The scientists from Azerbaijan reported at the online international conference
The head of the department “Dede Gorgud” of the Institute of Folklore ANAS Professor Ramazan Gafarli, Doctor of Sciences Gasim Hajiyev took part at the online conference organized by the Institute of Economic Development and Social Research of Turkey (IKSAD). Ramazan Gafarli made a report on the theme “The role and importance of Turkic eposes in the development of the world culture”. In his report he told about the role of Azerbaijan-Turkic eposes in the formation of epic thinking of the world peoples.
He spoke about the specific features of the epics such as “Ergenekon”, “Oghuz Khagan”, “Dede Gorgud”, “Koroglu”, “Asli and Kerem”, compared the ancient Turkic eposes with epic works of the peoples of the world such as “Iliada”, “Odisseya”, “Mahabharata”, “Ramayana”, “Beowulf”, “Robin Hood”, “Kalavela”, etc., showed their similar and different peculiarities.
It is necessary to note that the scientific conferences organized by the Institute of Economic Development and Social Research of Turkey (IKSAD) last ten days. Every day the scientific report of a representative of the Turkic country is listened at the online conference. The International Conference continues live with the participation of 40-70 people every evening under the moderation of prominent scientist Hasan Chiftchi. Then the lectures are posted in the form of a video on the social network.