This event is free and open for public. SHSS Seminar Series.

Oct 9, 2012

Seminar “Everyday Life of Kazakh Political Elites in the 1820s-1830s”

When and where:
Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 4.15 pm – 5.15 pm
Nazarbayev University, Block 7, Room 7105
 
Speaker:
Dr. Virginia Martin, Project Coordinator in the University of Wisconsin-Madison – Nazarbayev University Consultancy Project, and Honorary Fellow of the Central Asian Studies Program, UWM.
 
Language: English.
 
Working from a source base of letters written to Russian Imperial officials, Dr. Martin explores the ways that the Kazakh political elite coped with the changing configuration of authority and newly established administrative institutions at a time when the Russian state was expanding its control over the Kazakh Steppe.
This event is open to the NU community and general 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.