INTERNATIONAL KUTADGU BILIG SYMPOSIUM STARTS ON NOVEMBER THE 18th!
Honoring the 1000th anniversary of the birth of Yusuf Khass Hajib, the author of the famous Kutadgu Bilig, one of the primary references for Turkish language and literature, “The International Symposium on Kutadgu Bilig: The Magnum Opus of Turkish Worldview” starts on November 18th 2016 in the Rectorate Building of Marmara University in Sultanahmet. The three-day symposium has been organized with the cooperation of Istanbul Medeniyet University, the Turkish Hearths Istanbul Branch, Kyrgyz Turkish Manas University, and the International Organization of Turkic Culture (Türksoy).
The opening ceremony will be held at 10:00 A.M. on November 18th, Friday, and the opening speeches will be delivered by Assoc. Prof. Fatih M. Şeker; Dr. Cezmi Bayram, the head of the Turkish Hearths Istanbul Branch, Prof. M. İhsan Karaman, the Rector of Istanbul Medeniyet University, and Prof. Dusen Kaseinov, Türksoy Secretary General. The opening conference will be followed by eleven sessions within the span of three days (November 18-20) hosting renowned academics speaking about the Kutadgu Bilig in its many aspects.