Invited lecturers at the Department of Languages, Linguistics and Literature

November 26, 2018

The department of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature cordially invites you to attend the following very special lectures: “What Defines Language Dominance in Bilinguals?” by Professor Jeanine Treffers-Daller (University of Reading)  Wed. Nov. 28th 10:30 Room 8105 & … Read More

LLL’s End of Term Party

November 14, 2018

This Friday LLL department is having a party for LLL majors to celebrate the end of term. There will pizza, cupcakes, beverages, and professors. Come and have fun! Friday, 12.00, 8th block, balcony.

The Sighs that Bind: Complaining across Cultures and Social Contexts

October 17, 2018

October 18 (Thursday) at 3:30pm in room 8.105.   The Sighs that Bind: Complaining across Cultures and Social Contexts   Talk by Alexandra Shaeffer, Assistant Professor at the Department of Languages, Linguistics and Literatures  About the presenter:… Read More


Professor İlber Ortaylı Talk on the Turkic World and Current Issues in Turkology on the 26 April 2018

April 28, 2018

Professor İlber Ortaylı gave a lecture on “The Turkic World and Current Issues in Turkology” on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the Green Hall at Nazarbayev University. The talk was sponsored jointly by the… Read More


SHSS Awards 2018

April 27, 2018

On April 25, 2018 SHSS had held an annual student awards ceremony to recognise and celebrate the outstanding results, performance and progress the students of SHSS have achieved during the academic year. The Dean of the School announced such categories… Read More


Undergraduate Student Conference by Sociology and Anthropology Department

April 16, 2018

On Saturday, April 7th, 2018, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology held its first annual undergraduate capstone conference.  The capstone conference was a culmination of a year-long capstone course that has allowed our ten graduating fourth-year students… Read More

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UK and Kazakhstan worked together to assess the implications of the transition to the mandatory social health insurance in Kazakhstan

March 28, 2018

Academics from the UK and Kazakhstan had worked together to discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with the transition to the mandatory social health insurance in Kazakhstan at the workshop in March 26-27, 2018 in Astana at… Read More

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Application Evening on Master of Arts Programs on the 27th February 2018

February 16, 2018

For all those who wish to study at the School of humanities and social sciences! We are glad to invite you to the Application Evening, where we will talk about Master of Arts programs taught at SHSS… Read More

ICTL 2018 (coming soon!)

December 14, 2017

The 19th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics will take place at Nazarbayev University on August 17-19, 2018. For further information see the conference website:

Upcoming Conference: “On the Periphery of Collapsing Empire: National Minorities and the 1917 Revolution”.

October 13, 2017

The Department of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nazarbayev University, is happy to announce that they will be hosting a conference marking the 100-year anniversary of the February and October Revolutions… Read More