A cultural heritage week on the theme “Uzbekistan at the Crossroads of Civilizations” was held in four cities – Tashkent, Termez, Samarkand and Bukhara, highlighting the country’s intellectual, scientific, artistic and architectural heritage. The event, organized at the initiative of H.E. Shavkat Mirziyoev, President of Uzbekistan, and jointly with international and national organizations, brought together over one hundred authorities and experts of cultural heritage. It involved a wide range of activities, studies and visits relating to tangible and intangible cultural heritage.
IRCICA Director General Prof. Dr. Halit Eren attended the Third International Congress of the World Scientific Society for Study, Preservation and Popularization of Cultural Heritage of Uzbekistan, held in Tashkent, on 22 August 2019. The International Congress entitled “Light from the Depth of Centuries”, was held in Samarkand on 25 August 2019, where the Director General chaired a session entitled “The Preservation of Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage: Current Problems and Strategies to Address” held under the auspices of UNESCO in Samarkand, on 26 August 2019.