Social and Humanities Faculty
About the Department of “History”
The History Department has been operating since the formation of the Kazakh State Women’s Pedagogical University. Since 2001, September 18 was formed as a department “History”. The head of the department is a doctor of historical sciences, a professor, a member of the International Academy of Pedagogical Sciences, an observer of the grant “The Best Teacher”, Kozhakeeva Lyazzat Temirbekkyzy
The specialization of the department “History” is provided by qualified personnel. In the 2018–209 academic year, the faculty consists of 17 teachers, among them the undergraduate – 11 (64.7%). Doctors of historical sciences – 2, candidates of historical sciences – 9, PhD doctors – 1, masters – 5. The average age of graduated faculty members is 42 years.
At the moment, the faculty of the department “History” includes: Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor L.T. Kozhakeeva, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor A.Sh. Altaev, Ph.D., Associate Professor Zh.B. Ashirbekova, Ph.D., Associate Professor R.T. Aytbay, associate professor R.T. Kusainova, Ph.D., Associate Professor A.M. Smanova, Ph.D., Associate Professor K.K. Zhylkyshybaeva, Ph.D., Associate Professor D.S. Burkhanova, Candidate of History, Senior Lecturer Zh.K. Akhmetova, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer B.Т. Zhubanyshov, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer B.M. Takabaeva, PhD doctor, senior teacher A.M. Abikey, senior teacher L.A. Bisembaeva, senior teacher G.O. Chargynova, senior teacher M.A. Kasymbekova, Senior Lecturer G.E. Bakaeva, teacher M.I. Amandossova.
Educational programs of the department
“5В011400-History” – academic title – bachelor of education, specialization – history teacher.
The bachelor of history depending on the received zania can perform such works:
– History teacher at school, lyceum, gymnasium and college;
– methodologist of the department;
– civil servant and other work.
“5В020300-History” – academic title – bachelor of history, specialization – history teacher.
“6М020300-History” – Master of Historical Sciences
Graduates can perform such professional work:
– The teacher of history at school, gymnasium, lyceum, college and other educational institutions;
– scientific work: performer of research work in scientific institutions.
– cultural and educational: an employee in the Central State Museum and Archive.
– organization and management: professional staff in survey departments, administrations, laboratories, in various production and management institutions.
Educational and methodical work of the department
For students graduated from undergraduate perfectly all the conditions for admission to the magistracy. Undergraduates are trained by highly qualified personnel of international standard. The faculty of the department are involved in international and national significant scientific projects. There is a lecture hall named after Academician K.N. Nurpeisova, who provides theoretical, practical and research work of bachelors, undergraduates and PhD doctoral students. One of the important tasks of the department is the use of interactive forms and new learning technologies. Teachers of the department in the process of teaching students to test the level of knowledge of students using new methods, as well as the results of their research work.
The teachers of the department give lectures on the History of Kazakhstan, the History of the Ancient East, the History of Greece and Rome, the History of the Middle Ages, the Middle Ages History of Asia and Africa, the History of World Religions, the history of political trends during the period of the Middle Ages and antiques, the History of modern times and modern times in Asia and Africa, history of international relations, new and recent history of foreign countries, etc. In recent years, new courses have been introduced into the educational process, such as new interdisciplinary studies in historical science, history Oriental world civilizations, history of Russia and Soviet countries, theoretical and methodological problems of historical science, etc .. Under the exchange of students program, academic mobility of students, undergraduates and doctoral students of the department undergo foreign training.
For example, from our department, PhDs are taught by the senior lecturer of the department A.M.Konyrovа at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, based on the targeted direction of the university, Ph.D. Zylkyshybaevа at the Omer Helisdemir University (Turkey, Niyde), and A.E. Abdihanovа at the Seljuk University (Turkey, Konya).
This academic year, the Department of History prepares documents for the opening of the specialty 5B013000 – History-Religion.
They are planning to prepare undergraduates in the specialty 6M011400 – History and doctoral candidates in the specialty 6D020300 – History for this purpose is the process of collecting and preparing documents.
The students of the department are provided with textbooks used in the learning process, for this purpose two textbooks, ten teaching aids, two electronic teaching aids have been published.
Under the program, dual training is supported by a close connection with the gymnasium No. 86 named after G. Musrepov. On this basis, students are teaching and work experience.
Also the senior teacher of the department, Ph.D., B.Т. Zhubanyshev conduct refresher courses for teachers of schools and colleges called “Methods of preparing for UNT on the subject of History of Kazakhstan.”
The department has a lecture hall named after the Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor Academician of the Scientific Academy of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kenes Nurpeisov. This lecture hall contains personal documents, diplomas and certificates, photographs from the personal archive of the professor. Also, since March 2010, the International Scientific and Practical Conference “Nurpeis readings” has been held annually.
The department is always actively involved in all university public events, and is also the organizer of large-scale projects both at the university level and beyond.
To increase students’ interest in national history and science at the department there is a “Zhas Tarihshy” circle. Research direction of the circle “Youth and a new look in history.”
Also for a more in-depth mastering of disciplines in the curriculum, professors and researchers from other higher educational institutions and the Academy of Sciences are invited.
Leading researcher at the Institute of Archeology named after A.Kh. Margulan – Ilyar Kamaldinov gave a lecture for students of 1-3 courses.
The Department is in close academic and partnership relations with foreign universities and scientific organizations of the countries: Turkey (Mimar-Sinan University of Turkey), Russia (Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences), Uzbekistan (Mirzo Ulykbek State University of Uzbekistan) and other universities of near abroad. It is especially possible to single out the State University of Uzbekistan named after Mirzo Ulykbek, our department closely maintains academic ties with the Department of “History of Uzbekistan”. The masters of the department undergo a scientific internship at the Academy of Science and Management in London, and under the program of academic mobility they are also trained there.
Lecturers of the Department Candidate of History, Associate Professor A.M. Smanova and Candidate of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor A.I. Isaeva made presentations at the Etimesgut International Symposium of Historians. (Ankara, Turkey; April 2018).
Teachers of the department D.S. Burkhanova, Zh.K. Akhmetova, M.A. Kasimbekova, A.M. Konyrova participated in the International Conference “Tolerance – a tool for the development of mutual trust” (Tashkent, Uzbeksitan; May 2018)
Every year the Department of History holds an International Scientific and Practical Conference dedicated to the memory of K.Nurpeisov. At the conference, researchers from the near and far abroad, such as Hungary, Russia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and others, give speeches.
Achievements of students of the department
A student of the specialty “5B011400-History” Mirkhoshimova Shokhsanam for participation in the International Scientific Conference “Farabi alemi” dedicated to the international exhibition “Astana EXPO-2017” was awarded a diploma of the third degree.
The team from the Kazakh State Women’s Pedagogical University “Talkhiz” consisting of students of the specialty “5B020300-History” took second place at the X Republican subject Olympiad.
Awards of teachers of the department
Head of Department, Doctor of History, Professor L.T. Kozhakeyev was awarded a medal from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan “EXCELLENT EDUCATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN”.
Head of Department, Doctor of History, Professor L.T. Kozhakeyev was awarded a medal from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan “HONORABLE WORKER OF EDUCATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN”.
Associate Professor of the Department, Candidate of Historical Sciences, R.Т. Aitbay was awarded a medal from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan “BILIM BERU ІSІNІN KURMETTI KYZMETKERY”.
Senior Lecturer of the Department Candidate of History, B.T. Zhubanyshev was awarded the “Letter of Gratitude” from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan E.Sagadiyev for his services in the development of the education system.