On April, 17 Professor of Turkic manuscripts studies from the Istanbul University of Civilizations visited our University in the framework of project for studying rare manuscripts.
Ms Emine visited Kazan University and the Institute of Oriental Studies and International Relations with purpose of studying and acquainting with the collection of rare books and manuscripts at the Nikolai Lobachevskiy Scientific Library.
During the meeting which was held in the Centre of Turkish Culture were discussed questions concerning our cooperation. The Turkish side was interested in themes and amount of Turkic manuscripts stored in the Scientific Library. Turkish colleague promised to provide assistance in compilation of the manuscripts catalogue and digitization some of rare manuscripts. At this moment Yunus Emre Institute together with the Istanbul University of Civilizations has conducted studies on the register of manuscripts and rare books in the Balkans. The same project Ms. Emine proposed to hold in the Republic of Tatarstan. Professor from Istanbul University was interested designing Turkic and Tatar manuscript. It was proposed to hold a specialized conference on this issue.
The Institute of Oriental Studies and International Relations invited Ms. Yeniterzi to take part in the annual international conference "Islam in a Multicultural World", which will take place at the end of October 2013.