Department of humanities and social disciplines
In the 2020-2021 academic year, the number of teaching staff of the Department of Social and Humanitarian Disciplines was 7 teachers, including 6 candidates of Science and 1 Master of Science. The scientific potential of the department is 91%.
An important strategic task of the department is the formation of a culture of thinking among future specialists, the ability to independently master new achievements of science and technology, the formation of a humanistic worldview, patriotism, elements of critical thinking, personal and professional culture among students on the basis of an individual approach. To promote the formation of a worldview, methodological culture and to train students to analyze philosophical, political phenomena and processes of modern society to instill skills to practically use the acquired knowledge in the professional sphere. Society is much more valuable specialist with conceptual thinking able to find unexpected twist than the specialist, who owns a certain amount of specific knowledge, but conceptually limited, only able to solve the narrow class of problems. Based on this, the teachers of the department have developed courses for our students in their disciplines, which present problematic topics and various approaches in order to involve students in their discussion. At the same time, special attention is paid to the observance of the principles of problemativeness and pluralism.
During the implementation of the task, the following actions are performed::
updating the content and methods of teaching humanities and social sciences;
preparation and implementation of innovative educational programs;
maximum use of the creative potential of the teaching staff;
using the capabilities of the department in the process of forming professional competencies;
improving the spiritual and moral level and intellectual potential of employees and students.
The department takes an active part in conducting educational work. Teachers of the department give lectures, conduct conversations on topical issues of youth policy, actively participate in educational events held at the faculties
Basic training courses
– Sociology, Political science, cultural studies
– History and philosophy of Science
Teachers of the department conduct classes at all faculties of the university in the disciplines of the social and humanitarian cycle. The student performance rating for these courses is always at a high level.
Turkey “For the participation in Science Direct and Scopus Elsevier BV”. Certificate of the seminar. Ph. D., senior lecturer K. K. Rysbekov.
St. Petersburg 2014. “St. Petersburg Week of Psychology” Certificate of the seminar.Ph. D., senior lecturer K. K. Rysbekov.
Prague 2014. “Management in management” certificate. Associate Professor of the department K. K. Rysbekov.
Russia, Yaroslavl. 13.03. -27.03.2016 On academic mobility, Associate Professor of the department K. N. Alikenova gave lectures (8 hours).
Zurich (Switzerland) in the period from 08 to 18 June 2018. Scientific internship. Rakhimova S. K.
Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (Germany) from 20 to 30 May 2019. Scientific internship. Rakhimova S. K.
The organization of scientific work of the faculty of the department is carried out in accordance with the plan of organization and development of scientific activity. Teachers of the department regularly publish in scientific journals of the Higher Attestation Commission, RSCI, participate in the Philosophical Congress, the Congress of Political Scientists, Young Sociologists, conferences, international conferences, scientific seminars, produce teaching aids, as well as speak at scientific seminars, round tables of the region.
For the 2019-2020 academic year, articles were published in the RSCI -1, HAC-6, in international conferences -4, Vestnik ZHU -7, SCOPUS-2.
2014. “Modern Gylym damuni filosofiyalyk of” (rector grants). Project manager Professor A. K. Kasabek, Senior researcher K. N. Alikenova, Junior Researcher V. T.
Enseeva 2018-2020 Ethno-cultural identity of the Kazakh Diaspora (on the example of Kazakhs in Mongolia and China). Contract No. 67 of February 23, 2018. Researcher S. Arhipova.
The scientific project “Formation of civil identity of youth in the context of modernization of public consciousness (based on materials of Almaty region)” according to the consolidated work plan of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan for 2018-2020: “Strengthening of public harmony and civil identity through the prism of the program “Rukhani Zhangyru”, the project “Kazaktanu”. Research associate: senior lecturer of the department V. T. Yenseeva.
Cooperation with organizations, with partner universities:
The Department of social-humanitarian disciplines performs continuous cooperation with the Department of philosophy of the KazNU named after al-Farabi with the Institute of philosophy of the Academy of science of MES RK, with the Department of philosophy of the East Kazakhstan State University named after S. Amanzholov.
The Department of Social and Humanitarian Disciplines has its own history of formation and development. It was established as the Department of Marxism-Leninism in 1973. In those years, there were such wonderful teachers sh. Yu.Syrgabaev, I. P. Botvich, D. H. Khazhiev, etc.
In 1980, the Department of Philosophy and Political Economy was separated and organized. With their inconspicuous, everyday work, the teachers of the department contributed to the formation of teachers-individuals who graduated from our higher educational institution and work in various regions of the country.
In 1992, the department was renamed the Department of Philosophy and Political Science. In different years, masters of their craft worked on it – such as Ph. D. P. G. Kim, Ph. D. in Economics, M. A. Kasymov, D. S. N. B. N. Kylyshbayeva, etc. Currently, the department retains continuity, tradition and at the same time innovation in its activities. It is faced with the tasks set by President K.Tokayev, which require practical implementation in the educational sphere. This is, first of all, the formation of individuals who can think independently, who have such qualities as professionalism and competitiveness.
Teachers of the department conduct classes at all faculties of the university in the disciplines of the social and humanitarian cycle, such as philosophy, political science, sociology, cultural studies and the history of philosophy and science. The student performance rating for these courses is always at a high level.
At various times, the department was headed by Candidate of Historical Sciences A. K. Katenov, Candidate of Philosophical Sciences K. K.Rysbekov and others.
In 2018, the department was renamed the Department of Social and Humanitarian Disciplines. Currently, the department is headed by the Candidate of Philosophical Sciences Rakhipova Saira Kasymovna, a graduate of the al-Farabi Kazakh National University. Saira Kasymovna systematically improves the scientific activity on the problems of social science and other areas of the department.
Currently, the department employs:Phys.N., associate Professor (docent) K. N. Alikhanova candidates of philosophy, A. K. Barikova, S. Norboyev, D. B. Tolmachev; candidate of historical Sciences A. K. Katen, senior lecturer, master: V. T. Evseeva.
The educational process is organized according to the credit technology of training. The educational and methodological complex of the specialty is 100% formed. Improving the quality of the disciplines taught at the department is associated with their methodological support. The use of innovative technologies in teaching is associated with the development of students ‘ communicative competence. Students are provided with the formed UMKD in Kazakh, Russian and English languages in all disciplines of the department and the necessary methodological materials. All teaching materials, guidelines for practical classes, electronic courses of lectures, electronic textbooks, test tasks are available in the Internet system of the university, which is provided with free access for students.
During the reporting period, the teachers of the department published 7 monographs, 1 textbook and 4 teaching aids.
A. Asbeck “Cs Bolnisi: leumit Ismet cernter” Taldykorgan, 2014, 188 p.,
K. N. Altinova “Westernization and Kazakh cultural phenomen”, Taldykorgan. 2014, 172 pages.,
A. N. Kalganova “the Formation of public-political ideology in Kazakhstan (historical analysis)” Taldykorgan, 2014, 128 PP.,.
S. K. Rakhimova “Madeni Mura categories tarihi-filosofiyalyk sitewide nisani rende”. Taldykorgan 2014
Berikova A. K. “Justice in the context of social transformations” Taldykorgan, 2019 zh., 115 p.
Rakhimova S. K. “Madeni Mura – ulttyk bregant nisani” Taldykorgan, 2019, p. 118
Nurbosynova L. S. “The meaning of life: the search for possible solutions” Taldykorgan, 2019, 113 p.
Ph. D., Professor A. Kasabek zhane Ph. D., Associate Professor K. N. Alikenova “Modern philosophy of science”, ZhSU named after I. Zhansugurov 2016, 188 p.
Educational and methodical manual:
K. N. Alikenova “Gylym tarikhy men filosofiyasy”. Taldykorgan 2018
K. N. Alikenova “Kazak filosofiyasynyn negizderi”. Taldykorgan 2018
3. K. Alikenova, A. Berikova, S. Rakhipova “Fundamentals of modernization of public consciousness”. Taldykorgan 2018, 120 pages.
Alikenova K. N., Kasabek A. “Central Asian science of the Middle Ages” Taldykorgan, 2019, 30 p.
Currently, the teaching staff of the department conducts research on social problems of society and the implementation of effective teaching methods.
The results of the study were approved in various Kazakh and foreign cited scientific journals and in the materials of scientific and practical conferences.
In the first half of 2019, a total of 20 papers were published in international and national publications, including 6 articles in the publications of the KKSON, 10 articles in the publications of the Vestnik ZHU. The materials published RISC – 1, proceedings of international conference in the RK – 2, -2 SCOPUS. There are 3 monographs, 1 – educational and methodological manual.
In June 2019, the head of the Department, S. K. Rakhipova, Ph. D., N. N. Ashkeeva, and senior lecturer, V. T. Yenseeva, took advanced training courses in the ” X-International Summer School of Political Scientists on the topic “Religion in the conditions of modernization of modern society “(72 hours)”.
In July 2019, senior lecturer V. T. Yenseeva participated in the” Transparency Kazakhstan Summer Anti-Corruption School in the following areas: International Anti-Corruption System; Kazakhstan Anti-Corruption System; Civil Society participation in the fight against corruption ” and received a certificate.
Our department and the scientific and educational center “Rukhani zhangyru” on February 15, 2019 in the framework of the project ” New Humanitarian knowledge. 100 new textbooks in the Kazakh language “organized a discussion platform on the topic” The importance of new textbooks in the formation of open consciousness”.
The purpose of the event is to discuss the first results of the use of new textbooks in philosophy and sociology in the educational process, the importance of new textbooks in the formation of the worldview of young people in the framework of the project ” New Humanitarian Knowledge. 100 new textbooks in the Kazakh language”.
Made by the staff of the public Foundation “National translation Bureau” Esey Jesy, Dauren of Jariabek, Anbc Set Abily (Almaty), doctor of philosophy.N., Professor A. Asbeck. The moderator of the event Vice-rector for academic Affairs ZHU them.And.Zhansugurov, doctor of Economics, Professor D. Calderon, was also attended by teachers of the University’s Department of social-humanitarian disciplines, the staff of the scientific and educational center “Rouhani air”, the staff of the library of a name of G. Ormanova, teachers, undergraduates, students of the faculty of Humanities.
The editors told about the peculiarities of translating books from the original, gave examples and facts about the fascinating and complex translation work. As a result of the translation of textbooks, the terminological fund of the Kazakh language was replenished with new concepts. We discussed the features of new textbooks and the importance of their implementation in the educational process. During the discussion, students and undergraduates expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to study the works of leading scientists in their native language, as well as expressed their wishes to the editors.
On November 20, 2019, an expanded meeting of the scientific and expert group of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan was held.
According to the agenda, on the first issue “On the new 39 textbooks received in 2019”, S. K. Rakhipova, Ph. D., Head of the department spoke on the topic “The role of new textbooks in the formation of a new worldview”.
On the second issue “Interim report for 2019 on the scientific project “the formation of the civil identity of the youth in the context of modernization of public consciousness (based on the materials in Almaty region)” according to the consolidated work plan of Assembly of people of Kazakhstan for 2018-2020: “Strengthening social cohesion and national identity through the prism of the program “Ruhani air” project “Azatan”, there were reports V. T. Ensaios, senior lecturer of the Department of Social and Humanitarian Disciplines on the topic “Methodological foundations and research methods” and senior lecturer of the Department of History of Kazakhstan O. G. Tursunbayev on the topic “The concept of civil identity and its interpretation in modern science”.
Teachers of the department are members of the regional expert council of the Almaty region.
On October 23, 2019, a regular meeting of the Almaty Regional Expert Council on the Rukhani Zhangyru program was held in the Rukhani Zhangyru project office.
During the meeting, the members of the regional expert group within the framework of the special project “Tugan Zher” reviewed the applications of all applicants for the “Zhomart Zhurek” award and examined their documents. According to the results of the selection, candidates were identified and recommended in the categories “Patron of the Year”, “Tugan olke”, “Zhyl Tulgasy”, ” Best Organization of the Year “Yeren eriktilik”.
On January 17, 2020, the regional project office “Rukhani Zhangyru” hosted an extended meeting of the Regional Expert Council of Almaty region on the program “Rukhani Zhangyru” under the chairmanship of the Rector of the ZHU named after I. Zhansugurov, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor K. M. Baymyrzayev.
During the meeting, the members of the RES discussed the projects and activities of the Department for the Development of Languages and the Department of Tourism for 2020 submitted for examination, as well as expressed their recommendations and suggestions. Within the framework of the work of the Council, the Work Plan of the RES of Almaty region under the program “Rukhani Zhangyru” for 2020 was considered and approved.
The department has long-term research plans for teachers. The implementation of these plans is marked by supporting documents and materials. The activities of the entire Department of research and development are reflected in the reports according to the annual plans.
To attract students to scientific research and improve their professional and creative training, the department organizes and conducts various events. The most capable and gifted students participate in various republican Olympiads.
The faculty of the Department of Social and Humanitarian Disciplines actively participate in all events held within the university and the department. All events are focused on the development of aesthetic, patriotic, spiritual and moral, legal, intellectual and creative education.
Associate professors of the department K. N. Alikenova and A. K. Berikova regularly participate in educational and methodological seminars of the region on the topic “Zhastar zhane din”, “Din zhane ayel”.
To share views on current problems of society on the TV program “Thiram” and “Arnie report” Zhetysuskiy Studio is constantly invited senior lecturer Oseeva V. T. the Last topic of discussion was “Bryy Giunti tlem”, “Sanity orany CSL gies”.
Teachers of the department constantly manage the scientific work of students, prepare them for student scientific conferences; manage the work of scientific circles and problem groups.
On December 5, 2017, Taldykorgan summed up the results of the Project for the development of the Youth corps “Zhasproject”. This project was supervised by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the World Bank. The youth of Almaty region presented the first results of the development of their business at the regional forum. One million tenge was allocated for each startup.
Senior lecturer of the Department of Social and Humanitarian Disciplines Yenseeva Venera Tursynakynovna as a mentor-coach conducted a 3-stage training among young people.
One of the project participants, a 4th-year student of the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, Maksut Zhandos Yerzhanuly, is a graduate of the Youth Corps Development Project and has successfully completed a five-month training program in vital skills and project management.
6 Dec 2018, with the participation of Deputy deans of the faculty of law and Economics, and students was held a round table on the topic “Modern Gastaldi Hayley badari”. The organizers of the round table teachers of social and humanitarian disciplines: Ph. D., associate Professor Kalanova A. N., Phys.N., associate Professor Rakhimova S. K. and senior lecturer Oseeva V. T. first-year Students Gmabc Erkebulan (“Rouhani Arad Alty baity”), Beckett Azamat (“Rouhani haylett new Samana Ari Aru”), Bekmanbetov ESIM (“Zhastar Zhane Madeniet”) made their reports.
On December 5, 2018, a round table on the topic of the conference hall of the ZHU named after I. Zhansugurov was held: “Paraga emes, biikke umtylayyk” among the 1st-year students of the faculties “Law and Economics” and “Pedagogy and Psychology”, organized by the university-wide Department of”Social and Humanitarian Disciplines”.
The purpose of the event is to educate a reasonable generation in the formation of an anti-corruption culture. The event was attended by: Chief specialist of the Department of the Almaty region of the Agency for Civil Service Affairs and Anti-Corruption of the Republic of Kazakhstan B. Ya. Seitov and the faculty of the department: S. K. Rakhipova, A. K. Katenov, K. K.Rysbekov, V. T. Evseeva and G. A. Mirzakulova.
On October 19, 2019, a theatrical production of the 10th-century Battle of Orbulak was presented at the racetrack in Taldykorgan. Almost 1,000 people were involved in the historical scene. Senior Lecturer of the department V.Evseeva was one of the organizers of the event. Students of the Faculty of Physical Culture actively participated in the event.
First-year students of the specialty of physical culture.
On December 4, 2019, Candidate of Philosophy, Associate Professor of the Department, senior researcher of the scientific and educational center “Rukhani Zhangyru” Alikenova Kulpan Nurgazievna held an open lecture “Problems of Westernization in modern Kazakh culture” for students of the humanities and technical faculties.
During the lecture, the main attention was paid to the disclosure of the essence of spiritual values in the context of globalization and the definition of the place of national culture in it. It was noted that one of the most important aspects of the problem of cultural Westernization is its destructive impact on the Kazakh traditional culture. In this regard, the lecturer stressed that the preservation of their own culture, their own national code remains the main condition for the modernization of public consciousness.
On January 29, 2020, Zhetysu University named after I. Zhansugurov hosted a round table on the topic “The relevance of al-Farabi’s social and ethical works in the context of the modernization of public consciousness”, dedicated to the 1150th anniversary of the birth of Abu Nasr al-Farabi. The organizers are the scientific and educational center “Rukhani Zhangyru” and the Department of Social and Humanitarian Disciplines of the Faculty of Humanities.
Presentations were made by Doctor of Ph. D., Professor Kasabek Amanzhol; Candidate of Ph. D., Associate Professor Alikenova K. N.; Candidate of Ph. D. Rysbekov K. K.; senior teachers Isagalieva G. D., Yenseeva V. T.; 2nd year student of the Faculty of Humanities Arinov A. and a 1st year student faculty of natural science Bogdan A.
The participants of the round table discussed the socio-ethical, political, philosophical, and religious views of al-Farabi as one of the largest Muslim medieval scholars, who received the title of “Second Teacher”. Special attention was paid to the humanistic ideas of the great scientist of the Great Steppe about public administration, a virtuous society, education, as well as the relevance and significance of the spiritual heritage of al-Farabi in the context of the modernization of the historical and public consciousness of Kazakhstanis.
On the occasion of the 175th anniversary of Abai, a challenge was held in the discipline of philosophy with students of the specialty “foreign language”, “computer science”, “information systems” from 3 to 10 February 2020.
The goal is to know by heart the “Words of Edification”, poems and songs of Abai. Organizer: Candidate of Philology, Associate Professor of the Department of Social and Humanitarian Disciplines Alikenova Kulpan Nurgazievna. The results were announced on February 11.
At this event, the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, PhD Rakhimova Aina Maratovna and the head of the Department of Social and Humanitarian Disciplines, Ph. D. Rakhipova Saira Kasymovna made a positive assessment
1. Turkey “For the participation in Science Direct and Scopus Elsevier BV”. Certificate of the seminar. Ph. D., senior lecturer K. K. Rysbekov.
2. St. Petersburg 2014. “St. Petersburg Week of Psychology” Certificate of the seminar.Ph. D., senior lecturer K. K. Rysbekov.
3. Prague 2014.” Management in management ” certificate. Associate Professor of the department K. K. Rysbekov.
4. Russia, Yaroslavl. 13.03. -27.03.2016 On academic mobility, Associate Professor of the Department K. N. Alikenova gave lectures (8 hours).
5. Zurich (Switzerland) in the period from 08 to 18 June 2018. Scientific internship. Rakhimova S. K.
6. Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (Germany) in the period from 20 to 30 May 2019. Scientific internship. Rakhimova S. K.
The department has various awards based on the results of teaching and research work. Among them: in 2016, Candidate of Historical Sciences, senior lecturer of the department Katenov Amangeldy Kamalovich was awarded the title "Honorary Citizen of the city of Taldykorgan" by the decision of the regular XII session of the Taldykorgan City Maslikhat in 2016.
Associate Professor (associate Professor), Candidate of Philosophical Sciences Alikenova Kulpan Nurgazievna for many years of fruitful work, professional skills and for high personal achievements in education and science was awarded the badge "Eren enbegi ush'in".
Master, senior lecturer of the Department Evseeva Venus Tursunkulova letter of appreciation from the Deputy Governor of Almaty region of Rustam Ali for their active participation and significant contribution to the socio-political life of the Almaty region and the implementation of the program of the First President of Kazakhstan-Leader of nation Nursultan Nazarbayev "Ruhani air", message of the President of Kazakhstan Tokayev to the people of Kazakhstan "Kazakhstan in a new reality: the time of action."
For a great contribution to education, for many years of voluntary work, senior lecturer of the Department Katenov Amangeldy Kamalovich was awarded the badge of the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Enbek Ardageri".
Katenov Amangeldy Kamalovich was awarded a letter of thanks from Nursultan Nazarbayev for his active work in the elections of deputies of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan and maslikhats, for his contribution to the victory of the Nur Otan party with a clear priority
Associate Professor (senior lecturer), candidate of philosophical Sciences
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