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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.

A Catalogue of Arabic-Script Documents from the Samarqand Museum

ISBN: 978-9943-11-085-4;
Era: Welsford, T., Tashev, N. ;
Country: Uzbekistan;

Present catalogue includes 748 handwritten documents currently held in the Samarkand Museum of the History of Culture and Art of the Peoples of Uzbekistan. It represents the results of a collaborative project between the Samarkand Museum, International Institute for Central-Asian Studies, Martin-Luther University in Halle (Germany), and the Abu Ryahan al-Biruni Institute for Oriental Studies in Tashkent. The project was initiated in May 2009 and substantially funded by the Volkswagen Stiftung from Germany.

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The History of Public and Cultural Reformation in the Caucasus and Central Asia (19th-early 20th century)

ISBN: 978-9943-11-088-5 ;
Era: R. Abdullaev, D. Alimova, I. Bagirova, Zh. Ermekbaev, I. Sulaev , Sh. Rahmanzade , D. Kenjaev , M. Zeinalova ;
Country: Uzbekistan;

The publication discusses the genesis and the history of development of the national progressive movement in Muslim communities in the Caucasus and Central Asia in the 19th – early 20th century. The authors have identified common and specific features of cultural and educational reforms and their practical implementation in the complex context of the Russian imperial colonial rule. The publication focuses on the genesis of the public and philosophical positions of the advanced intelligentsia in both regions and its efforts towards the enlightenment and social progress of its peoples. Through the works of the prominent representatives of the movement, the authors have disclosed the genesis of the ideas of consolidation and unity of the progressive forces of the Muslim ‘periphery’ of the Empire and the formation of the new liberal and democratic ideology which resulted in the establishment of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, the Mountain Republic, the Turkestan Autonomy and the Alash Orda. The book is of interest to specialists and the wider general public. 

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The History of Public and Cultural Reformation in the Caucasus and Central Asia (19th-early 20th century)

ISBN: 978-9943-11-088-5;
Era: Ravshan Abdullaev, Dilorom Alimova, Irada Bagirova, Zharas Ermekbaev, Imanutdin Sulaev , Shamil Rahmanzade , Dilshod Kenjaev , Mahfuza Zeinalova ;
Country: Uzbekistan;

The publication discusses the genesis and the history of development of the national progressive movement in Muslim communities in the Caucasus and Central Asia in the 19th – early 20th century. The authors have identified common and specific features of cultural and educational reforms and their practical implementation in the complex context of the Russian imperial colonial rule. The publication focuses on the genesis of the public and philosophical positions of the advanced intelligentsia in both regions and its efforts towards the enlightenment and social progress of its peoples. Through the works of the prominent representatives of the movement, the authors have disclosed the genesis of the ideas of consolidation and unity of the progressive forces of the Muslim ‘periphery’ of the Empire and the formation of the new liberal and democratic ideology which resulted in the establishment of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, the Mountain Republic, the Turkestan Autonomy and the Alash Orda. The book is of interest to specialists and the wider general public. 

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Русский English

Islamic Archaeological Architecture and Archaeology of Kazakhstan.

ISBN: 978-9943-11-084-7;
Era: Baipakov K.M.;
Country: Kazakhstan;

This book contains the analyses and generalized materials on Moslem monuments of archaeological architecture and archaeology of Kazakhstan, which appeared there together with the establishment of Islam, Moslem ideology in the society and the state, in the minds and souls of people. In the work is given the historical information on the trips of Arabs, Samanids to the South Kazakhstan and Jetysu, on spread of Islam. The book is illustrated richly by drafts, black and white and colorful photos, air photos. The book is intended for archaeologists, historians and historians of architecture, religion’s study researchers, for lecturers and students of High Educational Institutes, teachers and everybody interested in the history and cultural heritage of Kazakhstan.

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English, Russian, Türk

History of Central Asia in Ottoman Documents. Vol. III. Public and Everyday Life

ISBN: 978-9943-357-25-9;
Era: Scientific editors: Shahin Mustafayev, Mustafa Serin;
Country: Uzbekistan;

The present edition is a publication of the Ottoman documents from Başbakanlık Arşivi (Istanbul, Turkey) that reproduces some aspects of public and everyday life of the people in Central Asia in 19 - early 20 centuries. The edition is carried out within the framework of international scientific project which is being implemented by the International Institute for Central Asian Studies (UNESCO Institute) and the Society of Turkish Archivists. A greater part of documents is published for the first time.

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