Director

SHANBAI TURDYKUL KASENOVICH

Director

Shanbai Turdykul Kasenovich (b. 1959) – literary critic, philosopher, geographer, traveler.

Semipalatinsk State Pedagogical Institute (Philology), graduate school of the Institute of Literature and Art. М. Auezov National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan (theory of literature), Kazakh Innovative University of Humanities and Law (geography), master’s degree ENU. L.N. Gumilev (philosophy), Lev Gumilev graduated from ENU with the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Academician of the Academy of History and Social Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Candidate of Philological Sciences, cultural figure of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honored Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honorary Professor of SSU named after Shakarim, Honorary Professor of NKSU named after M. Kozybayev.

Almaty. National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan named after M. Auezov. Researcher, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Literary Theory and Methodology of Literary Studies at the Institute of Literature and Art, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Literary Theory, Faculty of Philology, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Deputy Scientific Secretary of the SAC RK In the editorial office is the coordinator-head of the editorial offices of Literary Studies, Art and Linguistics, head of the Social and Humanitarian Center Semey.

He was the director of the Shakarim Studies Research Center at SSU named after Shakarim, scientific adviser to the rector of the university, head of the Department of Kazakh Literature, Philosophy and Political Science at SSPI, and scientific adviser to the rector of the university, director of the Alashtanu research center at KazHLIU. Adviser to the Rector for Science.

Research interests: theoretical literature, philosophy, cultural studies, geography, ethnic history and methodology of science. Specialist in the preparation of scientific and encyclopedic publications: International Encyclopedia “Turkestan”, “Ancient Kazakhstan”, “Altyn Orda”, “Sunrise”, “Amanaty Alash”, “Our Magzhan” and “Shakarim”, “Lev Gumilev”, “Manash Kozybayev” personal encyclopedias, etc.

Awards: Medal M.Kh. Dulati; Medal of the 20th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan; Medal of the 25th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan;Medal of Zhambyla Zhabayeva; Medal of Lva Gumileva, Medal “For Merits for the Development of Science” of the Republic of Kazakhstan; М.О. Medal of Auezov;Gold medal “Alash”;Silver medal “Alash”; Medal of Magzhan Zhumabaeva and others.

Since 2020, the director of the State historical-cultural and literary-memorial reserve-museum of Abai “Zhidebai-Borili”.