AKHP Public Lecture April 20th: Culture of Remembrance as a Foundation for Spiritual Revival

Date: 20 April 2018
Other languages: Русский язык |
April 20th 2018, 3:00 pm
Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan
University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Aga Khan Humanities Project (AKHP) has established a dialog platform to host a series of public lectures in Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan. The platform is organised in partnership with the Eurasian Law Academy named after D. A. Kunaev. The series seeks to facilitate professional development of faculty, and is open for scholars, researchers, teachers, public activists, academic and creative community, as well as for students, pursuing doctoral, masters and undergraduate degrees in universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The platform promotes cross-disciplinary dialog between intellectuals, academics and students, who pursue doctoral, masters and undergraduate degree in arts and sciences.
Dr Mukhamedkhan Dina Gabdulkayumkyzy
Director of the Centre for Education and Culture named after Kayum Mukhamedkhan Public Foundation
Candidate of Pedagogic Sciences, PhD, Expert in International Education (Boston, USA)

Lives and destiny of the farther and son – Mukhamedkhan Seitkulov and Kayum Mukhamedkhan – united the people around cultural and spiritual values, bringing together three centuries.

The lecture describes the family house of Mukhamedkhan Seitkulov – a centre of culture, featuring a well-stock library with manuscripts and books published in the 20th century; a house, bringing together prominent artists, writers, poets, and publishers. The spiritual atmosphere of the house impacted and shaped Kayum Mukhamedkhan, who continued his father’s efforts, as it pertained to preserving large cultural layers, and fought to maintain the culture during the times, which were most tragic in the history of Kazakh people.

Dr Mukhamedkhan Dina Gabdulkayumkyzy holds a PhD in Education. In 1977, she graduated with honours from the Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages in Almaty, where she received the qualification of the Teacher of Foreign Languages. In 1990, she became Candidate of Pedagogic Sciences – the degree, which was recognised as equal to the United States’ PhD in Pedagogic by the Global Evaluation Service (New York, 1994) and by the University of Montana (USA, 2006). In 1993-1995, she studied in Boston University (USA), where she received master’s degree in Education Management (“International Development in Education, and Educational Policy”).

In 1999, she received Management Master Certificate from Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. From August 2001 to October 2003, she worked as the Regional Academic Director for the United States Agency for International Development funded Educational Network project that supported professional development of professors of economics and business from universities across Central Asia.
Gulmira Kaisarovna Bilyalova
Doctor in Philosophy
Professor of the Eurasian Law Academy

The lecture will be delivered in Russian and Kazakh.

107 Kurmangazy Street (intersected by Baitursynov Street),
5th Floor, Lecture Hall #507 
Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan

Please confirm your participation with your name and affiliation by sending an e-mail to: vuzkunaeva@vuzkunaeva.kz. Registration will take place on the day of the lecture in the Lecture Hall #507 from 10:20-10:50 am. 

* Ideas presented in this lecture reflect the personal opinion of the speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of the University of Central Asia and/or its employees.
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