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.

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Safeguarding the Creative Value of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Central Asia, Focusing on Oral Traditions and Epics

ISBN: 978-9943-3-357-30-3;
Era: Editor-in-Chief - Seong-Yоng Park;
Country: Uzbekistan;

This issue is the published materials of the International Conference ‘Safeguarding the Creative Value of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Central Asia, Focusing on Oral Traditions and Epics’ held in the frame of the 5 th Central Asian Sub-regional Meeting (11-13 September 2014, Tashkent). It might be directed both to specialist and a wide circle of readers interested in the history and culture of peoples of Central Asian region.

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Present book is published in the framework of academic project of the International Institute for Central Asian Studies as a collection of articles of the French researchers on archaeology and history of Central Asia. Issues mentioned in the work envelope the wide chronological frame from the IX millennium BC to the XIIIth century – in Neolithic, Bronze and Iron ages, Hellenistic, Kushan, Turkic and Islam periods. Topics of articles devote to the wide circle of issues of the ancient and medieval history of the region and written on the base of rich materials of archaeological excavations, and also studies of the written sources, anthropologic, objects of artistic culture in different countries of Central Asia

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