The kind of genius, history of Tatars never knew before” (“Vakyt” newspaper about Sh. Marjani’s anniversary)
The article analyzes publications dedicated to the anniversary of the outstanding Tatar enlightener and scholar Shigabutdin Marjani, which were published in the newspaper “Vakyt” (“Time”). Articles that reveal Marjani’s biography and his scholarly, pedagogical and social activities are discussed in the paper. The question of preparing and conducting the anniversary of the scholar is discussed. The materials devoted to the perpetuation of Marjani’s name and his scientific heritage are of particular interest. The study of the given publications makes it possible to present the role and place of Sh. Marjani in the Turkic-Tatar and Muslim world at the beginning of the twentieth century.
Keywords: Shigabutdin Marjani, Tatar press, “Vakyt” newspaper, anniversary, perpetuation of memory
For citation: Murtazina L.R. “The kind of genius, history of Tatars never knew before” (“Vakyt” newspaper about Sh. Marjani’s anniversary). Istoricheskaya etnolo¬giya – Historical Ethnology, 2018, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 319–325. DOI: 10.22378/he.2018-3-2.319-325
About the author: Lyalya R. Murtazina is a Candidate of Science (Pedagogy), Leading Research Fellow, the Center of History and Theory of National Education, Sh. Marjani Institute of History of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences (7A, Baturin St., Kazan 420111, Russian Federation); firstname.lastname@example.org