Девятый Республиканский творческий конкурс «Наурыз — көктем мейрамы» для детей, педагогов и воспитателей Казахстана




Al-Farabi KazNU Hosts Lecture on Actual Problems of Turkology and Altaistics

IV международный творческий конкурс «Весна идёт — весне дорогу!» для детей, педагогов и воспитателей Казахстана, стран ближнего и дальнего зарубежья



  Myrzakhmet M. Zh. Rustemova A. I.,
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

On the 10th of April, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University hosted a lecture on the topic «Actual problems of Turkology and Altaistics in the light of the development of the research university» by the famous Turkologist, Doctor of Philology, Professor Nikolai Egorov.

The lecture, which was attended by students, researchers, and professors from various universities in Kazakhstan, focused on the current state and future development of Turkology and Altaistics as academic fields. Professor Egorov discussed the importance of these fields in understanding the history and culture of the Turkic-speaking peoples and highlighted some of the challenges facing researchers in these fields today.

One of the main themes of the lecture was the role of research universities in promoting the development of Turkology and Altaistics. Professor Egorov emphasized the importance of collaboration between researchers and institutions both within and outside of Kazakhstan to advance knowledge in these fields. He also highlighted the need for more investment in research infrastructure, such as libraries and archives, to support research in Turkology and Altaistics.

The lecture was well received by the audience, with many expressing their appreciation for the opportunity to learn from a renowned scholar like Professor Egorov. Several attendees noted that they found the lecture to be thought-provoking and informative, and that it inspired them to think more critically about the challenges facing Turkology and Altaistics research in Kazakhstan and beyond.

The event was organized by the Department of Turkic Studies and the Research Institute of Turkology and Altaistics at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, which have long been at the forefront of research in these fields. The university is committed to supporting the development of Turkology and Altaistics and fostering collaboration between scholars and institutions both within Kazakhstan and internationally.

Overall, the lecture by Professor Nikolai Egorov was a valuable opportunity for students, researchers, and professors to learn from one of the leading experts in Turkology and Altaistics and to engage in important discussions about the future of these academic fields. Al-Farabi Kazakh National University looks forward to hosting more events like this in the future as part of its ongoing commitment to advancing research and promoting intellectual exchange.