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Conf/PROGRAM - The Zaza People and the Anatolian Alevi Phenomenon, 4-5 June 2016, Yerevan

Iran and the Caucasus


Event Date:

June 04, 2016 - June 05, 2016


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PROGRAMME of the

2nd International Conference on Zaza Studies
THE ZAZA PEOPLE AND THE ANATOLIAN ALEVI PHENOMENON

Conference ABSTRACTS are available here

June 4-5, 2016 Yerevan, Armenia

Conference venue: Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University,
Yerevan, Armenia

The Conference is organized by the International Journal ‘Iran and the Caucasus: Research Papers from the Caucasian Centre for Iranian Studies, Yerevan (Brill: Leiden-Boston), in the Framework of the Celebration of its 20-th Anniversary, in cooperation with Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University, Yerevan, and Modus Vivendi Center, Yerevan; Informational support – ARMACAD, Yerevan.

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

GARNIK ASATRIAN, Chairman (Yerevan); ARA PAPIAN, Co-chairman (Yerevan); VAHE S. BOYAJIAN (Yerevan); VICTORIA ARAKELOVA (Yerevan); JOHNNY CHEUNG (Paris); KHACHIK GEVORGIAN (Yerevan); TIMIRLAN AYTBEROV (Makhachkala); MESUT KESKIN (Berlin); NADIRE GÜNTAŞ ALDATMAZ (Mardin); MAHMOUD JONEYDI-JAFARI (Tehran); ABBASALI MADIH (Birjand); EBRAHIM SAFARI (Rasht)

DAY 1
June 4, 2016

09:00 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 11:30 Opening Ceremony

Official Greetings

  • Garnik Asatrian, Editor -in-Chief, Iran and the Caucasus, Brill: Leiden-Boston
  • Pargev Avetisyan, Vice Rector, Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University 
  • Hüseyin Çelik (Zürich) 
  • Timirlan Aytberov (Makhachkala) 

Report of the Organising Committee

  • Ara Papian, President, Modus Vivendi Centre, Yerevan

Key Speeches:

  • Wolfgang Schulze (Münich) – History and Language
  • Levon Yepiskoposyan (Yerevan) – Genetic History of Human Populations
  • Garnik Asatrian (Yerevan) – Present State of the Zaza Studies

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee Break

SESSION I (12:00 – 13:20) CULTURE
 
Chairs: Ara Papian, Mesut Keskin
  • Mesut Keskin (Berlin) – About Lingual Conservatism in the Zaza Oral Literature and Religious Poetry
  • Saro Dadyan (Istanbul) – Difficulties of Zaza, Kurdish and Alavei Identity in Turkey According to Movies of Yılmaz Güney
  • Cangül Akdaş, Zelal Mevlütoğlu (Istanbul) – A Structural Review on the Western Type Movie in the East: My Sweet Paper Land
  • Nurettin Beltekin (Mardin) – Kurdish Zazas in Scientific Knowledge of the State
13:20 – 14.30 Lunch
 
SESSION II (14:30-16:00) IDENTITY ISSUES
 
Chairs: Garnik Asatrian, Özcan Yilmaz
  • Özcan Yilmaz (Geneva) – Alevism in Dersim: An Example of the Invention of Tradition Contributing to Assimilation of the Dersimis
  • Hranush Kharatyan (Yerevan) – Accidentality and Programming in the “Group” Orientations of Dersim Population
  • Abbas Ali Madih (Birjand) – Qumes in Ancient Geographical Texts
  • Fırat Taş (Mush) – The Perception of Identity and the Projection of Social Identity of Varto Alevis
  • Victoria Arakelova (Yerevan) – Anatolian Culture as a Common Element of the Alevi identity
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
 
SESSION III (16:30 – 18:00) HISTORY AND POLITICAL ISSUES

Chairs: Yana Amelina, Timirlan Aytberov
  • Timirlan Aytberov (Makhachkala) – К вопросу о распространении крайне-шиитских верований в нагорном Дагестане
  • Samvel Markarian (Yerevan) – Дейламитские миграции в 9-10 веках
  • Mahmoud Joneydi-Jafari (Tehran) – On Alevi Customs and Beliefs
  • Anton Evstratov (Yerevan) – Пантюркизм vs. Паниранизм в борьбе за Курдистан
  • Ani Grigoryan (Yerevan) – The Alevis of Dersim in the Eyes of the Armenian Authors of the 20th Century
19:00 WELCOME PARTY
DAY 2
June 5, 2016
 
SESSION V (09:30 – 11:00) ETHNOGRAPHY AND RELIGION
 
Chairs: Kristine Grigorian, Nadire Güntaş Aldatmaz
  • Kristine Grigorian (Yerevan) – On the Armenian-Zaza Sacral Topography of Dersim
  • Nadire Güntaş Aldatmaz, Güllüşah Ceyhan (Izmir) – Analysis of “Hızır” Perception and Related Rituals in Alevism Depending on Different Ethnicities
  • Ebrahim Safari (Rasht) – On the Origins of the Al-e Buyids
  • Erwan Kerivel (Paris) – Sons of the Sun: Iranian Mithraism and Similarities between Armenian Paganism and Dersim Zaza Alevism
  • İbrahim Burçin Asna (Mush) – Holy Sites in Karêr region
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
 
SESSION VI (11:30 – 13.00) MODERN HISTORY
 
Chairs: Zeynep Arslan, Nezvat Anuk
  • Zeynep Arslan (Vienna) – Alevi Movement and the Democratic Rights
  • Nezvat Anuk (Mush) – The Institute for the Study of Turkish Culture and the Efforts of Assimilating Zaza People
  • Johnny Cheung (Paris) – How “Alevite” are the Zaza of Dersim?
  • Filiz Celik (London) – Traumatic Effects of Dersim Massacre (1937-38) on Generational Continuity of Alevi Way of Life and the Native Language
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
 
SESSION VII (14:30 – 16.00) LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
 
Chairs: Ergin Öpengin, Semih Gezer
  • Ergin Öpengin (Bamberg), Nezvat Anuk (Mush) – Tense-sensitive case-syncretism in the Mutki dialect of Zazaki
  • Gohar Hakobian (Yerevan) – Lexical similarities of Zazaki and Talyshi
  • Mesut Arslan, Ahmet Kirkan (Diyarbakır) – Alevi Zaza ve Sünni Zazalardaki Ortak Mitolojik Figürler
  • Semih Gezer, İbrahim Burçin Asna (Mush) – The Analysing Form and Genre in Zazaki Classical Literature
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break

SESSION VIII (16:30 – 18:00) VARIA

Chairs: Mahmoud Joneydi-Jafari, Amir Zeyghami
  • Amir Zeyghami (Yerevan) – On Historical Geography of Deylam
  • Armin Heydarian (Rasht) – On the Common Origins of Zaza and Talyshes
  • Shabnam Sadrjamali (Tehran-Yerevan) – The Bavandi Clan Against the Alavis of Tabaristan
  • Roshanak Goldust (Rasht) – The Role of the Deylamites in the Iranian Culture and Arts
  • Elahe Taghvaei (Yerevan) – Linguistic Similarities between Zazaki, Mazandarani and Persian
19:00 CLOSING CEREMONY AND DINNER

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May 27, 2016




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