November 28, 2014 at the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan Astana was held sociological forum devoted to the Day of the First President.
The form was kindly organized by PO «Association of Sociologists of Kazakhstan» with the support of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Ministry of Culture and Sports, Ministry of Education and Science and the Astana municipality.
Greeting speeches to the participants of the Forum were addressed by Deputy Head of the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Baglan A. Mailybayev, Minister of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan Arystanbek Mukhamediuly, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan Aslan B. Sarinzhipov.
A major role in the development of Kazakhstan and successfully implementation a model of public consent plays of Social Sciences, which was included in the system of government with independence. Since 2002, Kazakhstan sociologists combined into a single association, which became the authoritative professional community. Association of Sociologists of Kazakhstan is a member of the International Sociological Association and currently chairs the Union of sociologists of Turkic states.
Sociologists, together with representatives of other social sciences and humanities are actively involved in achieving the nation leader’s, the first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N.A. Nazarbayev’s challenges that lie in the mainstream of the «Kazakhstan-2050» Strategy.
The Forum was attended by over 250 people public figures, scientists - representatives of the social sciences and humanities, social scientists from all regions of Kazakhstan, students, undergraduates, PhD students of the department of sociology of ENU named after L.N. Gumilev and sociology departments of universities of Kazakhstan.
As guests at the Forum were invited scientists and sociologists-practice of the Russian Federation, Turkey, Lebanon, Germany and Ukraine.
The program of the Forum plenary session: «The role of sociology in achieving the objectives of the «Kazakhstan-2050» Strategy and interactive platform: «The role of the nation’s leader in the construction of Kazakhstan, as established state», «social role of sociology and sociological research» and «Social Challenges and sociological responses in the context of the «Kazakhstan-2050» Strategy.
We are introducing to our readers of the magazine «Әлеметтану sociology» plenary session materials of Astana sociological forum.
On this last session a such Kazakhstan researchers as Abdiraimova G.S, Burova E.E and Ileuova G. T., Sadvokassova A.K. introduced their reports within the Thematic research plan. According to the results of the Forum were released Proceedings of the Forum and the next issue of the magazine "Әleumettanu Sociology". Files are available for download at the links below.