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
Paper Proposals: Proposals may be submitted in Kazakh, Mongolian, Russian, French or English and must: include a completed cover page as outlined below; be prepared in Microsoft Word; use Times New Roman typeface with 12 point font; be single spaced and up to 10 pages in length; include a summary in either English or Russian; provide images in JPG or TIFF formats and tables in Microsoft Excel; and include complete references.
Nationale University of Mongolia
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