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Over the 23 years of its existence, the Institute has issued more than 60 scientific publications that have become the result of the scientific and research activities of the Institute. In addition, IICAS has been publishing the journal IICAS for more than 10 years. The journal is published twice a year in Russian and English, and is on the list of the Higher Attestation Commission of Uzbekistan. All publications of the Institute are distributed free of charge and are available to everyone. IICAS, independently or in cooperation with UNESCO, organizes international scientific conferences in which dozens of leading scientists from Central Asia and the world have already taken part. Many of the IICAS publications are bilingual and are prepared in English and Russian.

Русский, English

Culture of Nomadic peoples of Central Asia: proceedings of the International conference Samarkand, 22-24 November, 2007

ISBN: 978-9943-357-00-6;
Era: Abdulgazieva B., Avanesova N. A., Dzhurakulova D. M., Agzamova G. A., Arzybaev T. K., Baypakov K. M. [et al.];
Country: Uzbekistan;

The book includes materials of the International Scientific Conference “Culture of Nomads of Central Asia”, which was organized by the International Institute of Central Asian Studies and was held on November 24-25, 2007 in Samarкand. Collection of articles highlights the actual problems of the history of nomadic cultures in Central Asia, the origins and stages of their development, the history of the Huns and Turks, the culture of medieval societies and the ethnology of the peoples of the region.

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Atlas of Central Asian artistic crafts and trades. Vol IV. Tajikistan

ISBN: 5-638-02172-8;
Era: A. Radjabov;
Country: Uzbekistan;

Present publication is the fourth volume in a series devoted to the folk arts and crafts of the Central Asian communities. It reflects the history of development and the current state of the traditional artisanship in Tajikistan. The publication summarizes the studies of a wide range of traditional crafts such as pottery, embossing, jewellery, wood carving, production of wooden and leather vessels, stone and alabaster carving, and decorative painting on alabaster, wood and papier-mache. Publication also includes the information on the decorative gold embroidery, which represents one of the most spectacular samples of decorative crafts of the Tajikistan.

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Atlas of Central Asian Artistic crafts and trades Vol.III Kyrgyzstan

ISBN: 5-638-02172-8;
Era: A.Japarov, E.Sulaimanov, К.Tashbaeva, L.Vedutova;
Country: Uzbekistan;

Description: Present publication is the third volume in a series devoted to the folk arts and crafts of the Central Asian communities. It reflects the history of development and the current state of the traditional artisanship in Kyrgyzstan. Publication consists of two parts. The first part is focused on the pieces of ancient and medieval art left by the population that occupied the territory of Kyrgyzstan since the Bronze Age. These are the splendid samples of ancient jewellery, made of bronze, gold, ivory, often with intrusions of jewels and precious stones. There are also arms, pottery, cult items and different utensils. The visual components of these artefacts were particularly diverse. The second part of the publication focuses on the folk art and crafts of Kyrgyzstan, including the unique architectural form of yurt.

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Atlas of Central Asian Artistic Crafts and Trades Vol.II. Kazakhstan

Era: Baipakov K.M., Kukashev R.Sh.;
Country: Uzbekistan;

Present publication is the second volume in a series devoted to the folk arts and crafts of the Central Asian communities. It reflects the history of development and the current state of the traditional artisanship in Kazakhstan. Its first part pays particular attention to genesis and ancient history of the various crafts and folk art on the territory of Kazakhstan through the analysis of the archaeological materials in order to identify the origin of the art that combines the heritage of nomadic and sedentary cultures. The second part is devoted to the production of the goods made of leather, wood, ivory, stone and metal during the XIX-XX centuries. The third part is devoted to the current state of the artisanship in Kazakhstan, particularly to the modern centres and schools of folk art and crafts.

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Atlas of Central Asian artistic crafts and trades. Vol. I. Uzbekistan

Era: Khakimov A.A., Akilova K., Kosakovskaya I., Alieva S., Alieva Z., Baratova Sh.;
Country: Uzbekistan;

Present publication is the first volume in a series devoted to the folk arts and crafts of the Central Asian communities. It reflects the history of development and the current state of the traditional artisanship in Uzbekistan. Its authors present such traditional crafts, as pottery, brass embossing, jewellery, wood and alabaster carving, wooden utensils production, mural painting, and others on the basis of ethnographic and archive materials. Particular attention was given to the production of the national music instruments, carpets, decoration materials, leather goods and knives. Publication also includes the detailed analysis of the decorative embroidery with gilded laces – one of the most striking examples of the folk art of Uzbekistan.

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