Kazakhstan is an emerging global leader with a particular focus on political and economic reform. Many refer to the country as “young.” But the reality is that Kazakhstan has a rich history and tradition of philosophy and poetry that continues…
Scholar Diana Kudaibergenova speaks to the continuing relevance of Abai as a cultural figure in modern Kazakhstan, while recognizing his rich history and titan-like status.
Abai was undoubtedly a modernist. How did he develop his peculiar view and language? Kazakh intelligentsia give insight into Abai's way.
Peter Rollberg, Associate Dean and Professor at George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, writes on Abai's life and works.