Creation of Tatar language and literature department at Kazan State University and its activities in the middle of 1940s – 1950s (based on the materials from the State Archives of the Republic of Tatarstan)
The article analyzes the documentary materials of the Republic of Tatarstan State Archives on the history of the formation and activities of Kazan University’s Tatar Language and Literature Department in the middle of 1940s – 1950s. The study of the protocols of the department provided an opportunity to identify the academic staff, the main directions of the department's work in the first post-war years, the material and technical equipment and the specifics of organizing the educational process. It was concluded that the activities of the Department of Tatar Philology made a significant contribution to the determination of further ways of developing Tatar philological education and demonstrated the importance of preserving the language for the culture of Tatar people.
Keywords: national cadres, Kazan State University, Tatar language and literature department, Tatar philology, state policy in the field of national education
For citation: Khanipova I.I. Sozdanie kafedry tatarskogo yazyka i literatury v Kazanskom gosudarstvennom universitete i ee deyatel'nost' s ser. 1940-kh – 1950-e gg. (po materialam Gosudarstvennogo arkhiva Respubliki Tatarstan) [Creation of Tatar language and literature department at Kazan State University and its activities in the middle of 1940s – 1950s (based on the materials from the State Archives of the Republic of Tatarstan)]. Istoricheskaya etnologiya, 2021, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 231–242. https://doi.org/10.22378/he.2021-6-2.231-242
Gallyamova A.G., Kabirova A.Sh., Ivanov A.A., Gaynetdinov R.B., Minnu¬lin I.R., Almazova L.I. Istoriya Tatarstana i tatarskogo naroda. 1917–2013 gg. Ucheb. posobie [History of Tatarstan and the Tatar People. A study guide]. Kazan: Kazan University Publ., 2014, 436 p. (In Russian)
About the author: Ilnara I. Khanipova, Cand. Sc. (History), Senior Research Fellow, Acting Head of the Department of Contemporary History, Marjani Institute of History of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences (7A Baturin St., Kazan 420111, Russian Federation); firstname.lastname@example.org
Received November 8, 2021 Accepted for publication November 22, 2021
Published Online November 29, 2021