Call for Papers : International Interdisciplinary Conference "Kazakhs of the Altai"

International Interdisciplinary Conference: "Kazakhs of the Altai"

Dates: October 7-8, 2013


Location: Bayan- Ulgii, Mongolia. Bayan-Ulgii is a Province in Mongolia which is primarily inhabited by Kazakhs. It is a region rich in tangible and intangible cultural heritage.


Deadline: May 15, 2013.


Objectives: The Conference is being convened to focus on issues relevant to Kazakh studies and to build linkages between Mongolian and foreign scientific researchers from all disciplines.


• History: origin of the Kazakhs, other historical problems
• Religion and Tradition: eagle hunting, wedding traditions, religious customs, etc.
• Language, Literature, Oral Cultural Heritage: oral tales, myths, aitis (vocals), riddles, Arabic texts
• Current Issues: transition to a market economy, globalization, Oralmandar project, language policy  


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