Category: Announcements

Professor Clare Griffin took part in “The Global History” Podcast

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Professor Clare Griffin took part in “The Global History” Podcast

Assistant Professor of the History, Philosophy and Religious Studies Department Clare Griffin took part in “The Global History” Podcast. Professor was interviewed by host Chase Caldwell Smith for the podcast’s “Global Histories of Health, Medicine & Disease in the Early Modern World ” series. They talked about professor Griffin’s research on the global links of […]

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The novel ion accelerator facility INURA (Innovative Nazarbayev University’s Research Accelerator) was recently installed at Nazarbayev University.

The accelerator was designed and fabricated in collaboration with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and the Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU).  The project is led guided by associated professor of Physics Alexander Tikhonov and postdoc Dr. Marat Kaikanov.  Professor Tikhonov: Accelerator provides a 10 000 Amperes ion current in 80 nanoseconds, with ion energy of […]

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SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES OF DYNAMICS DAYS CENTRAL ASIA VI VIRTUAL CONFERENCE, NAZARBAYEV UNIVERSITY JUNE 2 – 5, 2020

Professor Anastasios Bountis: This was the first international online conference organized at Nazarbayev University during this quarantine period, and we all approached it with some hesitation, as we were unaware of what difficulties might arise. However, due to our careful planning, the attendees were given well in advance explicit instructions how to use the Zoom platform, […]

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Research project: “International Relations of the Golden Horde: Disease, Climate, and Politics in the 13th-15th Centuries”

Research group: Uli Schamiloglu  (Professor and Chair  Department of Kazakh Language and Turkic Studies, SSH),   Aidyn Zhuniskhanov, Ayken Askapuli This project supports the interdisciplinary research of Professor Uli Schamiloglu into the social, economic, cultural, and environmental history of Central Eurasia in the late medieval period. Schamiloglu’s original work focused on tribal politics and social […]

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“The Persian Presence in Victorian Poetry” by Dr Reza Taher-Kermani will be published by Edinburgh University Press

The word ‘Persia’ to the Victorians was not just the name of a territorial entity but a matrix of different notions, created and crafted by a range of oral and written stories, themes and tropes. ‘Persia’ was a product of a mental vision with a long historical heritage, formed by a variety of sources, and […]

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The research performed by Assoc. Prof. of Physics Department Constantinos Valagiannopoulos has been picked as front cover to the Advanced Optical Material

The research performed by Associate Professor of Nazarbayev University Physics Department Constantinos Valagiannopoulos in collaboration with scientists from USA, Poland and Italy. It has been picked as front cover to the Advanced Optical Material, one of the most highly-selective research journals in Material Science, current issue. It has been discovered that zinc oxide when found […]

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“Ethnography of the Kazakh steppe of the colonial period”: Online lecture by Alima Bisenova

The Tselinniy Center for Contemporary Culture conducts a series of online lectures from leading experts in Kazakhstan and other countries created under quarantine. The first invited guest was Alima Bisenova, an assistant professor of sociology and anthropology at the School of Sciences and Humanities. In a short lecture course “Ethnography of the Kazakh steppe of […]

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