Second International Symposium on Cubuk and Its Surroundings

Sunday, 08 October 2017
The Second International Symposium on Cubuk and Its Surroundings was held with the support of TURKSOY and the Ankara  Yıldırım Beyazıt University - in cooperation with the Municipality of Cubuk. The symposium held on the Esenboga campus of the university between Octobver 5th-7th, 2017  with the support of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency  and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey  gathered more than 60 scholars.

The Representative of Kyrgyzstan to TURKSOY Mr. Kojogeldi Kuluyev who delivered a speech at the opening of the symposium held in order to promote Cubuk and its historical, cultural, artistic and architectural heritage along with its assets in the field of economy and health industry said that TURKSOY is supporting  this symposium which shall contribute to the promotion of Çubuk and its historical, cultural and social heritage and added that this support is in line with the vision and mission of TURKSOY to preserve, promote and transmit Turkic culture to future generations.
Mr. Kuluyev who further said that papers to be presented by scholars participating in this symposium  will shed a light on future reasearch activities in this field stressed his belief in the fact that such research activities will be to the  benefit of the province of Cubuk. 

Scholars of the Turkic World who took part in the symposium with the contribution of TURKSOY were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehman Suleymanov (Azerbaijan), Prof. Dr. Kairat Zhunis, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sharipa Nurzhanova (Kazakhstan), Assoc. Prof. Dr.  Almazbek Toktomametov,  Tynchtykbek Nurmanbetov, Rysbai Isakov (Kyrgyzstan), Dildora Tulyaganova (Uzbekistan), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rejepmuhammet Geldiyev, Berdi Sarıyev (Turkmenistan) and Ali Efdal Ozkul (TRNC). 

The opening session of the symposium featured a reading of Rısbay Isakov's Manas Legend. The symposium itself featured 12 sessions and 40 paper presentations simultaneously held in 2 different conference halls and gathering 60 scholars from the country and abroad.