Category: Sociology and Anthropology announcements

The COVID-19 Pandemic Conference Webinar will be held on April 19th, 20th, 21st

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The COVID-19 Pandemic Conference Webinar will be held on April 19th, 20th, 21st

The “COVID-19 Pandemic Conference Webinar” will examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on individuals, communities, countries, and the larger global society from a social scientific perspective. It offers a timely and critical advance in knowledge related to what many believe to be the greatest threat to global ways of being in more than a […]

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Professor Elliott Bowen’s book “In Search of Sexual Health” has been published by John Hopkins University

How did beliefs about syphilis shape the kinds of treatment people with this disease received? The story of how a town in the Ozark hinterlands played a key role in determining standards of medical care around syphilis. During the late 1800s and early 1900s, the central Arkansas city of Hot Springs enjoyed a reputation as […]

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Nazarbayev University launches a new rubric on Instagram, “Professor Live”

You will spend a day with NU professor to learn more about the field of professor’s study, curriculum, school and the opportunity to ask interesting questions during live streams on August 6th at 4:00 pm on Instagram. Follow the stories and leave your questions in the comments. The first guest is Ulan Bigozhin, Assistant Professor […]

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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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Bioarchaeology and Bronze Age Kazakhstan: Visiting scholar hosts NU undergraduate workshop

During October 2019, the Sociology and Anthropology Department hosted Bioarchaeology Professor Elissa Bullion (University of Pittsburgh) who provided a hands-on learning opportunity in human remains analysis to the School of Sciences and Humanities students at Nazarbayev University. The workshop was held in the Anthropology Laboratory where volunteers learned skills for deciphering the age, sex, anatomy, […]

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IOM CA launches a photography award and invites University Students and Artists/Photographers

IOM CA launches a photography award and invites University Students and Artists/Photographers (citizens of Central Asia) to submit photographs related to the theme Migrants: An Invisible Force in Central Asia aiming to draw attention and stimulate dialogue around the theme of migration through powerful photography, story writing and open discussions with government and non government stakeholders, societies […]

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