The priority-driven scientific trends of the institute

  • problems of ethnogeny and ethnic history of the Kazakhs
  • the ethnography and reconstruction material culture and way of life of Kazakh society
  • ethnic anthropology
  • history, historiography and source study of the medieval Kazakhstan
  • problems of methodology and historiography, source study of Kazakhstan
  • national liberation movement of the Kazakh people
  • problems of history of national state system and state security
  • the history of Kazakhstan in the Soviet period
  • social and demographic development of Kazakhstan in 19-th and 20-th centuries
  • Kipchak studies
  • actual social-political and economic problems of the history of Kazakhstan in the 20-th cetury
  • adaptation of quantitative methods and computer-based technology in historical studies