The Fourth International Congress on “Islamic Civilisation in the Volga-Ural Region”

The Fourth International Congress on “Islamic Civilisation in the Volga-Ural Region”

The fourth international congress on the theme “Islamic Civilisation in the Volga-Ural Region” was jointly organized by IRCICA and the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Bashkortostan (Ufa) in Ufa, capital city of Bashkortostan, on 21-22 October 2010.

The congress drew nearly one hundred and fifty specialists and researchers from Germany, India, Italy, Kazakhstan, Lituania, Uzbekistan, Russian Federation, Tatarstan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and USA. The papers presented and discussions held underscored the role and place of Islam in the history of the region, especially its cultural history in all areas including language, philosophy and sciences, and its contribution in developing multicultural coexistence. The congress was an occasion to appraise the state of research on the theme and related subjects.