‘Mongolia and the Mongols: Past and Present’ int’l conference held virtually

2020-11-23 13:11:11

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Republic of Poland, Faculty of Oriental Studies of the University of Warsaw in collaboration with the National University of Mongolia virtually organized the third ‘Mongolia and the Mongols: Past and Present’ international academic conference on November 18-19. Minister of Culture of Mongolia S.Chuluun sent a message to the conference participated by over 100 people. 


In his opening remarks, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to Poland B.Dorj emphasized that the UW Faculty of Oriental Studies has made valuable contributions and put consistent efforts for the development of Mongolian studies and noted the increasing importance of developing Mongolian studies and preserving Mongolian culture, language and traditions. The Ambassador also proposed organizing an international conference on Mongolian history in honor of the 780thanniversary of Battle of Legnica that falls in 2021. 


Dean of the Faculty of Oriental Studies Piotr Taracha and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Poland to Mongolia Krzysztof Bojko delivered remarks at the opening of the conference. At the conference, 24 scholars from Mongolia, Russia, Poland, Czechia, Hungary, France, and South Korea gave presentations on Mongolian history, language, culture, literature, archaeology, and traditional medicine.