Conference Schedule

The Annual Kurultai of the Endangered Cultural Heritage - AKECH 2019 (2nd edition): Indigenous People: Stories, Cultures, Languages

20-23 June, 2019

Venue: Hotel Megalos, Bd. Mamaia 155, Constanța, Romania

WEDNESDAY, June 19th

15:00 – 20:00 – Check-in (campus) & Registration

THURSDAY, July 20th

10:00 - Ice breaker: In the Footsteps of Ovid – Town Walk (Gathering: In front of Ibis Hotel)

11:00 - Laying flowers at Eminescu’s statue; Poetry reading

The Great Mosque, Laying flowers at Ovid‘s statue, the Synagogue, Hunkar Mosque, the Greek Mosque

13:00 - Welcome Lunch (Ibis Hotel)

FRIDAY, June 21st

Hotel Megalos

9:00 – Opening & Greetings

9:30 - Break

9:40 - AKECH - Section A: Seminar meetings

11:00 – Coffee break

11:20 – ALECLA - Section A: Seminar meetings

13:00 – Working lunch

14:00 - Guest speech: Prof. Dr. Kurmanbek Abdyldaev, Rector of Issyk-Kul State University K. Tynystanov, Karakol, Kyrgyzstan

15:00 – Laying Flowers on the Alley of Poets (Rendering homage to the Tatar poets in Dobrudja: poet Memet Niyaziy who mourned to death for his language and fatherland, poet Shewkiy Bektore who spent 24 years in Stalin’s gulags in Central Asia and Siberia, and poet Negip Hagi Fazîl who was tortured to death by Securitate/Romanian KGB);

17:00 - Book launch at the statue of poet Memet Niyaziy in Medgidia: „I Live on Tatarstan Street“ by Taner Murat

SATURDAY, June 22nd

Hotel Megalos

9:00 – AKECH - Section B: Seminar meetings

10:20 – Coffee break

10:40 - Guest speech: Senior Lecturer Dr. Alan Libert, Newcastle University, NSW, Australia: "Two Types of Polyfunctionality (and their Relevance for Endangered Languages)"

11:20 – AKECH - Section C: Seminar meetings

13:20 – Working lunch

14:00 - Guest speech: Prof. Dr. Kurmanbek Abdyldaev, Rector of Issyk-Kul State University K. Tynystanov, Karakol, Kyrgyzstan

15:00 – Break

19:30 - 22:00 - Swan Lake (Ballet show on the Siutghiol Lake, town of Ovid)

SUNDAY, June 23rd

8:00 – 12:00 - Departure