Turkic Academy held a presentation of a book dedicated to the government of Alash-Orda
Today, the International Turkic Academy (TWESCO) organized the second seminar on the "Army of Alash-Orda: the Lessons of History" in the series of "The heritage of the outstanding figures of the Turkic World" dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Alash-Orda. The public figure Berik Abdigaliuly delivered a lecture at the seminar.
In addition, within the framework of the meeting a presentation of B.Abdigaliuly’s book on "The Military Formations of Alash-Orda (1917-1920)" was held.
Well-known state and public figures, diplomats, national intellectuals and scientists-researchers participated in the events held at the National Academic Library.
One of the main activities of the Turkic Academy in 2017 was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Alash-Orda Government. The research work of the historian Berik Abdigaliuly was published on the basis of this scientific project.
The author told the book’s history to the participants. In this publication, the period of formation of the national army of the Alash-Orda government is characterized in detail. At the same time, the interrelationship of the government of Alash-Orda with important historical factors of that time such as the Provisional Siberian Government, the Cossack military groups is also analyzed.
Valuable data stored in archives and libraries of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Omsk and Tomsk was used for the first time in the research.
Moreover, during the seminar on Alash movement, prominent statesmans and scholars made reports and shared their views.
Summing up the meeting, the head of the Academy Darkhan Kydyrali expressed his gratitude to Berik Abdigaliuly and presented him TWESCO’s Certificate of Appreciation “For his invaluable contribution to studying the history of Turkic peoples”.
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