TWESCO to hold international online conference dedicated to Abai’s 175th anniversary
Today the International Turkic Academy (ITA) will hold an online conference dedicated to the 175th birth anniversary of a great Kazakh philosopher Abai Kunanbaiuly. The event also takes place to celebrate 10 years of the Turkic World Educational and Scientific Cooperation Organization (TWESCO).
Famous turkologists of Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Bashkortostan, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan and Turkey will take part in the videoconference “Abai and the 21th century: continuity of times”.
A presentation of the great Kazakh poet’s works translated into Turkish, Azerbaijani, Kyrgyz and Uzbek languages and published by the ITA will be held during the event. “Words of Edification” will be presented in Azerbaijani and Uzbek, “Academic poetry collection of Abai” in Kyrgyz. In addition to the “Words of Edification” and Abai’s poems, articles about Abai as well as “The Path of Abai” novel by Mukhtar Auezov will be presented in Turkish.
The online conference dedicated to the 175th anniversary of Abai will be available at 17:00 at Zoom.