DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY OF KAZAKHSTAN
Department of History of Kazakhstan has been working since 2001 year . The old stager teachers, the scientists who involved in the formation of the department are: doctor of historical sciences, professor, academician of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kenes Nurpeys, doctor of historical sciences, professor Kereykhan Rakhymzhanuly Amanzholov, doctor of pedagogical sciences Serik Zhaylauly Pralyev, candidate of philosophical sciences Gulsha Tanirbergenova, candidate of historical sciences, professor Begaliyeva Akziya Aytbaykyzy.
Nowadays there are qualified specialists who continue their creative work with new impetus. The Department of History of Kazakhstan fulfills the main goals and objectives of teaching the subjects “History of the Great Steppe”, taught in all the undergraduate specialties within the framework of the program “Modern History of Kazakhstan” and “Spiritual Renewal”.
In order to attract students to science, there is working “My Homeland – Kazakhstan” and in a foreign language “English Bridge” aimed at expanding their world view, forming civil positions. Since the 2013-2014 academic year, the intellectual Olympiad has traditionally been held for the first year undergraduate students of educational programs without the history of higher education in Almaty as part of the circle “My Homeland-Kazakhstan”. The purpose of the traditional event is to increase students’ interest in the history of the country, to attract creativity, bring up to patriotism.
And also, the organization of the department takes into account the scientific and practical conferences in honor of the significant dates of our country. In particular, on 24 April 2015, the Republican scientific-practical conference “The history of the Kazakh Khana and the continuity of the idea of “Mangilik Yel” dedicated to the 550th anniversary of the Kazakh Khana, on 7 December 2016, the international scientific-practical conference “Socio-economical and political development of independent Kazakhstan and its role in the world community “dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Independence of Republic of Kazakhstan, on 27 December 2017, on the occasion of the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and the 100th anniversary of Alash Party and Alash Orda, the Republican Party scientific-practical conference “The heritage of Alash and Ruhani Zhangyru in Kazakhstan: problems of continuity”, the materials are used in the educational process and research work.
The department concluded contracts, established close relations with Mimar Sinan University of Turkey Istanbul, National University of Uzbekistan named after Ulugbek. In March 2014, Abuakap Kara was invited to read about the life and social and political activities of the Kazakh intelligence and to share ideas in the framework of studying national history. Close ties were also established with such universities as аl-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakh National University named after Abay, the Institut of “History and Ethnology” named after Shokan Valikhanov and with the central archive of Republic of Kazakhstan, the editorial board of the Republican scientific and methodical journal Kazak and scientific centers of Kazakhstan.
Currently, the department has 1 doctor of science, 4 candidates of science, 3 doctors of philosophy (PhD), winner of the medal “Ybray Altynsarin” of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 5 specialists with a master’s degree. 80 percent of the faculty in the state language, 20% teach lectures and seminars in Russian, English.
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Our address: Almaty, 99, Aiteke bi street, Kazakh state women’s teacher training university
Contact phone: +7 (727) 278-10-36