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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


Dean’s List on the 26 January at SHSS

January 29, 2018

On January 26, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences held its biannual Dean’s List ceremony, awarding students who have achieved a high GPA in the last semester (Fall 2017). The full list of Dean’s list students can be found via this link.   Apart… Read More


Victims of ALZHIR – remembering and honoring

January 19, 2018

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… Read More


The Online Application for the Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies (SSRES) is now available

January 17, 2018

The online application for the Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies (SSRES) will be open from January 15, 2018 to February 25, 2018.     Please follow the link to fill out the application. For more information about… Read More


Applications for Master of Arts Programs are now open

January 15, 2018

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences is one of Nazarbayev University’s largest schools and its programs are designed to train leaders in all aspects of social development and to have versatile knowledge in the field of… Read More


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

December 18, 2017

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… Read More


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

November 6, 2017

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… Read More


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

October 29, 2017

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… Read More


Student orientation for 2017 academic year

September 7, 2017

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… Read More


Professors go on an archaeological survey to the Altay region

August 21, 2017

Professors Reed Coil and Gabriel McGuire joined with former SHSS professor Zachary Cofran to carry out a joint ethnographic and archaeological survey of the Altay region of eastern Kazakhstan this summer. The team spent two weeks in… Read More