Alimova Bariyat Magomedovna

16 November 1937 (1937-11-16), Madzhalis village, Kaitagsky District, Dagestan Autonomous Republic

Biography, education, career:

In 1977 Bariyat Alimova defended her candidate dissertation titled Marriage and Marital Rites of Kumyks in the Past and Present (late 19th–20th centuries); in 2003 she defended her doctoral dissertation titled Food and Food Culture of the Turkic Peoples of Dagestan in 19th-early 20th centuries. Similarities and Differences in light of Genetic Sources and Ethnocultural Relations.

Areas of expertise: History and ethnography of the peoples of the North and South Caucasus; Family and marriage; Ethnic musicology; history and ethnography of indigenous minorities of Dagestan; issues of family and household; ethnocultural relations of Kumyks between the peoples of Dagestan and North Caucasus.

Awards and titles:

Honoured Scientist of the Republic of Dagestan.

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