International Conference on "Culture and Religion on the Great Silk Road"

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An international scientific and practical conference on "Culture and Religion on the Great Silk Road" will be held in Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan, and online, on 12 November 2020, organized by the International Centre for the Rapprochement of Cultures under the auspices of UNESCO in Almaty.

The Silk Roads are an excellent example of tolerant relationships between the world’s religions and cultures. As such, the conference aims to promote, within the framework of the International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022), intercultural dialogue and religious tolerance in the region, as well as educate younger generations on the shared history and heritage of the Silk Roads. It will bring together leading experts and scientists both from within Kazakhstan and around the world.

The conference will take place from 9:30 – 13:30 Central European Time (CET) and can be joined online here:

Working languages of the conference: English, Russian, Kazakh.

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