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On 21st of February in 2016 student club “SHYRAQ” was created by the enthusiasm of Saule and Samal instructors and students of NU who cares about the future of their mother tongue. There were many students who wished to work with us. Thanks to our first and second presidents, Yerkegali Metey and Azamat Taigarayev, we organized […]

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LING 370: Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages

Students, register for the Spring 2019 course: LING 370: Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages (13.00-13.50, 8.140) taught by professor Alexandra Shaeffer. You will have a chance to learn contemporary methods of teaching and researching languages You will have lectures, workshops, guest teaching, practical assignments, portfolio, and language research It will be an ideal course for those interested in […]

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“Transforming Tajikistan: Interview with Hélène Thibault about her latest book”

Helene Thibault, Assistant Professor of Department of Political Science & International Relations has published a book titled “Transforming Tajikistan: State-building and Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia”. Here is the link to an interview with Helene Thibault on her new book: Transforming Post-Soviet Tajikistan: An Interview with Hélène Thibault […]

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Nazarbayev University School of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted an international conference on multi-religious coexistence in the Russian Empire

The Department of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University hosted an international conference “Religious [In]Tolerance in the Russian Empire” in cooperation with Lev Gumilov Eurasian National University and Yevnei Buketov Karaganda State University on October 5-7th, 2018.  Three hosting universities faculty and scholars from the […]

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A Major SHSS Interdisciplinary Project to Create an Electronic Atlas of Kazakhstan’s Sacred Places Has Begun

In May of this year, the project “Investment potential of the sacred geography of Kazakhstan: geospace monitoring, IT technology and historical-cultural analysis in the production of an electronic atlas of the Republic” led by Nikolay Tsyrempilov, Associate Professor at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, entered its expeditionary phase. To see the report, visit: […]

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19th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics first time in Central Asia

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University hosted the 19th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics from Friday, August 17, 2018 through Sunday, August 19, 2018 under the supervision of Professor Uli Schamiloglu This conference, which traces its origin back to a meeting at the University of California-Berkeley in 1982, has since convened […]

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Dr. Jean-François Caron has published two books

SHSS Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Dr. Jean-François Caron, has recently published two books respectively entitled ‘’A Theory of the Super Soldier : The Morality of Capacity-Increasing Technologies in the Military’’ (Manchester University Press) and ‘’Disobedience in the Military : Legal and Ethical Implications’’ (Palgrave MacMillan). The first book […]

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SHSS graduates received their diplomas

On the 1st and 2nd of June 2018, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences graduated its 4th cohort of students. The ceremony started with a speech from Nazarbayev University’s (NU) President – Mr Shigeo Katsu, who, being proud of the entire NU community, encouraged graduates to think critically in difficult times. Then the Provost of NU – Dr […]

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Grand opening of the Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies took place at Nazarbayev University

On May 28th, 2018 the grand opening of the Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies took place at Nazarbayev University. The administration of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, including the Provost of the University – Dr Adesida Ilesanmi, congratulated students with their arrival in Astana and wished them a productive and exciting stay here in Astana. The opening ceremony was accompanied by the […]

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