If a nation does not know its history, if the country loses its history, then its citizens have nowhere to go.
Mirzhakyp Dulatuly

Modernization of historical science in the context of the idea “Mangilik el”

Modernization of historical science in the context of the idea “Mangilik el” - e-history.kz
On May 28, at the Institute of History of State was held the scientific-practical conference «Modernization of national historical science in the context of the national idea «Mangilik el».

Historical Science of Kazakhstan has entered to a new stage of its development and improvement. Historians have got a real opportunity for deep research. However, the reality of today’s days, the increased interest of the state and society to the development of this branch of science. This is due to the need to strengthen the ideological foundations of modern Kazakh society in the context of the national idea «Mangilik el».


The heads of research institutes, universities, leading scientists of Kazakhstan, teachers of history and the humanities, high school history teachers and media representatives attended this conference.

Among the main speakers were following people: the President of the Union of Azerbaijani cultural centers of Kazakhstan, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Chief editor of the «Turan-Times», Corresponding member of the International Academy of Ecology Eurasian Vidadi Salahov, Head of the Department of Philosophy of ENU named after L. Gumilev, Ph. D., Professor Esіm Garifolla, Professor of the Department of History of Kazakhstan at the Kokshetau State University named after Sh. Valikhanov, D.Sc. Kadyrzhan Abuyev, Professor of the Department of World History, Historiography and Chronology at the Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi, D.Sc. Turganzhan Tulebayev, Professor of faculty of the World History at the Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi, Ph. D. Kaiyrken Kunapina, Associate Professor of History of Kazakhstan at the South Kazakhstan State University named after M. Auezov, Ph. D. Gapar Maymakov.


During the sectional work the participants had the opportunity to consider questions about the role of national historical science on the formation and development of local patriotism, innovative methods of teaching and learning of national history.


At this stage of development, the participants of the conference discussed the characteristics and achievement of historical science in Kazakhstan, the way of its further development in the context of the national idea «Mangilik el», issues on implementation in educational process of innovative teaching methods, preparation of new textbooks and extensive use of information technology.

translated by D.TAUKEBAYEVA 

June 2, 2014