International Scientific Conference “Cultural Legacy of Alisher Navoi in the Modern Age”

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The Russian Committee of Solidarity and Cooperation with the peoples of Asia and Africa took part in the International Scientific Conference “Cultural Legacy of Alisher Navoi in the Modern Age”, devoted to Alisher Navoi – renowned Turkic poet, Orient thinker and politician.

The Conference was organized by the Institute of Asian and African Studies of Lomonosov Moscow State University with the assistance and support of the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Russian Federation.

Philologists, historians, philosophers, political scientists, legal and cultural studies scholars from Russia, Uzbekistan, Iran, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan and Ukraine showed interest in Alisher Navoi’s heritage and cultural legacy.

In their speeches given in the course of three sessions, the participants addressed various facets of Alisher Navoi’s talent and work and touched upon the features and development of medieval oriental culture and scientific thought.