MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN TURKIC ACADEMY
It is the tradition of the Turkic Academy to prepare and issue the Turkic Almanac every year.
Two issues of the Almanac have been issued by the Turkic Academy up till now. They were highly praised by the Heads of the Turkic States and the scientific community.
The next issue of the almanac will be issued in 2014. It is entitled Turkic civilization.
The purpose of the Almanac is to define the role of Turkic civilization in the history of the development of humanity, to study the scientific significance of the historical-cultural heritage of the Turkic peoples, to popularize the achievements of the material and spiritual culture of the Turkic peoples in the historical development of global civilization.
Language of publication: the Turkic languages (Azerbaijan, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Turkish, Turkmen,) English and Russian.
Periodicity of publication: once a year
Almanac headings (2013):
Turkic civilizations background covers the origin of Turkic civilization, the material and spiritual heritage of the Prototurks in the context of the global civilization.
The epoch of the Great khaganates covers state and public systems during the Turkic khaganate, its military-political and civil structure, the culture of Old Turkic runic written language and the epic tradition.
Turkic-Islamic civilization covers the character of the medieval Turkic-Islamic renaissance, cultural-civilizing and spiritual-ideological processes in the Turkic world.
Great steppe culture covers the steppe world as a constituent part of universal civilization, the nomadic way of life, antiquities of nomadic culture, ecosystem preservation, steppe peculiarity in natural life and the formation of a unique spiritual heritage.
Turkic settled culture covers the cultural civilization of settled Turks, urban culture, architectural monuments, cult complexes. Big cities on the Great Silk Way. Artistic handicraft.
New epoch covers great figures of the Turkic world, historical significance of cultural, political and public views of Turkic figures, spiritual and cultural development of Turkic peoples and their common spiritual values and world views .
Turkic civilization and the present covers political, economic, legal, cultural and social interrelations of modern Turkic States, integration development of education and science, preserving of cultural-civilizing identity of Turkic peoples under globalization.
Essays and papers of scientific, scientific-educational, informative, journalism types are accepted for publication. No charge for material publication. One copy of the Almanac is given to the author of the paper.
Deadline of paper submission is December 10, 2013.
Paper (report) requirements:
The paper must be presented in electronic version (format A4). Illustrations (figures, tables, graphs, diagrams and etc.) are presented additionally in separate files. All figures should be done in format jpeg, in a high quality and be attended by the list of illustrations.
Below you put (every time start a new line): initials and surname of the author. Information about the author should be full with indication of his (her) place of work, position, academic degree and title and attached with the personal colourful photo. Then the paper title (in capital letters) and abstract (no more than 500 signs) are following. The abstract is italicized and separated from the paper text by a single space. Example:
Peter B. Golden (New Jersey/USA)
Prof. Dr. Peter B. Golden is the Emeritus Professor at the Rutgers University, Department of History. He is the author of many works on the history of medieval Eurasia and the interaction of the Turko-Mongolian steppe peoples with the neighboring sedentary states (Rus, Byzantium, the Caucasus, and the Islamic world), Ethnogenesis , Turkic philology.
ETHNOGENESIS IN THE TRIBAL ZONE: THE SHAPING OF THE TURKS
The paper traces the origins of the Turks, the founders of the Turk Qaghanate, evaluating the earliest notices on them, the question of Ashina origins, the role of interactions on the frontiers between agrocentric states/ empires (in particular China) and the peoples of the tribal zones as a catalyst in the creation of highly organized nomadic states, the heterogeneity of the Turk Empire and the spread of the ethnonym Turk as a politonym and cultural designator among kindred, Turkic speaking peoples .
The paper must be formatted in Microsoft Word for Windows; Times New Roman 14; single spaced; all margins are 2 cm., paragraph indent is 1 cm. Pagination is continuous, from the first page, in the center, at the bottom of the page.
References in the text are indicated in brackets according to the number in the list of sources, e.g. [1, 25], (the first number is the number of the source in the list, the second one is the number of the page). Bibliography is given at the end of the work, it is numbered (start the first number), it is begun by the word References and formatted according to citation in the paper text. It is permissible to indicate only one reference under one number; each reference is given only once. Example:
1. Anthony D. The Horse, the Wheel and Language. How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World. Princeton, 2007. P. 200-201.
2. Pinault G.-J. Tocharian Languages and Pre-Buddhist Culture The Bronze Age and Early Iran Ages Peoples of Eastern and Central Asia. Philadelphia, 1998. 368 p.
The size of papers is 1-1,5 printers sheet (15-20 pages).
Address of the editorial board: 010000, Turkic Academy, Palace of Peace and Accord, 57, Tauelsyzdyk avenue, Astana, Kazakhstan. Web-site: www.turkaсаdem.kz. Теl.: 8 7172 74 47 80.
The papers are accepted according to the language principle by:
1. Orynbayev Jasulan Azerbaijan, Turkish languages: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Kulmahanova Aigerim Kazakh, Uzbek languages: email@example.com.
3. Tleuberdinov Kuat Kyrgyz, Russian languages: firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Kabdrasheva Manshuk Turkmen, English languages: email@example.com.
* The title of headings may be corrected in accordance with the material content.