Kağızmanlılar Kültür ve Yardımlaşma Derneği


International Symposium Of Kagizman’s Hifzi


08-09 APRIL 2018

We will introduce Kağızman’s Hıfzı on the 100th anniversary of his death in international symposium which will be located in our district.

One of the most important cultural projects of our municipality is passing by on the 100th anniversary of the death of Hıfzı who is one of the most masterful poets that Kağızman raised. Our project is called as ” INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF KAĞIZMAN’S HIFZI ON THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH ” that will announced the name of our great poet to the world and especially to the academic circles. Our project will be held with the participation of many experts from the world of folk literature and Turkey.
The written symposium proclamations about Hıfzı will be examined by the Scientific Committee which includes 17 professors, 7 associate professors, 3 assistant professors and 3 research that specialists in the field of folk literature and love tradition.

Symposium Organizer:
Kağızman Municipality
Kağızmans Culture and Aid Association

Stakeholders of the symposium:
Kağızman Municipality
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Commission
Culture and Tourism Ministry
Kağızmans Culture and Aid Association
Kafkas University Kağızman School of Applied Science

Symposium Date:
08-09 April 2018
Four speakers plus one chair of session will be preferred for each session.

Symposium Calendar:
01 November 2017 Notification of the symposium announcement
25 February 2018 Deadline for Proclamation Abstracts
28 February 2018 Announcement of Accepted Proclamations
20 March 2018 Deadline for Submission of Full Text of Accepted Proclamations
08-09 April 2018 Symposium History

Kağızman Travel:
Geography tour where Hıfzı lived,
The house where Hıfzı was born,
The place where Hıfzı is martyred,
The mausoleum where the tomb of Hıfzı is located,
The Keçivan (Geçvan) Castle In the village of Tunçkaya where Alpar Tonga lived,
Köroğlu Castle In Kötek village,
In Camuşlu village, the first known settlement in Anatolia, in BC. and Yazılıkaya,
The remains of Ağcakale where Dede Korkut lived,
Kozlu Caves,
Cengilli Lake

Photo Tour:
Amateur photo tours will be held with participants who want to shoot the landscape in Kazikkaya and Huykesen Hills and in Dereler Valley where the most beautiful views of Kağızman are seen.

Photograph Exhibition:
Hometown of poetry, Kağızman Photos Exhibition from the poet’s view.

Night of Lovers:
Examples from the works of Hıfzı and other lovers of the region will be performed by the invited lovers.

The folk music concert where the works of Hıfzı and the songs of Kağızman are interpreted.

Persecution of Armenians in Kağızman and its region in the Period in which Hıfzı lives.

• The life of Kağızman’s Hıfzı,
• The art of Kağızman’s Hıfzı,
• Examination of Hıfzı’s poems,
• Language and stylistic features of Kağızman’s Hıfzı,
• The place of Kağızman’s Hıfzı in Turkish Folk Literature,
• The place where the Kağızman’s Hıfzı lived and the period of his influence on his art,
• Cultural environment developed by Hıfzı,
• Influence of the occupation and liberation period in the return of Hıfzı to his life and works,
• Looking at historical events in the history of Hıfzı,
• Hıfzı’s vocabulary, words and concepts in poems,
• Inspired species produced by Kağızman’s Hıfzı,
• The subjects that Kağızman’s Hıfzı works in his poems,
• Death contact in poems of Kağızman’s Hıfzı,
• Hıfzı’s religious life and mysticism,
• Religious experience in poems of Kağızman’s Hıfzı,
• Mysticism love in the works of Kağızman’s Hıfzı,
• Humanitarian love in the works of Hıfzı,
• Homeland, nation concepts and homeland love in Hıfzı’s works,
• Captivity, occupation, dignity, separation, liberty, reunion themes in Hıfzı’s poems,
• Nature in poems of Hıfzı,
• Motifs in poems of Kağızman’s Hıfzı,
• Comparison of Kağızmans Hıfzı with other lovers,
• Evaluation of the works of Hıfzı in terms of sound and music,
• Studies that is done and must be done about Kağızman’s Hıfzı,
• The reasons why Kağızman’s Hıfzı is not recognized as well as it deserves,
• The effects of Kağızman’s Hıfzı on the modern and later lovers and the tradition of loveliness,
• The mistakes that is made in writings about Kağızman’s Hıfzı and in vocalizing his works,
• The bibliography of Kağızman’s Hıfzı,
• Apart from the titles given above, different proclamation suggestions also will be taken into consideration.

Nevzat Yıldız (Mayor of Kağızman)
Prof. Dr. M. Öcal Oğuz (UNESCO Turkey National Committee Chairman)
Veysel YILDIZ (President of Children and Youth Literature Writers Association)
Recep ERGÜL (Research Writer and Member of MESAM Board of Directors)
Sait KÜÇÜK (Research Writer)
Yakup Bayşar (Kağızman District Director of National Education)
Prof. Dr. Ali Fuat ARICI (Yıldız Technical University)
Prof. Dr. Suat UNGAN (Karadeniz Technical University)
Asst. Prof. Dr. Murat AYKIRI (Director of Kağızman Higher Education of Applied Sciences, Kafkas University)
Asst. Prof. Dr. Yunus ZENGİN (Director of Kağızman Vocational School of Higher Education, Kafkas University)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Merziyye NECEFOVA (Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ebulfez EZIMLI (Nahcivan State University)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Courtesy İSMAYILOVA (Nahcivan State University)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tahir KAHHAR (Uzbekistan State Universe Language Universities)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zhanna YUSHA (Russia Novabirsk Academy of Sciences, Siberia Branch,)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdul Fareed BROHİ (Pakistan, International Islamic University)
Asst. Prof. Dr. Tacettin ŞİMSEK (Atatürk University)
Emine USEIN (Crimean / Ukrainian Writers Association)
Hüseyin BOKAÎ (Iranian Writers Association)
Metin TURAN (KIBATEK-Cyprus University-Researcher Writer)
Ahmet ÖZDEMIR (Research Writer)
Salih ŞAHİN (Journalist Writer)

Prof.Dr. Ali Duymaz ( Balıkesir University)
Prof.Dr. M. Öcal OĞUZ (UNESCO National Commission of Turkey Chairman of the Board)
Prof.Dr. Ali ÇELİK
Prof.Dr. Ali Fuat Arıcı (Yıldız Teknik University)
Prof.Dr. Ali KAFKASYALI ( Atatürk University)
Prof.Dr. Ali YAKICI (Gazi University)
Prof.Dr. Ali Berat ALPTEKİN (Selçuk University)
Prof.Dr. Aynur KOÇAK (Yıldız Teknik University)
Prof.Dr. Ayşe YÜCEL ÇETİN (Gazi University)
Prof.Dr. Dilaver DÜZGÜN (Atatürk University)
Prof.Dr. Esma ŞİMŞEK (Fırat University)
Prof.Dr. Işıl ALTUN (Kocaeli University)
Prof.Dr. İsmet ÇETİN (Gazi University)
Prof.Dr. Mehdi HEJVANÎ (Iranian, Azad-i İslami University)
Prof.Dr. Mete Taşlıova (Yıldırım Beyazıt University)
Prof.Dr. Suat UNGAN (Karadeniz Technical University)
Nail TAN (Folk Scientist)
Ali ŞAMIL (Azerbaijan Folklore Institute)
Hayrettin İVGİN (Folk Scientist)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdul Fareed BROHİ (Pakistan, International Islamic University)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bekir ŞİŞMAN (19 Mayıs University)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cengiz GÖKŞEN (Osmaniye Korkut Ata University)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ebülfez EZİMLİ (Nakhchivan State University)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Enise ABİBULLAYEVA (Crimean University of Engineering and Pedagogy)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Merziyye NECEFOVA (Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tahir KAHHAR (Uzbekistan State University of Universe Language)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zhanna YUSHA (Russia, Novabirsk Academy of Sciences Siberia Branch)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lütviyye ASGERZADE (Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Literature Institute)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Naile Asker (Azerbaijan National Folklore Institute Academy of Sciences)
Asst. Prof. Dr. Abdulkadir ERKAL (Çoruh University)
Asst. Prof. Dr. Adem BALKAYA (Kafkas University)
Asst. Prof. Dr. Emre DAĞAŞAN (Kafkas University)
Asst. Prof. Dr. Zehra KINIŞOĞLU (Kafkas University)

Contact information for submitting proclamations:
Bican Veysel YILDIZ
Vice Chairman of Kağızman Municipality
İstiklal Area No: 47
Kağızman / KARS
0532 410 29 26 – 0474 351 60 12