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Shaikhulov Almas Galimzyanovich

Schaikhulov Almas Galimzyanovich — well-known turkologist, doctor of Philology, professor, head of Tatar Philology chair of Bashkir State University. He is a member of the editorial board of scientific journal “Altai Studies and Turkology” (Kazakhstan), a member of dissertation councils of Bashkir State University and Tobolsk State Pedagogical University.
His research interests lie in the field of Turkology and Altaic Studies. Years of research work in little-studied field of Turkology studying etymological monosyllabic root stems in Turkic languages of the Ural-Volga region became the basis for his doctoral dissertation.
In order to deepen linguistic research of young scientists and to develop scientific heritage of famous Bashkir linguist professor J. G. Kiekbaev, A. G. Shaikhulov founded the only in the Ural-Volga region zone Interuniversity research (educational) laboratory “Spiritual Culture of Turkic, Mongolian, Finno-Ugric and Indo-European (Slavic) Peoples of the Volga-Kama-Ural Ethno-Linguistic Region” based of philological department of Bashkir State University.

1. Honorary Diploma of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation;
2. Distinguished Worker of Science of the Republic of Bashkortostan;
3. Honorary member of the Presidium of the International Research Center of Turkic and Altaic Studies at the Eurasian National University named by L. N. Gumilev (Kazakhstan);
4. Medal “Musa Jalil – 100”;
5. Gold Medal of the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
6. Medal “For Merits in Development of Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan”.

Main works:
1. Tatar and Bashkir Personal Names of Turkish Origin. Ufa: BSU, 1983.
2. Bashkir Language: Lexis and Concise Grammar // Comparative Dictionary of the Turkic Languages: Reference Book. Ankara, 1991.
3. The Basics of Islam. Istanbul. 1993.
4. Lexical interrelations of Turkic languages of the Ural-Volga Region in the Light of their Historical and Cultural Community (Aspects of the System-Ideographic Features on Turkic Background). Moscow: 1999.
5. Structure and Ideographic Paradigms of Monosyllabic Root Stems in Turkic Languages of the Ural-Volga Region in the Continuum of Areal, inter-Turkic and all-Turkic Lexis (Synopsis and Taxonomy of Cognitive Sphere) // Nature (animate and inanimate). Ufa: BSU, 2000.