Key words: bulletin, volume-6, iicas, unesco;
This year, IICAS continued the work of the international expedition on the project “Studying migration processes in the history of the peoples of Central Asia and their culture,” begun in 2006. The expedition worked in October-November months of 2007 in the southern regions of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR) of the People’s Republic of China.
The expedition included a former group of scientists from Central Asia: A. Asankanov, ethnologist (Kyrgyzstan). B. Matbabaev, archaeologist (Uzbekistan), A. Saidov, East ‐ Ved (Tajikistan), J. Tashbaev, translator and young specialist Yugasved. The head of the project and the expedition K. Tashbaeva - Director of the Steklov Mathematical Institute, archaeologist (Kyrgyzstan). The expedition was assisted by scientists from universities in Urumqi and local lovers of local lore.