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Listen to last week’s Majlis podcast of RFE/RL with Associate Professor Caress Schenk

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Listen to last week’s Majlis podcast of RFE/RL with Associate Professor Caress Schenk

The podcast discussed the recent remittance figures from the Russian Central Bank and discussed the impact of COVID-19, specifically the closure of Russia’s borders, on migrants and their families in Central Asia as well as the impact on Central Asian economies.  The podcast was hosted by RFE/RL’s Muhammad Tahir and included guests Irina Kuznetsova (University […]

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A senior student of SSH got into Harvard: Interview with Aruzhan Meirkhanova

  Introduction. Tell us about yourself  A: I am a senior student studying political science and international relations. My research interests include Russian foreign policy, “hybrid warfare,” Belt and Road Initiative, and Central Asian politics.  Q: Why did you choose PSIR major? A: I had a strong prior interest in politics, but I had not […]

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Dr. Jenni Lehtinen’s new book “DOÑA BÁRBARA UNLEASHED” has been included in Spring Summer 2021 New Titles Catalogue.

Jenni Lehtinen’s new book “Doña Bárbara Unleashed: From Venezuelan Plains to International Screen” has been included in Spring Summer 2021 New Titles Catalogue (University of Wales Press) The book illustrates how film and telenovela adaptations have reinterpreted the story of Doña Bárbara in order to mirror changes in societal norms, such as the role of […]

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A new publication by Eurasian Studies MA student Zhibek Aisarina has been highlighted in PONARS Eurasia newsletter

PONARS Eurasia mentioned the article by MAES student Zhibek Aisarina in their newsletter.  “In our article with Dr. Erica Marat, we shed light on the under-recognition of works by Central Asian researchers. Although  local authors’ works get published, they are usually considered not as good as works by their Western counterparts. Another hurdle is the […]

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Do you need ethics board approval for your senior capstone project or Master’s thesis? SSH IREC now has an online application process!

The School of Sciences and Humanities Institutional Research Ethics Committee (SSH IREC) is responsible for education and oversight of ethical standards for students in the School of Sciences and Humanities who are conducting human subject research at Nazarbayev University. The primary role of SSH IREC is to safeguard the rights and welfare of all human […]

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SSH Professors among the top 2% of the highly-cited scientists of the world

According to a recent study led by Dr. Loannidis from Stanford University, eight of the currently NU affiliated researchers were among the top two percent of scientists of their main sub-field discipline. Researchers were classified into 176 sub-fields.  Among the 8 distinguished NU faculty, 3 belong to the SSH physics department: Anton Desyatnikov (Optics), Konstantinos […]

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Online registration for SSRES 2021 is now open

Nazarbayev University (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan) is pleased to announce that the application is now open for our Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies (SSRES).  This year, Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies (SSRES) at Nazarbayev University in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan is an intensive academic program that offers students the chance to immerse themselves in the […]

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