63rd Meeting 2021, Ulaanbaatar: Schedule

(schedule updated while meeting in progress)

Thursday, August 26th, 2021

(Ulaanbaatar time: UTC+08:00)

13:00-14:00 Registration

14:00-15:00 Opening Ceremony (Jantsan Bat-Ireedüi)

  • Welcome Speech by Academician L. Bold, President of the 63rd Annual Meeting of the PIAC
  • Welcome Speech by Prof. Dr. Barbara Kellner-Heinkele, Secretary General of the Permanent International Altaistic Conference (PIAC)
  • Welcome Speech by Prof. Dr. Klaus Sagaster
  • Welcome Speech by Academician G. Chuluunbaatar, Vice-President of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences
  • Welcome Speech by Academician S. Chuluun, General Secretary of the International Association for Mongol Studies

Panel Sessions

Thursday, August 26th, 2021

Chair: Barbara Kellner-Heinkele

History and Religion of Central Asia

15:00-15:20 Paehwan Seol (Seoul): Legal Ambiguity and the Power of Great Khans in the Mongol Empire

15:20-15:40 Christine Bell (Berlin): Felt in Central Asia – then and now

15:40-16:00 Junko Miyawaki-Okada (Tokyo): Were there nomad soldiers in the Mongolian army when they invaded Japan twice?

16:00-16:20 Michael Knüppel (Liáochéng): Syncretism or inclusivism? – the religious terminology of “Burkhanism”

16:20-16:40 Galina Wood (Bishkek): The Fires Between Heaven and Earth

Discussion: 16:40-17:00

Tea Break: 17:00-18:00

Chair: Oliver Corff

Comparative Language Studies of Altaic Languages

18:00-18:20 Rodica Pop (Bucharest): Turkish names used by the medieval Mongols in the Secret History of the Mongols

18:20-18:40 Tana Wu (Xuzhou): Mutual Influence of the Manchus and the Mongols in Their Language and Culture

18:40-19:00 Ochirbat Sambuudorj (Ulaanbaatar): On the question of Homonyms for “Things” in the Altiac Languages

19:00-19:20 Olga Vasilievna Dyakova (Vladivostok): The Tungus-Manchus and Mongols

19:20-19:40 Hartmut Walravens (Berlin): How did the salamander slither into the Manchu dictionary?

19:40-20:00 Nuraiym Satylkanova (Szeged): The length of combinations of Mongolian -aγu-/-egü- in the Kirghiz language

20:00-20:20 Peter Zieme (Berlin): In commemoration of Annemarie von Gabain (1901-1993)

20:20-20:40 Anna Dybo (Moscow): The Atlas of the Turkic Dialects in the Russian Federation: Some results and problems

Discussion: 20:40-21:00

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Friday, August 27th, 2021

Chair: D. Tumurtogoo

Mongolian Language and Thought

14:00-14:20 Michael Balk (Berlin): Aspects of Mongol writing today

14:20-14:40 Su-ying Hsiao (Taibei): A diachronic study of the conjunctions kiged and bolun in Mongolian

14:40-15:00 Oliver Corff (Berlin): Transformations of Language and Thought Reflected in Mongolia’s Constitutions Since 1924

15:00-15:20 Munkhsaikhan Serjee (Ulaanbaatar) About the original form of The Secret History of the Mongols

15:20-15:40 Tatiana D. Skrynnikova (St. Petersburg): The historical roots of two traditions in the culture of Mongolian-Speaking people

15:40-16:00 Urtnasan Davaajav (Ulaanbaatar) Long vowel reduction in Mongolian Language

16:00-16:20 Rákos Attila (Budapest): The Relation of Written Oirat and Written Mongol: Inherited Elements, Innovations and Recording an Oral Tradition in Writing

16:20-16:40 Typhaine Cann (Szeged): The invention of the national hero in socialist Mongolia: Magsarzhav, Sükhbaatar, Choibalsan

Discussion: 16:40-17:00

Tea Break: 17:00-18:00

Chair: L. Bold

Turkic Studies

18:00-18:20 Irina Nevskaya (Frankfurt), Mixail Vavulin (Tomsk), Larisa Tybykova (Gorno-Altaisk): New readings of the Old Turkic runiform inscriptions Tuekta II and Tuekta III based on their 3D documentation

18:20-18:40 Tazhibayeva Saule (Nur-Sultan), Nevskaya Irina (Frankfurt): Cultural peculiarities of Kazakh jewellery items and their reflection in the language

18:40-19:00 Eden Kurtasan (Bucharest): The Dobrudjan dialect of the Crimean Tatar Language

19:00-19:20 Zoya Anayban (Moscow): Ethnicity and language in the post-Soviet period (on the example of Tuva and Khakassia)

19:20-19:40 Liu Ge (Xi’an): Exploration on the Dating Factors in Uygur Contracts in the Mongol-Yuan Period – Study on the Conditional Suffixes

19:40-20:00 Abdurishid Yakup (Berlin): On the Old Uyghur wooden “name plate” and further texts recently discovered in the West Zone of the Tuyoq Grottoes in Turfan

20:00-20:20 Sultan Tulu (Ankara): Archery Terms in the Book of Dede Korkut

Discussion: 20:20-21:00

Saturday, August 28th, 2021

Chair: Junko Miyawaki-Okada

Documents and Texts

14:00-14:20 Andrew E. Shimunek (Daejeon): Toward a decipherment of the 1084 Kitan inscription in Khentii, Mongolia: Paleographic notes based on a recent visit

14:20-14:40 Otgontuul Togtokh (Ulaanbaatar): Peculiarities of Manchu in Chǒngǒ Nogǒltay

14:40-15:00 Alice Crowther (Paris): Mongolian Fragments in Joseph Nicolas Delisle (1688-1768) Papers in the French national Archives

15:00-15:20 Munkhtsetseg Enkbat (Ulaanbaatar): Editorial work in Manchu Dictionaries compiled by imperial decree

15:20-15:40 Nurila Shaimerdinova (Nur-Sultan) Linguistic and ethno-cultural information in the Turkic monument of the XIX century “Kyrgyz-Russian Dictionary”, 1987

15:40-16:00 Meruyert Abusseitova (Almaty): Historical and Cultural Commonality in Central Asia

16:00-16:20 Arthur Chen (Jinan): The Sibe Converb V-maq: Is it an Areal Feature?

16:20-16:40 Pavel Rykin (St. Petersburg): Between Fact and Fantasy: Early Sources on Oirat Historical Dialectology

16:40-17:00 Younès M’Ghari (Paris): A Fluctuating History of the Sinographic Lexicon: the Case of Korean Language(s) (cancelled)

Discussion: 17:00-17:20

Tea Break: 17:20-18:00

Chair: Meruyert Abusseitova

Literature and Folklore

18:00-18:20 Birtalan Ágnes (Budapest): Animal Spouse in Mongolian Mythology and Folklore (a case of mutual connection of culture and nature in the Altaic world) (cancelled)

18:00-18:20 Hsiang-Tai Kao (Paris): Some thoughts about grammar and translation between Manchu, Chinese and Mongolian on the Stele of Sonin

18:20-18:40 Tatiana A. Anikeeva (Moscow): Manuscripts on Turkic epic and literature in the collection of the Karakaplak Research Institute of Humanities

18:40-19:00 Dmitrii Nosov (St. Petersburg): Khoja Nasreddin with a Buddhist begging bowl: Mongolian versions of the Turkic folk trickster

19:00-19:20 Sebastian Cwiklinski (Berlin): Looking Back at the Literary Heritage: Tatar Writers and Intellectuals and Their Predecessors

Discussion: 19:20-19:40

Tea Break: 19:40-20:00

20:00-21:00 Business Meeting and Closing Ceremony

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