Scholar in Residence
School of Communication
Dr. Saule Satayeva is SOC's visiting Fulbright scholar. Her Fulbright Fellowship is based on archival research related to American travelers who illuminated Kazakh Nomadic culture through their visual and written documents for Recovering and preservation the Richness of Central Asian Nomadic Culture and the Challenges for Public Memory.
She completed her PhD in 2010 in Historiography, Source Studies and Historical Research Techniques: “The documents of the Central state archive of cinema photo documents of Kazakhstan as a source on study of the Kazakhstan’s History (1941-1945)” at the Oriental Studies Institute of the Science and Education Ministry of Kazakhstan.
Her current position is Vice Director of Kazakhstan’s Central State Archive of Cinema and Photography. A primary function of their Archive is compilation of Kazakhstan’s audio-visual history, for clearer understanding of the past. Most of their archival documents relate to pre-Independence and the Soviet period.
Through her study of archival documents in the U.S., her hope is to preserve their heritage, and help create academic exchanges and joint research projects between our countries.