Anthropologist Zsolt András Bíró represented Hungary at the Turk Academy International Conference in Astana, Kazakhstan

Monday, October 6, 2014

This year, Kazakhstan's capital Astana hosted the Turk Academy International Conference where Hungary has been represented by Anthropologist Zsolt András Bíró the president of the Hungarian Turan Foundation and the main organizer of Kurultaj; at the meeting Zsolt András Bíró was awarded with a memorial medal.

The Turk Academy organized international conference, which was held on September 25 attended by all major organizations of the Turkic world as well as the heads of numerous scientific and educational institutions among others, the President of the Turk Academy Professor Darhan Kydyrali (turkologist, historian), the Secretary-General of TÜRKSOY Düysen Kasseinov Karabaevuli and the Secretary-General of TÜRKPA Zhandos Asanov.

The forum was dedicated to the memory of Hungarian Turkologist István Kongur Mándoky whose legacy, a huge library (containing 16 thousand volumes of books) will be relocated to the Turk Academy's Astana headquarters.

The ceremonial ribbon of the official opening of the library cut by Ongajsa Mándoky the Hungarian turkologist's widow and Professor Abish Kekilbaevuli in the presence of Kazakh Parliamentarians and invited guests.

Hungarian Anthropologist Zsolt András Bíró in his Kazakh language speech praised the works of those working on the preservation of national traditions; he underlined the importance of the cooperation of sister nations in all fields of science, education and culture.

The President of the Turk Academy Darhan Kydyrali praised Bíró's work (emphasizing his anthropological data organization, analysis and research as well as the historical reconstruction of the life of Abilhair Khan). The president of the organization also praised Bíró's contribution strengthening Kazakh-Hungarian cultural relations and his work organizing Kurultaj that is recognized by the whole Turkic world. The president of the academy then awarded Zsolt András Bíró with the István Kongur Mándoky medal.

The Hungarian delegation also included University of Szeged Faculty Lecturer Mukuseva Rausangul and Ethnographer David Somfai.

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Ádám said...

Hungarians are genetically more european than most slavic speaking people (who contain more Asian mongoloid Y and mt.DNA haplogroup markers), but all Northern Germanic nations (incl. Northern Germany too) have higher ratio of Mongolid haplogroup markers . See the ratio of Central Asian haplogroup „Q” and the other mongoloid haplogroup marker „N” (aka. N1C1) markers in the largest genetic CHART of European nations:

And see the high ratio of middle-eastern haplogroup markers (various „J” and african E1b1) in all balkan populations (inc. Romania). De facto, these nations populations genetically are less European than Hungarians.

Do not forget that vast majority of balkan population is not only genetically but anthropogically less white (average darker eye and hair color, skin tone) so-called „WOG” people. Just type in google image searcher: „eye color map” , „hair color map”.

Skin tone map:

Hair color map

Eye color map:

Ádám said...

Kurultaj is a good business for the organisers. A whole industry and commerce built upon that event.

There are a lot of fake-hungarian made-in-china souvenir there.

In the 1990s a well developed souvenir and merchandise business has grown around Turanism, traditionalist and historical reenactment groups, which is quite similar to other well known international examples of business of this kind. According to the opinion of Hungarian researcher Igaz Levente this merchandise industry grown around modern Hungarian Turanism became a kind of business, which he called "Szittya biznisz" (Scythian business), and it has not got much to do with ancient Hungarian traditions.[

Ádám said...

The Habsburg conspiracy theory

The Habsburg conspiracy theory is very popular amongst political Turanists, which was invented only in the 1970s

According to the myth, the Habsburgs envied the glorius Turanian past and "ancestry" of the Hungarian nation, therefore Habsburgs created a plan to hide it from the Hungarian and European public opinion. In the reality, it was Emperor Francis Joseph who used his political prestige to give a university cathedra (as professor) for Ármin Vámbéry, the top leader of Hungarian turanists.

Archduke Joseph Francis Habsburg, was the first patron of the Hungarian Turan Society

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