On May 12, 2018, within the framework of the program article “A Look into the Future: Modernizing Public Consciousness”, the scientific-practical conference “Karnak – the medieval center of education and knowledge” was organized by the akimat of Kentau and Khoja Akhmet Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University. The conference was attended by representatives of state bodies, public figures, domestic and foreign scientists, university professors, museum and archives workers, doctoral and master students, teachers of secondary schools and colleges.
Akim of Kentau Makulbaev Aldibakhyt Tillabayuly addressed with congratulatory speech and wished successful work to all participants of the forum. Then the vice-rector for scientific and innovative work of the IKTU, professor T.P.Raimberdiev, spoke on the relevance and significance of this scientific forum for the study of the country’s spiritual values. The moderator was the member of the Board of the Writers’ Union of Kazakhstan, Doctor of Philology, professor, literary critic K. Ergobek. At the plenary session, presentations were made by the professor of the Eurasian National University. L.Gumileva Zh. Artykbaev (“Karnak is the center of the spiritual life of Karatau”), candidate of historical sciences, associate professor of the history department Z.Zhandarbekov (“New historical evidence of the name” Karnak “), a researcher from the Institute of History of Uzbekistan, professor B.A.Pasilov (“Historical facts in the Karnak madrasah”), a public figure of Uzbekistan A.Ziyayev (“Historical facts about the outstanding personalities of Karnak”). In addition, the reports were delivered by professor M. Myrzakhmet, political scientist B. Nurmukhamedov and researcherse of the IKTU.