September 30, 2021

On September 30, 2021, Dr. Zharmukhamed Zardykhan conducted a seminar on The Kazakh Diaspora: Repatriation Process and the Demographic Transformation.

Zharmukhamed Zardykhan explained the meaning of the terms used in diaspora research and talked how the case of Kazakhstan can interpreted from a scientific point of view. Diaspora is a group of people living permanently outside of the geographical area of their ethnic and cultural origin. According to the estimates […]
September 28, 2021

Milley defends China calls and says ‘I am certain Trump did not intend to attack the Chinese’

During his questioning at the Senate hearing, Republican senator Tom Cotton pressed Gen Mark Milley, the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, on why he did not resign over Joe Biden’s handling of the Afghanistan withdrawal. […]
September 28, 2021

Brent Oil Eases Off of Three-Year High as U.S. Equities Tumble

Brent erased gains in tandem with weaker broader markets after earlier topping $80 for the first time in nearly three years. […]
September 23, 2021

On September 23, 2021, Almas Junisbayev conducted a seminar on medicine and healthcare in Central Asia (history and continuity).

Almas Junisbayev started with an overview of the history of pandemics. He described diseases and illnesses that have plagued humanity during the last centuries, how historically diseases were spread through military channels in Tsarist Russia and compared the measures taken by Tsarist Russia and European countries for combating diseases. Further, […]
September 22, 2021

‘Game-changer’: China to stop funding overseas coal projects

Chinese President Xi Jinping has said that China would no longer fund the construction of new coal-fired power projects overseas, surprising the world on climate for the second straight year at the United Nations General Assembly. […]
September 22, 2021

Joe Biden plays down chances of UK-US trade deal

Joe Biden has played down the chances of brokering a post-Brexit free trade deal with the UK, as he held talks with Boris Johnson at the White House. […]
September 22, 2021

Australia says trade pact would benefit EU in Indo-Pacific amid submarine deal fallout

An Australian-EU trade deal would be mutually beneficial and allow EU members a greater presence in the Indo-Pacific, said Australia’s trade minister, […]
September 16, 2021

On September 16, 2021, Daulet Zhailybayev conducted a seminar on ethnographic research in Kazakhstan: past, present and future.

Daulet Zhailybayev talked about three main periods of the history of ethnographic research in Kazakhstan. The first period of ethnographic research on the territory of Kazakhstan lasted from the second half of the 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century. Studies done during this period laid the foundation […]
September 15, 2021

Will Biden’s mandates work? Macron’s vaccine pass gamble may hold some clues

After US President Joe Biden laid out a plan to tackle the worsening pandemic in America with a raft of new vaccination rules last week, the big question on the minds of many is: Will mandating vaccines work? […]
September 15, 2021

EU has no choice but to engage with Taliban, says foreign policy chief

Josep Borrell tells MEPs that EU can only influence future developments by engaging with new Afghan regime […]