THE INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON THE THEME “MODERN TURKOLOGY IN EURASIAN CULTURAL SPACE” WAS HELD
On the 24th -25th of June the international scientific seminar on the theme “Modern Turkology in Eurasian cultural space” was held in Kazan, Tatarstan Republic of the Russian Federation. The seminar was jointly organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Institute of Turkic studies of South Korea and the Institute of Folklore of ANAS. The opening session of the seminar was held on the 24th of June at the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan. Deputy Minister of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan Demir Natfullin, Academic Secretary of the Humane division of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan Nail Valeev, professor of the Federal University of Kazan Alfiya Yusupova, director of the Eurasian Turkological Research Institute of South Korea, professor Eun Kyung Oh, Fanzila Govharova, employee of the Republican Center for the development of traditional culture of the Ministry of culture of the Republic of Tatarstan and Head of the Department of the Institute of Folklore of ANAS Agaverdi Khalil made reports and speeches in the direction of identifying and solving the problems of contemporary Turkology. At the seminar director of the Institute of Folklore of ANAS, academician Mukhtar Imanov’s congratulatory letter was read.
Then, meetings and round tables were organized at Kazan State University, Tatarstan Academy of Sciences Institute of Language, Literature and Art. Eun Kyung Ohun, the head of a large delegation of scientists from Seoul, mentioned the importance of studying the folklore of Turkic peoples in wider circles, including within the framework of the Eurasian cultural space and Altai family, in his reports on “Comparative study of Korean and Uzbek heroic epics: “Alpomish” and “Jumong” eposes on the basis of materials”, Agaverdi Khalil’s report on the theme “Cultural institutions of Turkic peoples and concepts of moral value: in the context of Eurasian civilization” were listened at very interestingly.
Gratitude letters of the Institute of Folklore of ANAS were presented to the speakers at the meeting held in the center.