Tutor recruitment

November 14, 2018

Dear students, One of the big summer opportunities that the LLL department offers our students is the chance to serve as tutors and work with international students in our Summer School of Russian and Eurasian Studies, who… Read More

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LING 370: Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages

November 13, 2018

  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… Read More

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

October 30, 2018

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:… Read More

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INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ASIAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES: “INTERSECTION OF CULTURES”

October 18, 2018

ADES V is planned to be held on the basis of Nazarbayev University on June 20-22, 2019 with mutually the University of Erciyes (Turkey) and the International University H. Yassavi  on the theme “Intersection of Cultures”. International… Read More

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

October 12, 2018

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… Read More

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

August 25, 2018

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,… Read More

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Dr. Jean-François Caron has published two books

August 22, 2018

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… Read More

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SHSS graduates received their diplomas

June 3, 2018

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… Read More

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

May 30, 2018

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 -… Read More

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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