Kazakhstan: CAFDP Individual Funding Scheme 2009


  • Graduated, PhD in Anthropology, Cornell University, USA, 2012. Doctoral Research: "The Discourse of Material Progress in Kazakhstan's Housing Boom"
  • MA in Middle East Studies, American University in Cairo
  • BA in Kazakh Literature, Karaganda State University, Kazakhstan

Alima’s doctoral research focused on the construction boom and inflation of real estate assets in Kazakhstan following financial liberalisation in the 1990s, investigating economic issues such as investment strategies, urban planning, and housing regulations from an anthropological point of view. In addition to her academic work, Alima regularly contributes to the national online newspaper and has her own blog.

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