The meeting of the Scientific Council was held at the Institute of Folklore
On the 15th of February the regular meeting of the Scientific Council was held at the Institute of Folklore ANAS. Giving the information about the problems the secretary of the Scientific Council, the correspondent member of the ANAS Mukhtar Kazimoglu-Imanov opened the meeting. The first problem was about to create the scientific-investigation department “Folklore of limited nations”, speaking about that problem Mukhtar Kazimoglu-Imanov noted that the year 2016 was declared as “The year of multiculturalism” in Azerbaijan. The section “Folklore of limited nations” formed in 2012 has done a lot of works in collecting and investigation of un-material cultural heritage of limited nations, ethnic groups living in Azerbaijan. Enlarging the opportunities of that section it was offered to change it into the department. The members of the Scientific Council voted in favor of that problem.
The second problem was about the scientific directions, the main problems and subjects of the Institute, the scientific secretary of the Institute Ph.D. Elchin Abbasov gave information about that problem. Mukhtar Kazimoglu-Imanov mentioned that it was necessary to increase the mutual scientific relations of the departments. At the same time he also noted the correspondence and the mutual scientific exchange opportunities of the investigation and realization of other scientific branches in carrying out the scientific investigations.
The scientific report being traditionally in the Scientific Council of the Institute was about the thesis “The hand-writings of the epos “Arzu-Ganbar””. The reporter Ph.D. Afag Khurramgizi gave the information about the subject in details and she also answered all questions about the problem.