Culture

December 27, 2021

The Future Work Is a Hybrid Model

Traditional working models have gone through a series of changes where new working models are increasingly taking part in our lives. The majority of the working model was offline and working in the offices has gone through a major modification during the COVID-19 pandemic era forcing many to work online […]
October 22, 2021

Differences and Similarities of Central Asian Elites

In all of the countries of the world, there is a relatively thin layer of the population that has more influence on the country’s fate in contrast to others. This group provides coordination capacity for the economic resources of a nation and directly influences a country’s present and future. These […]
July 19, 2021

Humanities and Culture Projects: Support and Funding

The issue of supporting and funding cultural and humanitarian research, projects, and programs has been and remains challenging for many countries. The essence of humanitarian and cultural activities is that they do not generate significant income, do not lend themselves to commercialization as techno-logical or natural science branches of knowledge. […]
June 8, 2021

Indexation of think tanks as a stimulus for their development

It is already widely accepted that data is “the oil of the 21st century” as those who acquire and analyze relevant data can subsequently use it to gain financial, social, or even political powers as is evident in the case of the Big Tech. However, in contrast to natural resources […]
May 11, 2021

Quality Elites are also needed

The prosperity of nations was always a question of an immense importance and the foundations of it have been researched extensively since the very creation of states. There were various schools of thoughts proposing numerous factors as the true sources of prosperity of states. Nowadays, institutional theory is one of […]
April 23, 2021

Management Practices in Higher Education

Today, no one doubts the fact that one of the areas in which the most diverse sensitive problems of the modern world community are concentrated in education. Due to the multitude of challenges, it is difficult to find a successful example of university development even in the most seemingly prosperous […]
January 25, 2021

Culture as a Source of Soft Power

The term ”soft power” was coined by Joseph Nye in 1990 as a strategy for the development of American geopolitics in the context of the ended Cold War. The efforts of experts were aimed at creating a positive image of the country that would evoke sympathy among the nations. The desire […]
January 17, 2021

What the World Values Survey Results Say

There is an enormous number of studies in the world aimed at analyzing the populations of different countries, regions, and areas through various prisms, such as social, political, economic, religious, and cultural ones. This type of data grants the ability to explain the actions and nature of people and societies, […]
November 9, 2020

Influence of PISA on Educational Systems: Global and Local Dimensions

There is a considerable number of various international rankings that measure different intercountry variables, such as GDP, levels of political freedom, and others. However, one of the basic and most fundamental factors that influence economic, social, and political conditions is education. Among many educational tests available for the international community […]
July 11, 2020

Reflections on the 70th Anniversary of the National Academy of Sciences

February 22, the National Academy of Sciences held a general meeting on the 70th anniversary of its foundation, to which Nursultan Nazarbayev, the President of Kazakhstan, was invited, and for the first time in recent years, the general university community – teachers and professors of universities of Almaty were present […]