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LECTURE- Kazakh Articulations of Modernity, Zifa-Alua Auezova, Columbia U., Nov. 6

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LECTURE- Kazakh Articulations of Modernity, Z.-A. Auezova, Columbia U., Nov. 6

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Harriman Institute Central Asia Lecture Series

"Kazakh Articulations of Modernity"

Professor Zifa-Alua Auezova
Lecturer at Leiden University in the Netherlands

Please join us for Professor Zifa-Alua Auezova's talk on the intellectual
discourse of early 20th Century Kazakh national identity in Mukhtar
Auezov's epic novel Abai. She will also introduce a new translation of
the work. Several copies of the new translation will be available to public.

Introduction by Rafis Abazov, author of 'The Culture and Customs of the
Central Asian Republics'

The event is free and open to the public

Thursday, November 6, 2008 6:30 PM

Location: Harriman Institute,
International Affairs Building Room 1219
Columbia University
420 West 118th Street, NY 10027

Light refreshments will be served

For further info and questions, please contact Rafis Abazov

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