Today is became known the names of participants of the conference «Orient & Occident: Challenge and Reply» wich will take part during the time of the 2-d International Music Festival Eurasia October 12-13 in 2013.
It is an assistant Professor of faculties liberal arts and Sciences of St. Petersburg state University, Member of the the Union of writers of St. Petersburg, turkologist Apollinaria Avrutina. She is also has been a literary translator from Turkish language. Among her language works are the translations of the books of Orhan Pamuk, Nazim Hikmet, Ahmed Hamdi Tampinar. She is the Laureate of the international competition of translations of turkish poetry «AK Thorne» in 2012.
Associate Professor of music history in Gnesins Academy of music (Moscow), candidate of art criticism, the senior researcher of the state Museum named in honor of M.I. Glinka, a specialist in medieval Islamic music and author of several fundamental works, including the «Poetics of music in Islam. The body, the thing, the ritual» Tamila Jani-zade.
Professor of the St. Petersburg Conservatory, a specialist in the music of Great Britain and expert in compositions of Benjamin Britten Ludmila Kovnatskaya.
The candidate of art history and the senior researcher at St.Peterburg`s Institute of history of arts, author of the books dedicated to the traditions of Znamenny chant and Byzantine Church monody, specialist for the Church musical culture of the Orthodox traditions Irina Chudinova.