Joldon Kutmanaliev is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Tübingen. He received his doctoral degree in political science from the European University Institute in Florence. He obtained his MA in political science from the Central European University. Previously, he taught at the Bishkek Humanities University for many years.
Published in: oDRHow Kyrgyz social media backed an imprisoned politician’s meteoric rise to power
Amid post-election chaos, Kyrgyz-language social media was increasingly flooded with support for nationalist...
Published in: oDR: OpinionA decade on, what has been learnt from Kyrgyzstan's 2010 clashes?
If ordinary people improve the prospects for dialogue, they can deescalate violence at critical times. That's how...
Published in: oDR: OpinionPolarisation grows as Kyrgyzstan tackles controversial corruption issues
A high-profile corruption investigation has divided public opinion along familiar regional lines.