SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE KAZAKH DIASPORA IN FRANCE
Kistaubaeva Aigul Kadyrbekovna
Central State Museum of Kazakhstan
Abstract. The relevance of this study lies in the fact that the process of the formation of diasporas of any nation in different territories is, in its essence, a kind of reflection of the history of the state and the region, and often its saddest pages. Subsequently, determining the development of relations between the historical homeland and compatriots living abroad, these historical events, or the people’s memory about them, play an important role. The Kazakh diaspora in France is heterogeneous and diverse, taking shape throughout the 20th century, and receiving new impulses for development in the 21st century. and had its own reasons for the formation and development in different historical periods. Consequently, the nature of these reasons is differentiated as — political, economic, as well as personal (mixed marriages), etc.
Keywords: Kazakh diaspora, France