Prof. Golam Mostafa

P.O. Box: 503000, Dubai, UAE
Phone: +971 4 4499572
Email: [email protected]
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Area of Research Interest

Regional security, Post-soviet states, Emerging economies and integration


  • Junior Scholarship in grade eight in order of merit, 1967
  • First Grade Scholarship in 1970 for securing 9th place among 30,000 students in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination (Grade 10)
  • First Grade Scholarship in 1973 for securing 2nd place in Humanities among 45,000 students in the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination (Grade 12)
  • Competitive government scholarship to study in the Soviet Union, 1974
  • Recipient of the Commonwealth Scholarship for Ph.D. program at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 1987
  • Received funding from the Association of Universities and Colleges in Canada (AUCC) under the projects: Reform Through Knowledge and Professional Partnership Programs for developing social science programs in universities in Ukraine and in Kazakhstan during 1997-1998
  • Recipient of Service and Faculty Research Awards in CMMC College in 2016-17 AY
  • Recipient of Service Award in CSGS College for excellent results scored in performance evaluation and contributions towards University success in 2016-17 AY


Peer-Reviewed Journals:

  1. Mahmood, M. and Mostafa, G. (2017), "Kazakhstan-BRICS Economic Cooperation: Exploring the Possibilities", published by International Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, a Francis-Taylor, Thomas-Reuter indexed publication.
  2. Mostafa, G. (2017), “China’s growing Ties with Middle East: Goals and Objectives”, Global Journal of Business and Social Sciences (GJBSSR), Vol. 5 (2), APR-JUN 2017
  3. Mostafa, G. (2016). “Economic Integration in Eurasia: Challenges and Opportunities” Journal of World Review of Business Research, September issue (Vol. 6, No.2) International peer reviewed journal, published by World Business Institute in Australia.
  4. Mostafa, G. & Mahmood, M. (2015). "The Rise of BRICS and Its Challenge to G7”, International Journal of Emerging Markets, an Emerald Publication, Vol. 9, Issue 3, July 2015
  5. Mostafa, G. (2014) “Kazakhstan and the Eurasian Economic Union”, published in otan tarikhi (History of Homeland) by the Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Science, Republic of Kazakhstan.
  6. Mostafa, G. & Mahmood, M. (2013) “Women and Career Development: Gender and Inequality in Labor Market Policies”, published by the Institute of Philosophy, December 2013
  7. Mostafa G. (2013). "The Concept of Eurasia: Kazakhstan's Policy of Eurasianism and Its Implications", Journal of Eurasian Studies, a peer reviewed Elsevier Journal published by Hanyang University in South Korea, Vol. 4, № 2, pp. 160-170
  8. Mostafa G. (2012) “Kazakhstan and the Organization of the Islamic Conference" (in Russian) otan tarikhi (History of Homeland), № 1 (57)-20l2, ISBN 1814-6961, pp. 21-27
  9. Mostafa G. (2011) "Kazakhstan and the Organization of the Islamic Conference" Central Asia's Affairs, Quarterly Analytical Review, KISI. January 3/2011, pp. 27-33
  10. Mostafa, G. (2011), "Emerging Political, Ideological and Security Threats and Risks to International Business", Journal of Business and Policy Research Vol. 6. No. 1. (July 2011); 36-45.
  11. Mostafa, G. (2009) "Kazakhstan-India Relations: Challenges and Opportunities" in "VESTNIK" (A reference Journal published by the Kazakh National University. ISBN 1563-0285), Almaty, Serial # 4-5 (42-43).

Books/Book chapters:

  1. Mostafa, G. (1995) National Interest and Foreign Policy: Bangladesh's Relations with the Soviet Union and the Post-Soviet States, New Delhi, India: South Asian Publishers.
  1. Book Chapter “Energy Security of China” in “The Political Economy of National and Energy Security” edited by Pantelis Sklias, Spyros Roukanas, Floros Flouros.To be published by NOVA SCIENCE PUBLISHERS, NEW YORK, 2018
  2. Mostafa, G and Bhuiyan. S. H. (2012), "Overcoming Electoral Corruption: The Case Study of Bangladesh" in Jonathan Mendilow (Ed) Public Funding of Political Competition and the Future of Democracy, New York: Lexington books; Rowman & Littlefield.
  3. Mostafa, G. (2009) "The Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and Its Election Observation Missions in Central Asia" in Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe; Challenges of Regional Security. AImaty: The Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe and Kazakh National University
  4. Mostafa, G. (2007) "Worldwide Democratic Reforms and Development and their Implications" in Political Development in Kazakhstan in the New Era of Reforms, Almaty: Kazakh-British Technical University
  5. Mostafa, G. (1987) "Economic Vulnerabilities of Landlocked Countries," in Hafiz M.A and Khan, A.R (eds) Security of Small States; Dhaka: . Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies.
  6. Mostafa, G. (1985) "Nation-building and Foreign Policy," in Hafiz, M.A and lftekharuzzaman (eds) Nation Building in Bangladesh: Retrospect and Prospect, Dhaka: Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies.

Conference Preceedings:

  1. Mostafa, G. (2017), “China’s Relations with the Arab Gulf States”, paper is going to be presented at the 1st. AUEIRC to be held on November 15-16, 2017.
  2. Mostafa, G. (2017), “China’s OBOR Project and its Implications and its Geopolitical and Economic Implications”, paper will be presented at the Second International Conference on Business and Economics to be held between October 30-31, 2017 at Dhaka University, Bangladesh.
  3. Mostafa, G. (2017), “China’s Growing Economic Ties with Middle East and its Strategic Goals and Objectives” the paper was presented at the 5th Global Conference on Business & Social Sciences “Contemporary Issues in Management and Social Sciences Research”, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 4-5, 2017.
  4. Mostafa, G. (2016), The New Silk Road and Its Implications for Regional Integration in Eurasia”, a paper presented at the 13th KIMEP International Research Conferences (KIRC), held in Almaty, Kazakhstan on April 8-9, 2016.
  5. Mostafa, G. (2015) “Economic Integration in Eurasia: Challenges and Opportunities”, paper presented at an International Conference 13th Asian Business Conference, organized by the World Business Institute of Australia which was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on December 26-27, 2015.Conference Articles
  6. Mostafa, G. (2015), attended a one-day Conference on “The Future of Trade” organized by the DMCC, and held on the 10th of November 2015 at the Almas Tower in Dubai.
  7. Mostafa, G. (2015), Attended the 20th Annual Conference on “The Middle East: Shifting Roles, Interests and Alliances” 31 March- 01 April 2015 at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR), Abu Dhabi, UAE
  8. Mostafa, G. (2015), “BRICS as a Block of Emerging Countries and its Challenge to Developed Economies” a paper was presented at the Annual Conference of the Emerging Markets Conference Board on the Theme “REDEFINING VALUE FOR EMERGING MARKETS” IN IMT DUBAI, DUBAI CAMPUS, UAE, January 20-22, 2015. The Paper was published in the Conference Proceedings.
  9. Mostafa, G. (2012) "Public Funding of Political Parties in Kazakhstan" paper presented at the 8th World Congress of International Political Science Association Madrid, Spain, July 8-12, 2012
  10. Mostafa, G. (2012). "The Proposed Eurasian Union: Challenges and Opportunities", paper presented at the IXth International Research Conference (KIRC 2012 on "Central Asia: regionalization vs Globalization", April 19-21, 2012, published in the proceedings, pp. 41 -48
  11. Mostafa, Golam (2011). "The Rise of BRICS and its Challenge to G7" paper presented at the International Conference held Dhaka, Bangladesh December 23-24, 2011 organized by the World Business Institute, Australia.
  12. Mostafa, G. (2011) "The Proposed Eurasian Union Between Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus: Prospects and Challenges", paper presented at the "International conference on the new framework of Kazakhstan's economic development: integration, industrialization and innovation", organized by the School of Economics and Business, KAZNU, December 8-9, 2011. The paper was published in the Conference proceedings.
  13. Mostafa, G. & Abylkhozhin, Zh. (2011), "Kazakhstan's Policy of Eurasianism and its Role in Improving Relations between Asia and Europe" the paper was submitted for the 5th Asian Philosophical Association Conference held in Tokyo, Japan December 7-8. 2011
  14. Rahman, S. & Mostafa, G. (2011), "Development through Education Process Reform and Control" paper presented at a Conference on Contemporary Trends in Education held in Astana, November 17-18.
  15. Mostafa, G. (2011), "Dialogue Between Islam and the West: Challenges and Options* paper presented at a Conference on Spiritual Values of Islam in the Context of the West and the East organized by Southern Kazakhstan State University named after M. Auezov and held on September 29-30, 2011. The paper is published in the Proceedings.
  16. Abylkhozhin, Zh. Mostafa, G. (2011), "Dilemma of North-South; Interstate Socio-Political and Socio-Cultural Projects (Central Asian Vector)", paper presented at an international Conference on Caucasus and Central Asia, twenty years after independences: Questioning the notion of "South countries. Almaty, August 25-27, 2011.
  17. Presented a paper (jointly with Dr. Jiri Melich) on "Multiculturalism in Canada: Are the Canadian Experiences Applicable in Kazakhstan? At the 8th KIMEP International Research Conference held at KIMEP on April 22-23, 2011
  18. Participated at the 7th Scientific-Practical Conference on "Private Education in the Republic of Kazakhstan: Tendency and Prospective for Development" which was held in Astana, April 21-22, 2011
  19. Mostafa, G. (2011), "Problems and Challenges of Teaching Humanities" paper presented at a Conference on Modern Tendency of Development in the Study of Legal, Economic and Social. Humanities Sciences organized by the Juridical Academy "Femida" in Karaganda and held on April 08, 2011. The paper was published in the Conference Proceedings.
  20. Mostafa, G. (2010), "Higher Education Reforms in Kazakhstan: Challenges and opportunities" paper presented at an International scientific-practical conference on Educational component of innovation economy and human development: management of education, organized by the Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abai, held on April 14-15, 2010. The Paper was published in the Conference Proceedings
  21. Mostafa, G. (2009), "Higher Education in Central Asia: In Search of New Identities" paper presented at the Fourth International Conference of the Asian Philosophical Association on The Path to Alliance of Civilizations Through the Asian Community, held in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 4- 6, 2009. The paper was selected and published in the Conference Proceedings jointly by the Universities Indonesia and Fatih University, Turkey, 2009.
  22. Mostafa, G. (2009), "The War in Afghanistan and its Implications" paper presented at a Conference on "The US and NATO Policy and Security in Central Asia" organized by KazNU and the Center for American and Democratic Studies November 2009

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