As member institution of the University Alliance of the Silk Road (UASR), UTM is pleased to announce the International Essay Competition “the hub along the Great Silk Road between countries of Europe and Asia” organized by The Fund for Support of Talented Youth of the Republic of Uzbekistan “Ulugbek” together with the Samarkand State University (UASR’s member-university) is now open for submission. Find out MORE

Deadline: 30 April 2021

Essay competition topics:
1. Great Silk Road – the phenomenon of the history and culture
2. Intercultural communication on the Great Silk Road
3. “One Belt – one Road”, as a center of regional and interregional communication
4. Great Silk Road – as an indication of the non-material cultural heritage
5. Great Silk Road – the highway of the international cultural heritage
6. Open topic

The themes of the competition include:
1. Great Silk Road restoration
2. Great Silk Road and modernity
3. The modern Great Silk Road
4. The renewed Great Silk Road
5. The Reneissance of the Great Silk Road

The authors of the ten best essays will be awarded with the trip to the Jewel of the East – the city of Samarkand. The winners will be announced in mass media and on web pages of all universities of the association of the Great Silk Road as well as receiving certificates. You are welcome to disseminate this info to relevant faculties, units, departments, or individuals.