The Institute for Eurasian Turkic Countries, operating under Dongduk Women’s University in the Republic of Korea, proudly announces the release of a comprehensive 8-volume work titled the “Encyclopedia of Turkic Humanities.”
This monumental achievement is the culmination of an extensive research initiative conducted from 2018 to 2023, generously supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea. The project, involving the collaboration of 21 esteemed authors, was under the direct supervision of Professor Eunkyung Oh, serving as the Director of the Institute for Eurasian Turkic Studies.
As outlined in the introduction, the “Encyclopedia of Turkic Humanities” provides a comprehensive exploration of diverse humanities subjects, encompassing language, literature, history, art, geography, folklore, and religion within the Turkic World. This expansive coverage spans regions such as Türkiye, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and includes territories within the Russian Federation (Tatarstan, Bashkortostan, Altai, Khakassia, Tuva, and Sakha Republic), as well as Xinjiang-Uighur Autonomous Region of China.
Presented in the Korean language, the publication comprises 8 volumes, featuring over 2,000 headwords and a total of 4,500 pages. Available in both print and electronic formats, the encyclopedia serves as a valuable resource for scholars, researchers, and enthusiasts interested in the rich tapestry of the Turkic World.
Readers can access the electronic version of all volumes through the below links, fostering wider dissemination and accessibility of this comprehensive exploration of Turkic humanities.