John Irgengioro

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John Irgengioro is a PhD fellow funded by the Flemish Research Foundation (FWO). His research is on the soft power of great power actors (Russia, China, European Union, United States) in Central Asia. He previously holds a Masters degree in Political Science from Brock University, Canada.

Research interests

Central Asia/Eurasia Politics, Post-Soviet states, Central Asia, political sociology, geopolitics, soft power theory, EU foreign policy; immigration policy; migration


  • Seminar: Migration and Identity in the European Union (part of the course "Thematic Specialization in EU Politics")