CESSI Summer Lecture Series
"At the Crossroads: NGOs Becoming Welfare Providers in Post-Soviet Kazakhstan"
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Sofiya An (Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work at Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan) will offer some insights into the shifting child welfare landscape in post-Soviet Kazakhstan, focusing on emerging non-state welfare providers. Sofiya An argues that the dialectical interplay between the social and the political in the transnational policy frameworks has shaped the ambiguous and contradictory identities of child-welfare NGOs in post-Soviet Kazakhstan.
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