Current employmentAssociate Professor, Department of Anthropology, American University of Central Asia
Profession/Specialization/Degree• University of Melbourne PhD, Urban Planning, 09.2002-02.2007, PhD Thesis: “Regional
Changes in Kyrgyzstan: Bazaars, Open-Air Markets and Social Networks”

• University of Illinois at Chicago Master of Architecture (Landscape Urbanism) 08.2001-

• University of Hawaii at Manoa Master of Urban and Regional Planning, 08.1999-07.2001

• Kyrgyz Institute of Architecture and Construction Bachelor of Architecture (Urban Design),
Work experience in the field of migration* Researcher (CASI AUCA; TSPC AUCA; Research Institute for Islamic Studies, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)

* Research supervisor

* Associate professor, Department of Anthropology, American University of Central Asia (08.2007-present)

* Visiting professor, Institute for Ethnology, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany (05-06, 2018) (ref. Prof. Rolland Hardenberg)

* Expert-Consultant, Manual for Religious and Community Leaders for Peace-making and Conflict Prevention, UNFPA, 07-09/2014

* Urban Planning Expert, City Development Strategy, Bishkek City Council, 07-08.2013

* Expert-Consultant, Improving the System of Residential Registration in Kyrgyzstan, for the Red Crescent Society, 2009

* Thematic Leader on Migration, Migration Research Track, Social Research Center, American University of Central Asia, 2007 - 2011

* Coordinator, Anthropology Club KG, AUCA,,
Contact detailsDepartment of Anthropology, American University of Central Asia
Room 315, +996 312 915 000
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street,
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060
Title of analytical work in the field of migration1) Nasritdinov, E. & T. Kozhoeva,Migration in Kyrgyzstan: Here, There and In-Between, book proposal accepted by the University of Pittsburgh Press, manuscript is nearing completion (ref. Pr. Douglas Northrop)

2) "Only by learning how to live together differently can we live together at all": Readability and legibility of Central Asian migrants' presence in urban Russia (2016) in Schroder (ed.) Urban Spaces and Lifestyles in Central Asia and Beyond, special issue in Central Asian Survey, 35:2, 257-275

3) Nasritdinov, E., B. Zhumakadyr kyzy, and D. Asanalieva (2015) Myths and Realities of Bishkek’s Novostroikas, in Laruelle (ed.)Kyrgyzstan beyond 'Democracy Island' and 'Failing State': Factoring Social and Political Challenges in a Post-Soviet Society, M.E.Sharpe

4) Fryer, P., E. Nasritdinov and E. Satybaldieva (2014) Moving towards the brink? Migration in the Kyrgyz Republic, Central Asian Affairs, Vol. 1, N.2

5) Nasritdinov, E., M. Ablezova (2009) Environmental Migration: Case of Kyrgyzstan, inAfifi, T. and J. Jagger (eds.) Environment, Forced Migration and Human Security, International Organization on Migration

6) Nasritdinov, E. & T. Kozhoeva (2017) Effect of Kyrgyzstan’s Accession to Eurasian Economic Union on the Life of Kyrgyz Migrants in Russia, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

7) Vulnerability of labor migrants from Kyrgyzstan to engagement with violent extremist groups (2017) United Nations Development Program, Bishkek

8) Buildingthe Future: Materialization of Kyrgyz and Tajik Migrants' Remittances in the Construction Sectors of their Home Countries (2015) Regional Migration Programme, Department for International Development, UK

9) Nasritdinov, E. and N. Schenkkan (2012) Portrayal of Absence: Skipped Generation Households in Kyrgyzstan, Open Society Institute and HelpAge International, Kyrgyzstan

10) Nasritdinov, E., and Student Research Team, AUCA (2010) Informal Economy and Social Vulnerability in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, HelpAge International, Kyrgyzstan

11) Nasritdinov, E., M. Ablezova & R. Rahimov (2009) The Effect of Migration on the Elderly People in Kyrgyzstan, HelpAge International, Kyrgyzstan

12) Nasritdinov, E. & Student Research Team, AUCA (2008) Discrimination of Internal Migrants in Bishkek, Social Research Center, American University of Central Asia