Interuniversity scientific-practical conference “Alash movement, national clerisy and Stalin’s repressions”

On 28 February 2017, Karaganda State Technical University conducts Interuniversity scientific-practical conference “Alash movement, national clerisy and Stalin’s repressions”. The conference is devoted to the 100th-anniversary of “Alash” movement and memory of victims of political repressions of the 30s – 50s of the XX century.

The aim of the conference is to study the ideas of Alash and their comparison with the policy of new Kazakhstan patriotism. History of the Kazakh people is full of edification. Educational initiatives of yesterday’s figures of the Alash-Orda government gave remarkable results. Improvement of the literacy, development of a national school and the formation of modern general culture were among of their tasks. They clearly understood that the Kazakh people should be freed from the “darkness of ignorance” and fought for the preservation of national identity of Kazakhs, seeking to create educated and literate society. They did a great job for the current generation. The life and work of the founders of autonomy Alash Orda is a great example for every citizen of our country and it is necessary that we learned from the example of the great sons of Alash.

The conference received more than 140 reports from scientific and educational organizations of Kazakhstan (Astana, Almaty, Kyzylorda, Taldykorgan, etc.).

The conference will be attended by Zh. Abishev, deputy akim of Karaganda region, A.A. Smagulov, deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan K.B. Osspanov, the first deputy chairman of Karaganda regional branch of the party “Nur Otan”, as well as prominent scientists: K.S. Aldazhumanov, professor of Ch.Valikhanov Institute of History and Ethnology, S.M. Syzdykov, doctor of historical sciences, professor of L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian national university; Z.G. Saktaganova, doctor of historical sciences, professor of E. A. Buketov Karaganda State University; Zh.Zh. Turssynov, director of the state archive of Karaganda region, candidate of pedagogical sciences, etc., students, undergraduates, doctoral students, researchers of universities of Kazakhstan.

Opening of the Conference will start at 10.00 in the Assembly hall of the Main building of KSTU.

Closing of the conference and adoption of the resolution will be held in the Assembly Hall of Main building KSTU, February 28 at 12.00.