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“Otandastar”: Kazakh TV shot a documentary with dr. Durvudkhan Suragan

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“Otandastar”: Kazakh TV shot a documentary with dr. Durvudkhan Suragan

‘Otandastar’ is a project about the Kazakh people, who have returned to their historical homeland. How do they live in Kazakhstan? What do they do? What have they achieved? ‘Otandastar’ is a project that also deserves the viewer’s attention. One of the heroes of the project was Durvudkhan Suragan, associate professor of the Mathematics department.  […]

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Professor Clare Griffin took part in “The Global History” Podcast

Assistant Professor of the History, Philosophy and Religious Studies Department Clare Griffin took part in “The Global History” Podcast. Professor was interviewed by host Chase Caldwell Smith for the podcast’s “Global Histories of Health, Medicine & Disease in the Early Modern World ” series. They talked about professor Griffin’s research on the global links of […]

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The novel ion accelerator facility INURA (Innovative Nazarbayev University’s Research Accelerator) was recently installed at Nazarbayev University.

The accelerator was designed and fabricated in collaboration with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and the Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU).  The project is led guided by associated professor of Physics Alexander Tikhonov and postdoc Dr. Marat Kaikanov.  Professor Tikhonov: Accelerator provides a 10 000 Amperes ion current in 80 nanoseconds, with ion energy of […]

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SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES OF DYNAMICS DAYS CENTRAL ASIA VI VIRTUAL CONFERENCE, NAZARBAYEV UNIVERSITY JUNE 2 – 5, 2020

Professor Anastasios Bountis: This was the first international online conference organized at Nazarbayev University during this quarantine period, and we all approached it with some hesitation, as we were unaware of what difficulties might arise. However, due to our careful planning, the attendees were given well in advance explicit instructions how to use the Zoom platform, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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