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SSH Student stories: Interview with Tomiris Mashan who got into the Higher School of Economics in Moscow

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SSH Student stories: Interview with Tomiris Mashan who got into the Higher School of Economics in Moscow

Tomiris Mashan is a 2021 Summa Cum Laude graduate with major in sociology and minor in anthropology. During her studies, she actively participated in research, twice becoming a Research Assistant, being named an Outstanding Research Assistant in 2019, and having developed a research project on Almaty Clean Air petition together with Dr. Ramey Moore. Her […]

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Professor Reed Coil has been awarded a grant from the Leakey Foundation for his research project

Professor Reed Coil from Sociology and Anthropology Department received the Leakey Foundation Research Grant for a project at two caves in West Georgia, Tsutskhvati and Sakazhia, that contain archaeological sites spanning the Middle and Upper Paleolithic periods (~100,000 – 10,000 years ago). “Our interest in these sites is to understand the transition from one period […]

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Interview with Madina Bizhanova who got into the MBA program at the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business

Please tell us about yourself and the most important skills you would have learned as a student at NU. Born and raised in Aralsk, a small town in southern Kazakhstan, I grew up taking on any leadership role at my school as an opportunity to reconcile my bookish introversion with a streak of competitiveness. However, […]

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The article about the ADES which was held at Nazarbayev University has been published

The International Symposium on Asian Languages and Literatures (ADES) started to be organized by Erciyes University Faculty of Letters with a view to contributing scientific research on specifically Eastern languages and creating opportunities for scholars to meet periodically, and with the hope to become a distinguished international symposium in its field.  In 2019 the ADES […]

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Associate Professor Caress Schenk has been awarded a grant for their research project

Associate Professor Caress Schenk has been awarded an NCEEER (National Council for Eurasian and East European Research) grant through their National Research Competition that supports our data collection for the CoronaNet project. The funding allows focusing resources on gathering data on Eurasian government responses to COVID-19 including intensive data collection across all of Russia’s subnational […]

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The International COVID-19 Pandemic Conference has been held at Nazarbayev University

Dr. Michael Ryan, Assistant Professor of the Sociology and Anthropology Department of the School of Sciences and Humanities, recently organized and hosted the three-day international conference entitled “The COVID-19 Pandemic Conference” sponsored by Routledge Publishers, the International Sociological Association, and Nazarbayev University. The conference was attended by more than 300 participants from more than 30 […]

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MAES student Temirlan Tileubek will be starting his PhD at University of California, Davis, in the Fall

Please tell us about your background and why you chose MA in Eurasian Studies? It all started when I was an undergraduate student and decided to declare history as my major. After years of taking different history courses, I finally decided to stick with a field of history of medicine. My area of interests is […]

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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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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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