Category: News

Victims of ALZHIR – remembering and honoring

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Victims of ALZHIR – remembering and honoring

This week SHSS hosted an exhibit “Remembering and honoring” from the “ALZHIR” Museum. The “ALZHIR” Museum is a memorial complex dedicated to the victims of political repressions and Stalin’s totalitarianism that was opened in 2007. It is located in the village near Astana, where the Akmola prison camp for wives of traitors of Motherland began operating […]

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Our students had won the “Act for others” competition!

Our 4th year political science and international relations student Dulat Yesnazar and a 3rd year languages, linguistics and literatures student Maulen Akhmetov have participated and won in the competition “Act for others” (“Действуй ради других”) organised by the professional services network PriceWaterhouseCoopers on the 8 December 2017. The aim of the competition was to bring […]

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Nazarbayev University held an international conference dedicated to 100 years of October revolution

On the eve of the 100th anniversary of October Revolution of 1917, scientific conferences dedicated to this epoch-making event were being held around the world. The leaders in organizing the highest number of conferences and seminars devoted to October 1917 are Russian cities –  Moscow and, of course, Saint Petersburg. Scientists are trying to summarize […]

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“Actual problems of Kazakh language and Turkic studies: spiritual modernization in the 21st century” conference

The department of Kazakh language and Turkic studies, School of Humanities and Social Sciences held an international scientific and practical conference “Actual problems of Kazakh language and Turkic studies: spiritual modernization in the 21st century” on the 26-28 October, 2017. The aim of the conference was strengthening scientific, theoretical and pedagogical foundation of Kazakh language […]

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Student orientation for 2017 academic year

This year orientation days took place on   August 28th for undergraduate students and September 4th for graduate students. As usual, these events contained a lot of information about the upcoming student life, how to make the most out of university offerings, course registration and tours. The School of humanities and social sciences accepted 228 BA students in 2017, […]

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SHSS Graduation 2017

On May 27th, 2017, SHSS released its 3rd cohort of graduates. Nothing could spoil the spirit and mood of the soon-to-be professionals on that rainy and gloomy day. The ceremony started with Nazarbayev University’s (NU) President – Shigeo Katsu’s speech, who, being proud of the accomplishments of the entire NU community, encouraged the students to […]

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MAPSIR Student Has Been Invited to the United Nations to talk about Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions!

Jamilya Nurkanova, MAPSIR student at the SHSS, Nazarbayev University, has been invited to speak in the General Assembly Hall at the United Nations and present Action Plan related to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This is because Jamilya has won the 2017 “ManyLanguages, One World®“ international essay contest. More than 6,000 individuals from […]

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