An international round table on the topic "Modern trends in linguistics: from the anthropocentric paradigm to anthropological linguistics" dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Doctor of Philology, Professor V.U. Makhpirov was held on December 7, 2022 at Kazakh Ablai Khan University of International Relations and World Languages.
Professor Makhpirov V.U. is a well-known Turkologist and orientalist, teacher, excellent teacher of education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, awarded the medal of the International Organization "TURKSOY", a commemorative sign of the Turkish Linguistic Society (Turk dili kurumu). In 1998 he defended his doctoral dissertation on the topic "Ancient Turkic onomastics: sources of formation, features of functioning, structural types."
Since June 1998 he has been working at Kazakh Ablai Khan University of International Relations and World Languages (Head of Arabic Language and Literature Department of Oriental Philology Faculty, Director of the Research Center for Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Professor of Arabic Language and Literature Department of Oriental Philology Faculty, Dean of Oriental Philology Faculty, Professor of Oriental Philology Department and currently Professor of the Department of Postgraduate Education). He published more than 70 scientific papers in various scientific publications of the Republic of Kazakhstan and in foreign publications (Turkey, China, CIS), including 7 monographs, 3 textbooks.
The area of V.U. Makhpirov’s scientific interests is Turkic onomastics (toponymy, anthroponymy, ethnonymy), Turkic lexicology, history of Turkic languages, comparative study of languages, discourse and analysis, linguoculturology.
V.U. Makhpirov participated in the international projects "Comparative dictionary of Turkic languages" (Turkey, 1991), "Functioning of the Uighur language in Kazakhstan" (Minzu University, China, Beijing), made scientific reports at many international conferences in Moscow, Istanbul, Ankara, Beijing, Kazan, Bishkek. At present, Professor V.U. Makhpirov is the scientific supervisor of master's and doctoral dissertations at the Department of Postgraduate Education and the Department of Oriental Philology.
Prominent scientists of KazUIR&WL, Kazakh universities, scientific organizations and a number of foreign scientists, including Yurdakul Yalchin, PhD (Turkey), Kazhybek Erden Zadauly, PhD, corresponding member of NAS RK, President of the International Turkological Center, Bekbolayev Amangeldy Zhaparovich, Doctor of Philosophy, Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities of the Kyrgyz-Slavic University named after B. Yeltsin (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan), Safar Abdullo, full member of the Academy of Persian Language and Literature (Iran), and many others took part in this event.
The International round table was held at a high scientific and educational level.
Faculty of Postgraduate Education