REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

The VII. Congress will take place in Gaziantep between 26 - 30 June 2006 .


VII. INTERNATIONAL TURKISH FOLKLORE CONGRESS
26 – 30 June 2006, GAZİANTEP

The International Turkish Folklore Congress was started in 1975 and has been held every five years since 1981. It is organized by Directorate General of Research and Training of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism . The VII. Congress will take place in Gaziantep between 26-30 June 2006.

Sessions of the Congress;


I. GENERAL TOPICS

A) “The Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage” and Folk Culture

1. Folk Culture and Education

2. Folk Culture and Promotion

3. Protection of Folk Culture
 

B) Theories, Methods and Terms in Turkish Folk Culture

C) Cultural Interaction with European Union Countries and Neighbouring Countries

II. TURKISH FOLK LITERATURE

III. MUSIC, DANCE and ENTERTAINMENT in TURKISH FOLK CULTURE

IV. TRADITIONS, CUSTOMS and BELIEFS in TURKISH FOLK CULTURE

V. TANGIBLE CULTURAL ASSETS in TURKISH FOLK CULTURE

VI. SPECIAL SESSION

Folk Culture studies of the city of Gaziantep.

The academics and experts wishing to participate in the Congress are required to fill in the form and send it to the contact adress of The Ministry of Culture and Tourism together with their paper summaries and titles by 28 October 2005.

Papers submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

The summary of the paper shall not be more than 200 words.

Commissions, established for each session, will assess the paper summaries and notify the authors of their decisions.

Participation fee for the Congress is 50 YTL (Turkısh Liras).

Travel expenses must be covered by the participants, but accommodation and some other services will be provided for participants by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

Languages of the Congress; Turkish and English languages shall be used in the Congress.

Contact: İsmet İnönü Bulvarı No: 5 Kat:10 06100 Emek/ANKARA
Tel: (90-312) 221 03 99
Faks: 212 42 87
E-Mail : arastirmaegitim@kulturturizm.gov.tr

Website: www.kulturturizm.gov.tr

Participation Form