American researcher has been a guest at the Institute of Folklore 15.05.2019 17:23 / CONFERENCES, ASSEMBLIES

Anna Oldfild, Associate Professor of Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University, USA, visited the Institute of Folklore of ANAS on May 15.

Director of the institute, academician Mukhtar Imanov spoke about the Azerbaijan-American folklore relations and spoke about the research carried out in this direction at the institute.

Anna Oldfield has come to Azerbaijan for the fifth time and is deeply interested in the history, literature, folklore and music of our country. She particularly emphasized the great interest in the art of astrology and ashugs.

At the meeting, it was noted the necessity of establishing scientific relations between the two institutions.

In the end, the guest has been presented publications of the institute.

Head of the Foreign Relations Sector of the Institute Ali Shamil and Ph.D. in philology Sonmez Abbasli also attended the meeting.

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