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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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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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Chemistry department students have won a $ 3,000 grant from the American Chemical Society

According to Professor Timur Atabaev, the competition is held once a year among student organisations affiliated with the American Chemical Society. This year the competition received more than 33 applications from around the world. Students of the Department of Chemistry win this grant for the second year in a row. As part of the grant, a […]

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“Biography”: A documentary about scientist Dos Sarbassov

On February 3, a documentary of a Kazakhstani journalist, director Raikhan Rakhim, filmed with the participation of Nazarbayev University and the cultural-educational foundation of Dosym Satpayev was released. The film “Biography” talks about Dos Sarbassov – one of the largest bio-engineer scientists in the world. Professor Sarbassov worked at the MD Anderson Cancer Center for a […]

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“Living Memory”, the book, one of the editors of which is a professor of Nazarbayev University, has been recognized as one of the best books written on a socially sensitive topic

The winners of the literary contest “Altyn Kalam” for 2020 named, Esquire.kz reports. The nominees and winners of the contest were determined based on a study conducted by the organizers of the Altyn Kalam among experts in the field of literature, business and science, who evaluated the development of modern Kazakhstani literature, gave their opinion […]

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Online registration for SSRES is open

Nazarbayev University (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan) is pleased to announce that the application is now open for our Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies (SSRES), an 8-week intensive program in Russian or Kazakh languages. We operate on rolling admissions until April 1 and there is no application fee. Classes follow standardized US curricula and textbooks, which means that students […]

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What would Machiavelli say about political power and authority if he was alive today?

What would Machiavelli say about political power and authority if he was alive today? Find out more in Jean-Francois Caron’s newest book in his 2.0 version of this classic in Political Science, Associate Professor of the Department of Political Sciences and International Relations: https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9789811503528 The book updates the ideas of the famous political philosopher from […]

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International Forum “Abai and Humanism” 

NAZARBAYEV UNIVERSITY Cultural Center “RUKHANI ZHANGYRU” Department of Kazakh Language and Turkic Studies INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF KAZAKH LANGUAGE Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan   INFORMATION LETTER On holding the International Forum “Abai and Humanism” dedicated to the celebration of the 175th anniversary of the great Kazakh poet Abai Kunanbaiuly on April 23-25th, 2020         […]

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A senior student of SSH won the gold medal at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship

SSH is pleased to announce that a senior student of the Department of Mathematics, Moldir Mekenbayeva won a gold medal at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship which was held in Abu-Dhabi on 16-24 November, 2019. Previously, Moldir Mekenbayeva has won silver medals at Asian Championship in Mongolia and at the World Games in Korea. Today, she is […]

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