Basis of Stability

and Prosperity of Kazakhstan”

Only through a constant dialogue between the Government and society

can a harmonious state be built in the context of modern geopolitics.



Kazakhstan-Spectrum 2020




The ‘Kazakhstan-Spectrum’ highlights the current issues of foreign policy and international relations, national security, social and economic policy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and the issues of globalization.
The materials published in the journal are provided by the researchers at the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of RK and leading experts of think tanks of Kazakhstan and abroad.
The ‘Kazakhstan-Spectrum’ mission is a provide profound analysis of theoretical and fundamental character on the abovementioned issues. The ‘Kazakhstan-Spektrum’ is included into the list of academic publications of the Committee of Monitoring Education and Scientific Affairs of the Ministry of Education and Science. The journal is the major platform to publish the research results of in the theses on the following disciplines:


07.00.00 - History
08.00.00 - Economics
22.00.00 – Social Science
23.00.00 - Political Science

The journal is issued four times a year (one every three months).

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Zarema Shaukenova — Chairperson of Editorial Board, Director of Institute of Strategic Studies under President of Kazakhstan (KazISS), Doctor of Sociology, Professor, Corresponding Member of National Academy of science of Kazakhstan

Madina Nurgalieva — Chief Editor, Counselor of Director of KazISS under President of Kazakhstan, Candidate of Political Science

Anna Alshanskaya — Editor, Senior Research fellowof the Department of Socio-Economic Studies of KazISS under President of Kazakhstan

Rakhman Alshanov — President of “Turan” Educational Corporation, President of the Kazakhstan Association of Higher Educational, Doctor of Economics, Professor

Gulmira Ileuova — Director of “Strategy” Center for Socio-Political Research, Candidate of Sociology

Gulnar Nasimova — Head of Department of Political Science and Political Technologies of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU), Doctor of Political Science, Professor

Vyacheslav Dodonov — Chief Research fellow of KazISS under President of Kazakhstan, Doctor of Economic Sciences

Andrey Chebotarev — Director of “Alternativa” Center for Contemporary Studies Candidate of Political Science

Marat Shaikhutdinov — Deputy Secretary of Security Council of Kazakhstan, Doctor of History, Professor

Martin Brusis — Director of Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich (Germany), Doctor of Social Science

Cynthia Kaplan — Department of Political Science, University of California Santa Barbara (USA), Professor