Articles by Alan K. Outram

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

Viktor Fedorovich Zaibert: Botai And His International Scientific Contribution

Editor’s note: Viktor Zaibert, a Kazakh archaeologist of world fame, passed away at the age of 75 on April 20. In this essay his long time colleague and friend Alan K. Outram, Professor of the University of Exeter, UK, dwells on his unique contribution to international science and education.  Viktor Fedorovich Zaibert has dedicated more…