The article precedes a special section of the issue devoted to the traditions, culture, and occupations of the Karakalpaks in line with the increasingly emerging environmental crisis and globalization processes. According to the authors of the articles (Z.I. Kurbanova, M.A. Karlybaev, M.M. Davletiyarov, M.B. Utebaev, T.R. Zhabbarbergenov, G.M. Khozhaniyazov), such aspects of traditional culture as agrarian relations, generic structure, etiquette, monuments of tombstone architecture, terminology related to youth remain in the focus of the modern Karakalpakstan ethnological studies.
Keywords: Karakalpaks, Karakalpakstan, ethnology, contemporary studies
For citation: Kurbanova Z.I. Vvedenie (k spetsial’noy teme nomera: Sovremennye etnologicheskie issledovaniya v Karakalpakstane) [Introduction (to the Special topic of the issue: Modern Ethnological Research in Karakalpakstan)]. Istoricheskaya etnologiya, 2022, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 352–358. https://doi.org/10.22378/he.2022-7-3.352-358 (In Russian)
Davletiyarov M.M. Traditsionnye social’nye instituty karakalpakov [Traditional Social Institutions of the Karakalpaks]. Nukus: Ilim Publ., 2019. (In Russian)
About the author: Zemfira I. Kurbanova, Dr. Sc. (History), Head of the Department of Ethnography, Karakalpak Research Institute for the Humanities, Karakalpak Branch of the Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences (179A, Amir Temur St., Nukus 230100, Karakalpakstan, Republic of Uzbekistan); firstname.lastname@example.org
Received June 23, 2022 Accepted for publication August 1, 2022
Published Online December 15, 2022