Category: News

Podcast “Around the bush”: “Soviet-style nostalgia: the bourgeoisie, Stalinism and Ryazanov’s comedies” with the participation of professor Mikhail Akulov

kleinste baku
Podcast “Around the bush”: “Soviet-style nostalgia: the bourgeoisie, Stalinism and Ryazanov’s comedies” with the participation of professor Mikhail Akulov

Supporting the initiative of home-based education, the Tselinniy Center for Contemporary Culture has initiated a series of podcasts called “Around the bush”. In the first episode of the podcast, historian, assistant professor of the school of sciences and humanities Mikhail Akulov and journalist Arslan Akanov talk about what the Soviet bourgeoisie is and how it […]

Read More…

870_600_fixedwidth
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 […]

Read More…

9781474448161_1
“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 […]

Read More…

adom202070027-gra-0001-m
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 […]

Read More…

юрта
“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 […]

Read More…

8309722
DYNAMICS DAYS CENTRAL ASIA conference will be held online

Recent DDCA: Khiva, Uzbekistan, 2015, http://ddays2.sci.uz/, Nazarbayev University 2016, Bukhara, 2017, Uzbekistan, http://www.ddaysca4.las.uz/,  The focus of these conferences is to present and discuss newly emerged issues in the science of complex nonlinear systems and their future prospects. In the past decades the science of Complexity has dealt with various fields of natural and social sciences […]

Read More…

Podgotovka-k-IELTS-s-nulya
Regarding IELTS/TOEFL and SAT/ACT test results

Dear applicants of the undergraduate programs! We inform you that in connection with the cancellation of international standardized tests due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the Admissions Committee of Nazarbayev University decided the following within the competition for the 2020-2021 academic year: 1) to conduct ALEKS PPL test for applicants who are not able to […]

Read More…

Admissions-carousel
Duolingo English Test results will be accepted for Master’s and PhD programs

Due to unforeseen circumstances as a result of COVID-19 Coronavirus Infection Pandemic and in response to the temporary closings of testing centers, within the competition for the 2020-2021 academic year Nazarbayev University decided to consider candidates for graduate programs who are not able to provide IELTS/TOEFL with minimum passing score based on Duolingo English Test […]

Read More…

chemistry
School of Sciences and Humanities offers brand new PhD programs in Physics, Mathematics and Life Sciences

Dear applicants, we are happy to announce that the School of Sciences and Humanities offers multiple structured programs leading to a doctoral degree in a variety of subjects:  Ph.D. in Mathematics Ph.D. in Mathematics is a program that you need if you want to become the future generation of mathematics-based researchers, teachers, and professionals, who […]

Read More…