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Preservation of the manuscripts collection of the Al-Beruni Institute of Oriental Studies, Academy of Sciences, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Résumé

Project “Preservation of the manuscripts collection of the Al-Beruni Institute of Oriental Studies, Academy of Sciences, Tashkent, Uzbekistan” one of the world’s masterpieces, a collection of Eastern manuscripts, housed at the Al-Beruny Institute of Oriental Studies in Tashkent, Uzbekistan is now properly preserved so that future generations can use the manuscripts for further study. Diversity of people, languages and differing cultures strengthened through the project which contributes to growing awareness of the parlous state of preservation, and access to documentary heritage in various parts of
the world.
The Al-Beruni Institute houses a rich assembly of manuscripts of the Arabian, Azerbaijan, Persian, Tatar, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Uygur Uzbek and other Eastern languages. They cover a wide range of subjects including history, history of literature, philosophy, astronomy, physics, chemistry, medicine, languages, pharmacology, geography, music, mathematics, mineralogy, rural economy and art. Some of the manuscripts date back more than one thousand years. They provide a valuable opportunity to study the history and culture of Afghanistan, the Arab states, central Asia, India and Pakistan.

Niveau d’intervention géographique

  • Local
  • National
  • Régional
  • Sous-régional

Thématique

  • Construire un cadre de valeurs communes
  • Promouvoir une connaissance mutuelle de la diversité culturelle, ethnique, linguistique, religieuse
  • Renforcer l'éducation de qualité et le développement de compétences interculturelles

Nom de l’organisation / Entité responsable principale

UNESCO Tashkent Office

 
Ouzbékistan
01/01/2010 - 31/12/2010