REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

The 6th of the traditional International Turkish Folk Culture Congress

THE 6th OF THE TRADITIONAL INTERNATIONAL TURKISH FOLK CULTURE CONGRESS

The 6th of the traditional International Turkish Folk Culture Congress, which has been firstly organized in 1975 by the General Direclorate of Research and Development of Folk Cultures affiliated to our Ministry and which has been started to be organized in every 5 years since 1981, shall be organized in İçel between 18 - 22 June 2001.

In this Congress within the scope of Globalization and Tradional Culture, 4 sessions on the below mentioned themes are foreseen and in these sessions related papers shall be submitted and discussed.

1- Turkish Folk Culture Studies Carried Out Abroad in the Last 50 Years.
2- Globalization and Traditional Culture
3- Media and Traditional Culture
4- Turks Working Abroad and Cultures Changes.

Turkish and English languages shall be used in the Congress. The scholars and experts to attend to the Congrees should fill the participation form which is enclosed herewith and send their paper summaries (at least 200 words, utmost 500 words) until December 01, 2000 to our address. The scholars and experts shall send their original papers as hardcopy and as saved in diskette prepared in Microsoft Word 6.0, 7.0 or Microsoft Office 95 software until April 15, 2001 to our address.

The commissions upon the themes of the groups shall evaluate the summaries; and the summaries shall either be accepted or rejected. The result shall be notified to the owners of the papers.

The period for the submittal of the papers is 20 minutes in the Congress.

The accommodation and daily life expenses and the transportation expenses within Turkey (bus train) of the scholars and the experts to attend to the Congress both from Turkey and abroad shall be borne by the Congress Organization Committee. The transportation expenses (from the foreign country to Turkey) of the scholars and experts to attend to the Congress from abroad shall be borne by themselves. Expenses of the individuals, except the ones invited, shall not be covered.

On the condition that the participation form, paper summary and the original papers together with the diskettes have not sent to the Execution Committee until the set dates, it shall be considered that you will not attend to the Congress.

We wish to meet you in the 6th International Turkish Folk Culture Congress. Yours sincerely

Seyhan LİVANELİOĞLU
General Director of the HAGEM Secretary General of the Congress

MAILING ADDRESS: Ministry of Culture General Directorate of Research and Development of Folk Cultures (HAGEM)

Head of the Execution Board of the 6th International Turkish Folk Culture Congress

Mithatpaşa Cad. No: 18 / 8 06420 Yenişehir / ANKARA

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