On May 17, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the hall named after N. Dauletova held an international scientific-theoretical conference "The Basis of Civilization is Writing", dedicated to the life and work of the outstanding scientist, terminologist, orthographer, teacher, public figure Yeldes Omarov.


At the event were: Deputy Director of the National Library of Kazakhstan A.H. Yusupova, scientists A.Ismakova, F.Orazbaeva, B Koishybaev, A.Shayakhmet, M.Shuakaev, A.Salkynbay, S.Smagulova, M.Zhylysbaeva, S.Taikeshova, A.Biyazdykova and O. Zhubaeva.

The event was moderated by the Director of the A. Baitursynov Institute of Linguistics, Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor Kazhybek Yerden.

Within the framework of the event the "Collection of E. Omarov's works in 3 volumes" and the book of T. Tugai "Orenburg way of Akhmet Baitursynov" were presented. Also during the event a book exhibition of lifetime editions of E. Omarov from the collection of rare books and manuscripts of the National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan was organized.

Omarov Yeldes (1892-1937) is a public figure, teacher and publicist. In 1907 he graduated from the two-class Russian-Kazakh school in Kostanay. In 1911 he graduated from Russian-Kazakh teacher's school in Orenburg. He participated in the creation of the government of Alashorda. He worked as an assistant of Torgai district commissioner of the Provisional Government, was chairman of the Torgai regional civil committee, a participant of the 1st and 2nd All-Kazakh congresses. He was deputy chairman of Torgai regional zemstvo. In the years 1920-1922 he was an instructor of the People's Commissariat of Education in Orenburg, a teacher of the Soviet party school. In 1922-1926 he was an employee of the academic center of Kazakh Narcompros, in those years he taught at the Kazakh (Kyrgyz) Institute of Public Education (KINO). In 1926-1929 he worked at the Tashkent Pedagogical Institute, as well as at the Department of Oriental Studies of the Central Asian State University. At the end of 1929 he was arrested and in April 1930 was sentenced to execution, which was replaced by a 10-year exile to Arkhangelsk. In 1933 he was rehabilitated. In 1934-1935 he taught Kazakh language at the Kazakh State Medical Institute. In 1935-1937 he worked as an associate professor at the department of Kazakh language at Kazakh State University (now Al-Farabi Kazakh National University). He wrote articles on social politics, education and linguistics, textbooks on physics and geometry in Kazakh, and textbooks on Russian grammar for Kazakh schools. He made a great contribution to the formation of the thesaurus of mathematical terms.

Organizers of the event: National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan, A.Baitursynov Institute of Linguistics, Central State Archive of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The event was attended by: famous scientists, teachers, schoolchildren, librarians and readers of the libraries of Almaty.

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