The meeting of the Scientific Council was held at the Institute of Folklore
On the 16 th of March the regular meeting of the Scientific Council was held at the Institute of Folklore ANAS . Giving the information about the problems the correspondent member of the ANAS Mukhtar Kazimoglu-Imanov opened the meeting. The first problem was about changing the membership of the Scientific Council of the Institute, the chairmen of the departments Nizami Muradoglu, Matanat Abbasova and Ramazan Gafarli were accepted as the members of the Council.
The leader of the Council M.Kazimoglu-Imanov gave the information about the importance of formation the department Education at the Institute. He added that creation of such department would convey the purpose of realizing the education of doctoring and magister degree at the Institute, strengthening the cooperation of school and high schools, increasing the interest of the young generation to the science. Then the Scientific Council accepted the order to form the Education department of the Institute.
The chairman of the section “Foreign relations” told about the foreign travels and the international relations of Folklore Institute.
The problem about giving the scientific name “Associate Professor” to Ph.D. Matanat Abbasova, Ph.D. Aynur Huseynova and Ph.D. Matanat Yagubgizi was also considered and solved.
Then doctor of Sciences on Philology Kamil Allahyarov made a report on the topic “Novruz or the holiday “Mitra”?”. He mentioned that Novruz was a Turkic holiday, in fact Persians accepted that holiday after thousand year of the creation and they also added the rituals and ceremonies of their holiday “Mitra” to the holiday “Novruz”. The meeting ended with the discussions about the topic.