Timur Dadabaev

University of Tsukuba

Timur Dadabaev is an associate professor and the director of the Special Program for Japanese and Eurasian Studies at the Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Tsukuba, Japan. He has published with “Communist and Post-Communist Studies,” “The Pacific Review,” “Journal of Contemporary China,” and “Asian Journal of Comparative Politics,” among others. His latest books are “Identity and Memory in Post-Soviet Central Asia” (Oxon: Routledge, 2015) and “Japan in Central Asia” (New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2016).

Articles by Timur Dadabaev


Japan Attempts to Crack the Central Asian Frontier

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Over the past couple of decades, Japan has indicated its desire to play a bigger role in Central Asia and has gradually increased its developmental efforts in the region. However, Japan’s engagement in the region remains overwhelmingly government-driven. To make a bigger impact, it must increase private sector participation.