"World history and international relations in Eurasia in lieu of modern integration and modernization"


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On February 9, 2018, the Department of World History, Historiography and Source Studies of the Kazakh National University named after al-Farabi conducts an international scientific and theoretical conference dedicated to the 70th anniversary and 50th anniversary of the scientific and pedagogical activity of the Chevalier of the Order “Qurmet”, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, the director of the Republican Center for the Study of World History, the Honorary Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the professor of the Goettingen University, K.T. Zhumagulov on the theme: "World history and international relations in Eurasia in lieu of modern integration and modernization".  

More than 100 native and foreign scientists from Germany, Italy, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, China will take part in the event. Reports will include: Prof. Fabio Grassi (Rome, La Sapienza University) on "The West and Central Asia in the Past and the Present", Professor Mischa Mayer (University of Tübingen, Germany) "Review of New Literature on Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages" , Prof. Mehmet Arslan (Istanbul University, Turkey) on the topic "Turkey is the geopolitical bridge of Eurasia", etc.

During the conference, topical issues of studying world history in Kazakhstan will be discussed; problems of the methodology of modern history in the post-Soviet space; issues of national history in Kazakhstan. Leading historians will exchange views on the formation of national identity of states, critical rethinking and overcoming the totalitarian past in the context of the processes of democratization of society.The second part of the conference will be devoted to the activities of Kalkaman Tursunovich Zhumagulov, the first Kazakh of the medieval historian, who has come a long way - from the assistant to the professor, the founder of the department of the history of the ancient world and the Middle Ages and its first head, a great scientist and organizer of historical science in Kazakhstan. 

Reports and scientific articles of the conference participants are planned to be published in the conference proceedings.


Place and time of the event:  Registration of guests and participants from 10.00 o'clock in the Library of KazNU named after al-Farabi, 4th floor, 2 conference hall  №408.

Conference languages: Kazakh, Russian 

Contact details: +7 (727) 377- 33- 38 inner 12-84, 12-89- Suinova Ainura