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October

The IIIrd Congress of the historians of Kazakhstan commenced

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Venerable historians from the whole country gathered at Eurasian National University within the large-scale event.
Within the 550th anniversary of the Kazakh khanate today, at the Eurasian National University named after L. N. Gumilev the venerable historians from the whole country gathered within the framework of the IIIrd Congress of the historians of Kazakhstan. 
The theme of the congress was “Issues of Constitutional construction and role of the Leader of the Nation”. This year, the occasion contained many bright events, including the deliveries of speech of famous “whales” of the history of Kazakhstan, the reward of the best historians, presentations of new works of outstanding scientists on historical themes, unique exhibitions from the ENU archeologists and representatives of the President’s and state archives. 
In the event not only outstanding historians of the Eurasian National University and other regions of the country, but also the representatives of the state structures, deputies of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, directors of state archives and museums, scientific-research institutes of history, school teachers and others took part. 
At 8 o’clock in the morning the participants of the conference from the ENU named after L. N. Gumilev headed to the cemetery in “Zhastar” micro-district for laying flowers for the sarbazes of Kenesary khan and bright activist of the Alash movement S. Saduakasuly. 

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Upon the arrival at the ENU named after L. N. Gumilev the ceremony of the laying flowers in front of the bust of Lev Nikolaevoch Gumilev on the occasion of the birthday of the outstanding historian, ethnologist, writer and main “Eurasian” occurred. 
With the words of congratulation on the participants of the Congress of the historians of Kazakhstan the Vice-speaker of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Abay Tasbulatov, Deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kamal Burkhanov, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan Aslan Sarinzhipov, Director of the National museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan Darkhan Mynbay and Deputy Director of the Archive of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kayrat Alimgazinov participated. 

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Main reporters: the rector of the ENU named after L. N. Gumilev, Chairman of the Board of the National Congress of historians, d. h. s., professor, academician of the NAS RK Yerlan Sydykov, Director of the Institute of history and ethnology named after Ch. Ch. Valikhanov, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the NCR, d. h. s., professor Khankeldy Abzhanov, Director of the Institute of State History, d. h. s., professor Burkitbay Ayagan, President of International Turkic academy, d. h. s., professor Darkhan Kydyrali, Deputy Chairman of the Committee of Science MES RK Amandyk Toleshev, Director of the Institute of Archeology named after A. Margulan, d. h. s., professor Baurzhan Baytanayev, Academician of the NAS RK, d. h. s., professor Bolat Kumekov and other historians. 

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Within the framework of the occasion the ceremony of the award of the medals “550 years of the Kazakh khanate” to the outstanding historians on behalf of the Ministry of culture and sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan was carried out. Moreover, the festive awarding of the winners of the competition “Best young historian of Kazakhstan” would occur. 

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During the congress sitting the presentation of the books from the series “Library of the National Congress of historians”: A. Bukeykhan “Kazakhi”, K. Kemenger “Kazak tarikhynan”, S. Syzdykov “Karlyk-Karakhan memleketi”, “Karkaraly-Kazylyk”, publications of the Institute of History and Ethnology named after Ch. Ch. Valikhanov, series of the books “People in the flow of history”, new editions of the “Mangi El” journal, book by K. Salgarauly “Zher zhahanda argyatynanyn izi bar”. 
For the first time ever, the presentation of the site of the National Congress of historians of Kazakhstan was held. 
At the university territory the exhibition of the archive materials from the Archive of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, State archive of Astana, book exhibition of the artefacts of the expeditions of the department “Archeology and ethnology” of the ENU named after L. N. Gumilev was organized.