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OKA Natsuko

OKA Natsuko
Middle Eastern Studies Group, Area Studies Center
Senior Research Fellow

Research Field:
Kazakhstan, nationalism, ethnicity, migration, corruption, informality

Education / Research Experience

M. A. in Area Studies, Graduate Division of International and Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Tokyo, 1994
Ph.D., School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds, 2008

Professional Career:
General Research Department, IDE, 1994
Visiting Scholar, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, 1998-1999
Visiting Scholar, Institute for the Development of Kazakhstan, 1999-2001
Area Studies Department II, 2001
Area Studies Center, 2003
Fieldwork in Almaty, Kazakhstan, May-December 2011
Area Studies Center, 2012-

Major Works

In English and Russian only. For major works in Japanese, visit Japanese page

Other Information

Membership of Academic Societies
Japan Association for Central Asian Studies; Japan Association for Comparative Politics