BA of education, major: Kazakh language and literature, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty
Summer school on "Research topics and theoretical issues in the anthropology of Central Asia", Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Zurich University, Switzerland
October 2012 – January 2013
Exchange student at the Department of Ethnology, Sofia University named after Sv. Kliment Okhridski, Bulgaria (Students Exchange Program)
MA in Cultural Sciences, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty.
PhD candidate, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany/ Zurich University, Switzerland
Sairam region, South Kazakhstan
Kazakh (mother tongue), English, Russian, Uzbek (fluent), Tatar (moderate knowledge)
Barth and Issues of Ethnic Identity (in Kazakh).
International conference “II Argynbaev Readings”, dedicated to the 90th Anniversary of the Kazakh ethnographer Khalel Argynbayev, Almaty.