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Before joining the Centre for European Security Studies in 2016, Boonstra worked as senior researcher, and later as head of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia programme at FRIDE, a think tank with offices in Madrid and Brussels. He completed MAs in Contemporary History and International Relations at the University of Groningen. His work focuses on Eurasian and transatlantic security issues (in particular EU, NATO and OSCE policies) as well as on development policies and democratisation in Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus and Central Asia. Boonstra is member of several internal research networks and regularly comments on international issues in the media.

A Chat in the Yurt, discussing Central Asia and Europe – Episode III

A Chat in the Yurt, Uzbekistan In The Spotlight - Episode III Step into our Yurt and join us for a monthly conversation on Europe-Central Asia developments. In this series...

A Chat in the Yurt, discussing Central Asia and Europe – Episode II

A Chat in the Yurt, discussing Central Asia and Europe - Episode II Step into our Yurt and join us for a monthly conversation on Europe-Central Asia developments. In this series...

Become an EUCAM 2023 Spring Fellow: Call for Applications

The Europe Central Asia Monitoring (EUCAM) initiative of the Centre for European Security Studies (CESS) invites you to apply for its civil society fellowship programme. We aim to select...

Research fellows tour Brussels November

From November 8 to 10, EUCAM organised a visit to Brussels for current research fellows Aigerim Kamidola, Kamila Smagulova and Nigora Fazliddin. They were joined by Andreas Marazis from...

A Chat in the Yurt

A Chat in the Yurt, discussing Central Asia and Europe Step into our Yurt and join us for a monthly conversation on Europe-Central Asia developments. In this series of podcasts...

Research fellows tour Brussels

From 30 May to 3 June EUCAM organised a tour to Brussels for research fellows and CESS staff. Next to Gulzada Rysbekova, Nadya Tatkalo, and Viktoriya Nem, we were...

EUCAM fellows in-person

After a covid break of two years, CESS is hosting EUCAM fellows at their office in Groningen again. We are grateful for being able to discuss Central Asian and...

The state of civil society in Central Asia, 15 December 2021

This seminar was organized by the George Washington University Central Asia Program and EUCAM. During the online seminar Erica Marat, Begimai Bekbolotova and Jos Boonstra debate EUCAM's latest working...

Open seminar on ‘Energy Transition and Central Asia’, 17 January 2022

Despite Central Asia being one of the world’s most climatically vulnerable regions, there is a large literature gap related to energy transition and climate change impact and policy in...

Security matters – EUCAM Watch 25

Security matters In this issue, that was drafted before the violent protests in Kazakhstan, we discuss security in Central Asia. The topics under consideration – human security; Central Asian enclaves and;...