First Forum of Culturologists is being held in Baku

First Forum of Culturologists is being held in Baku
# 04 May 2007 11:50 (UTC +04:00)
Baku for the first time hosted the opening of the culturologists’ Forum in Museum Centre today. The forum took place on the initiative of Culture and Tourism Ministry, APA reports. Abulfaz Garayev addressing the meeting said the aim of the Forum is to promote the development of culturology. “Culture and Culturology was the integral part of the philosophy. The scientific basis of culturology established in Soviet time is still prevailing in science. This science should be developed for the analysis of modern Azerbaijan cultural events, establishing new basis of culturology and new pint of view. Culturology should be developed simultaneously with other spheres of Azerbaijani cultural life”.
Doctor of historical sciences, “Simurg” Cultural Association’s president Fuad Mammadov said culturology was out of attention for a long period in Azerbaijan.
“Culture Ministry paid no attention to culturology until today. So this event is of much important for us. Culturology should be developed for the commonwealth and evolution of our culture. Because, this discipline is a basis of successful ruling.
Fuad Mammadov said the first book on this discipline was published in 1990. According to him about 100 scientific books and 800 journals was published on culturology. Fuad Mammadaov said Intellectual development International Sciences Academy and Russia Pedagogical and Social Sciences Academy highly evaluated Azerbaijan culturology science. The Forum was attended by Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences’ Philosophy and Political-Juridical Institute’s director Yusif Rustamov, Azerbaijan State Culture and Arts University professor Alakbar Mamadov, Olga Astafyeva, the deputy of science department of State Service Academy of Russia under Russian president. Then Culture and Tourism Ministry awarded the winners of the competition among bachelor, master holders and young scientists.
The Forum will carry on working in Tourism Institute on May 5. /APA/
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