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The University of Wisconsin-Madison

The University of Wisconsin-Madison

The SHSS seminar series will be hosting this week two distinguished guest speakers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison:

Prof. Anatoly Khazanov

“Eurasian Steppe Nomads in the World Military History”

4:30-6:00 pm
September 8

at Nazarbayev University, Block 8
Room 8-302

Anatoly Khazanov, Ernst Gellner Professor of Anthropology at UW-Madison, the author of Nomads and the Outside World (Cambridge University Press, 1984; 2nd Edition University of Wisconsin Press, 1994), which has been translated into several languages; Soviet Nationality Policy During Perestroika (Delphic, 1991), and After the U.S.S.R.: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Politics in the Commonwealth of Independent States (University of Wisconsin Press, 1995).

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Dr Virginia Martin

4:30-6:00 pm
September 10

at Nazarbayev University, Block 8
Room 8-302

“Kazakh Political Culture in the Early 19th Century: Concepts and Practices”

Virginia Martin, Honorary Fellow in Central Asian Studies at UW-Madison, the author of Law and Custom in the Steppe: The Kazakhs of the Middle Horde and Russian Colonialism in the Nineteenth Century (Curzon Press, 2001), which has been translated into Russian as Закон и обычаи в степи: Казахи Среднего жуза и российский колониализм в XIX в. (Almaty, 2012).

The events are open to the public.  Attendees who do not hold Nazarbayev University ID cards should come with official ID and be prepared to register on entry to the university.

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