December 10 in the hall of meetings of akimat of the Ulytau district was held a presentation of the book of candidate of historical Sciences, associate Professor of Karaganda state university named after Academician E.A. Buketov Maulen Jakin «Toponymy of Ulytau region». The monograph was prepared by order of Language development administration of Karaganda region.
This scientific work considers the problems of geographical, historical and linguistic basis of toponymy of Ulytau region, which includes Ulytau district, cities Zhezkazgan and Satpayev. For the first time there are presented geographical, historical and linguistic characteristics and schematic maps of the names of settlements in XIX-XX centuries, belonging to the territory of Ulytau district. The book is intended for local historians, all applicants humanitarian sciences and to other readers.
During the event, where the moderator was Deputy akim of the district Bagdat Baigataev, Maulen Zhakin and Director of the historical-industrial Museum of Zhezkazgan city named after K.I. Satpayev, regional ethnographer Kenzheali Balkenov, employee of Ulytau district library Sandugash Duysenbaeva made a presentation. An employee of the district house of culture, the singer Venera Kulakhmetova sang the song.
During the meeting, the author of the scientific work raised questions about the main directions of his research work, the return of historical names of settlements and renaming their components with traditional names close to national knowledge, stressing that the change of outdated names that don`t correspond to today's ideology, in accordance with the requirements of the new time - the task of the rerival of conciseness.
Event visitors received answers to all their questions in the field of onomastics.