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Nazarbayev University acted as a co-organiser in the closing ceremony of the FLTAL conference

Nazarbayev University acted as a co-organiser in the closing ceremony of the FLTAL conference

On the 12th May 2017, Nazarbayev University acted as a co-organiser in the closing ceremony of the Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics (hereinafter – FLTAL) conference that was held in Astana. “The FLTAL conference is the one biggest conference in the field of language teaching and learning in Kazakhstan. More than 400 language experts and […]

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MAPSIR students presented their research in New York City

Three MAPSIR students Madina Bizhanova, Botagoz Kunedilova and Slyamzhar Akhmetzharov have returned from New York City where they had presented their research at Fordham University, Columbia University, and the World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities. You can read their impressions here: https://nupsreview.wordpress.com/2017/05/15/mapsir-trip-to-new-york-city/ […]

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SHSS Student Awards 2017

On May 2, 2017 SHSS held an annual student awards ceremony to recognize and celebrate the outstanding contribution that SHSS students have made during the 2016-2017 academic year to the NU community. Apart from announcing the student award-holders, the Dean Dr. Daniel Pugh has also announced the winners among professors! Such nomination categories as “Best Feedback”, “Outstanding Student” and “Commitment Leader” were […]

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Prof. Neil Collins and Kristina Bekenova represented Nazarbayev University at the workshop in Malta

In February 2016, Prof. Neil Collins from the School of humanities and social sciences won the Horizon 2020 grant by the European Commission, thus, bringing Nazarbayev University for 3-year period to the team of 8 leading academic institutions from Belgium, UK, Germany, Slovenia and France to work on the research project launched on 1st March […]

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Kazakh WikiBilim Foundation

NU Professors and students who published their scholarly articles related to their research in Kazakh language: Professor Abdulla Mahboob, SST Nazerke Balgabay, SST NU participants who made a contribution to Kazakh Wikipedia in 2016: Aigerim Duisenbiyeva Karlygash Ismagulova Ainur Kuandykova Gabit Kussainov Banu Ospanova Nursultan Toksanbayev Magzhan Yernazarov Assel Zhambekova Azamat Zhaisan Aidana Akhmetova Aidana […]

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SHSS Professor publishes her first book

SHSS Assistant Professor Dr Helene Thibault has published her first book titled “Transforming Tajikistan: State-Building and Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia”, that addresses the issue of religious revival in Tajikistan in light of the Soviet atheist legacy. The book demonstrates the profound and lasting influence of Soviet power structures and attitudes, and how secular and religious identities […]

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Kozy Korpesh – Bayan Sulu

As the greatest poet of Kazakhs, Abai, said that “Our life is empty without love,”  “love” in its essence has several meanings, such as parents’ love to their children, citizens’ love to Motherland, friend love, boy and girl’s love. Concert dedicated to the lovers “Kozy Korpesh – Bayan Sulu”! […]

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