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Collaboration with Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Kazakhstan

6 Mar 2023


Dr Ben KU, Associate Professor of APSS and Director of the China and Global Development Network (CGDN), and Ms Kan YIP, Assistant Director (Development and Partnership) of the CGDN, visited Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU), Almaty, Kazakhstan on 21st February 2023, to exchange views and to discuss opportunities of developing a mutually beneficial collaboration. They were warmly received by the Rector of KazNU, Dr Zhanseit TUIMEBAYEV and several faculty members* from KazNU. The visit began at the Al-Farabi Library in KazNU.

At the meeting, Dr KU and Dr TUIMEBAYEV expressed eagerness for the two universities to work together through the establishment of the joint centre at KazNU in order to pursue international and interdisciplinary collaboration, especially in the field of global social development. 

*Faculty members from
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University are:
Dr Gulmira ABDIRAIYMOVA, Head of the Department of Sociology and Social Work;
Dr Bekzhan MEIRBAEV, Dean of the School of Philosophy and Political Science;
Dr Vitaly SALNIKOV, Dean of the Faculty of Geography and Environmental Management; and
Dr Nurzhan KUANTAY, Dean of the Faculty of Journalism.

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