Workshop on “Science Academies in Central and Southern Asia and their Roles in Society” · TÜBA/IAP Regional Workshop Program. Prof. Dr. Isenbike Togan. Isenbike Togan, Ph. D. () in East Asian languages and Civilizations, Harvard University, is Professor of History at Middle East Technical. İsenbike Togan. İsenbike Togan. Honorary Members. Selection Year: University: Faculty: Tarih. Academic Title: Prof. Dr. Phone: () 79

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However, a focus on people and a perception of cultural diversity is a kind of consciousness raising which not only affects our view of our fellow people, but also our vision of ourselves.

Well prepared guidebooks for tourists are an exception, yet even such guidebooks cannot convey to you the colors, the aroma, or the tune of the region. In each culture there are stories or songs about this plant, which is in general associated with the smell of the homeland. Among the foreign participants there were not too many who were experts on Buddhism. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The role of a participant observer shifted your focus from books and written material, which is all that a historian needs as evidence, to people.

Utilizing such an approach does not suggest the replacement of the method of working with theoretical models where we try to fit the people into the model. The expedition took us to sites which most of us knew very little about. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

On the contrary, both methods can coexist together, and complement each other. This focus on the people, on isennbike other hand, was so strong that it lifted the barriers set by your discipline.

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We were given information by local experts in the field; this was an invaluable on-site training experience. If we learn about this plant from academic sources, we learn isfnbike it in relation to a specific use and do not think about it any further. As the participants in these expeditions, we were all members of literate societies who had been educated in school systems.

There you would become aware that what we call culture of our present times consists of many layers. Having participated in the expeditions of andmy assessment will be limited to them. All Formats Hardcover Sort by: Another good example of our togah would be given by the plant athemisia, which is woodworm in English. For instance, I had been studying Inner Asian history for about 30 years without having seen Inner Asia; maps and historical travelogues had been my guide in this field.

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Culture, Society and Politics in Central Asia. Therefore, the students were not passive recipients, but active participants. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The flexibility of these methods revolutionized my teaching.

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English Choose a language for shopping. Therefore, we were used to learning from books and written material. The timing togaj the expeditions was so that no matter how detached you were from the rest of the world while doing your research in an ivory tower, you became a direct participant observer of the events of This perception of history as a human interaction was not only to be seen on a synchronic level, but also in a diachronic way.

The academicians were also from diverse disciplines. Local experts had a deep understanding of the terrain and its history. They were not only academicians, but journalists, writers, artists, critics, curators, and others. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. At first, all this created a state of confusion among the foreign participants, including myself.


However, for the peoples of the steppe regions also for the Bedouin in the North African desertit is a symbol of the open country which is their homeland. Amazon Inspire Digital Ixenbike Resources. However, when we all traveled together in the same bus for over a month, we ended up getting to know each other on a quite familiar level. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. This example of artemisia compels us to see the importance of using the local tofan to learn about what is dear to the people in a specific culture — irrespective of how small or how unimportant the groups of people may seem to be.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. By doing this, we not only forget about others who share the same planet, but also do not have much knowledge of the tangible and intangible heritage of ours. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

The togab were from diverse disciplines and paths of life. Varieties of the same plant also are used for treatment in Chinese medicine moxain the culinary art to give special flavor tarragonor in alcoholic drinks vermouth and absinthe. Such a moment is a realization of the divisive nature of our disciplines, because when you learn about such a site from written academic material, the information is divided between religious studies, between different languages, and the books would not only be on different shelves but also in different libraries, and sometimes even in different countries.

This is because the material is mostly written by members of sedentary cultures rather than steppe people, and also because the aroma of a region is not an academic issue.