In honor of the 125th anniversary of the birth of the great Kazakh poet Magzhan Zhumabayev, an international scientific symposium titled “Magzhan Zhumabayev, activist of the Alash movement who lyricized the Kazakh-Turkish friendship, and his poetry” will be held on December 13-14, 2018, at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in Istanbul, Turkey. The symposium will be organized by Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Eurasian Research Institute of Khoja Akhmet Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University and Otyrar Library Research Center of L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University.

     The scientific symposium will feature four sessions:

  1. Magzhan Zhumabayev, Jadidism and Alash national movement
  2. National culture and history in Magzhan Zhumabayev’s poetry
  3. Magzhan Zhumabayev and other Central Asian poets’ poems on Turkish National Movement under Ataturk’s leadership
  4. Magzhan studies: Problems of studying his life, activity and poetry

The materials of the international symposium will be published in the form of collection (in Turkish). Non-compliant articles will not be accepted. The Organizing Committee is not responsible for the content of the article. The Organizing Committee and the Editorial Board reserve the right to select and publish articles presented to the symposium.

The deadline for participating in the symposium and submitting summaries is December 1, 2018.

The deadline to submit the summaries is December 1, 2018.

Formatting requirements for articles: 7-10 pages, WORD, font size 14. Texts should be in TIMES NEW ROMAN font. You will be asked to send the electronic version of the report to Citation style should include in-text citations, numbered in square brackets, which refer to the full citation listed in the reference list at the end of the paper.

Information about the author (state, place of work, academic title, address, contact phone) is required.

Costs of participation in the scientific symposium are covered by the participants.

The international symposium will be held at: Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Faculty of Science and Letters, Department of History, Silahsor Street, No:71, İstanbul, Turkey. Contact phones: + 90 212 246 00 11


Application for participation in the International Scientific Symposium

  1. Full name
  2. Name of the report
  3. State, city
  4. Institution (full name of work place)
  5. Position, academic degree / academic rank
  6. Address, telephone number, e-mail