On December 11, 2017 the “Kayum Nasyri Institute” Center in cooperation with the Foreign Languages Theory and Practice Chair of the L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University hosted a video lecture by Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of the Kazan Federal University Iskander Gilyazov entitled “History of the Tatar People”.
The organizers of this event were the Center’s Methodist in Astana Venera Zakirova and the Acting Head of the Foreign Languages Theory and Practice Chair Zhanna Beisembayeva. Professor I. Gilyazov’s basic scientific directions are as follows: the history of the Tatar people, the history of the Tatar political emigration, Muslim prisoners of war in Germany during the periods of two world wars, the history of the Tatar diasporas, the socio-economic history of the Middle Volga region of the XVI-XVIII centuries. The staff of the Tatar language center, students studying the Tatar language, the faculty of the university and other interested persons came to listen to the professor’s video lecture. The audience had an opportunity to ask the lecturer questions of their interest and discuss current problems in the history of the Tatar people and the Tatar language.