Scientific-practical conference "Arabic language and the science" was held on the Faculty of Social Sciences and Public Administration of ZNU
The scientific-practical conference dedicated the theme "Arabic language and science" in the framework of the city festival "Arab dawn" and the celebration of the International day of the Arabic language was held on 18 December on the faculty of Faculty of Social Sciences and Public Administration.
Active participation in organizing this meeting was attended by the Chairman of the national minorities of Zaporizhzhia region Naufal Hamdani, Chairman of the Arab Diaspora Luay Budera, Deputy Chairman of the Arab Centre Ali Yambulatov, associate professor in the Department of philosophy, Karim El Huessab, Dean of the faculty of social Sciences and administration Maksym Lepskyi.
Also, the event was attended by head of chair of social philosophy and management Taras Butchenko, professor of social philosophy and administration Volodymyr Hlazunov, representatives of the faculty student Council and the League of young political scientists. The report "Peculiarities of knowledge of the Arabic language" was made on the meeting by the associate professor in the Department of philosophy, Karim El Huessab. Speaking to the participants, he noted the importance of studying the Arabic language and culture, because in recent years the middle East region is attracting growing attention for various reasons: politics, economy, labor market, advanced information technology, as well as the unique culture, traditions, festivals and customs. Many countries has recently established economic and political ties with the Middle East. Also, in the countries of the region improved industrial, information, and oil and gas industry, attracting large investors.
At the same time, the Arabic language enjoys popularity far beyond the Middle East and is taught in many universities around the world, including in Ukraine. The scientist also stressed that Arabic is the language of international communication (the official Arabic language is the official language in 22 countries, is one of the 6 official UN languages, and is ranked 5th in the world by number of native speakers), it is unique in the grammar, the style of writing, peculiarities of pronunciation is widespread in the world.
In addition, Karim El Huessab mentioned that the Arabic language is useful for development of brain activity. So, scientific studies claim that the reading in the Arabic language uses both hemispheres of the brain. This information was noted by the professor of philosophy and the importance of promotion of Ukraine's interests in the middle East and the Persian Gulf. Scientists and participants of the event expressed his belief in the importance of studying the Arabic language, because it opens up many opportunities and prospects for as in the labor market (the oil and mining industry, technical professions), and in everyday life and during training. Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Public Administration Maksym Lepskyi expressed his conviction about the need to open Arabic language Center in ZNU because the University has strong potential in the language area. The even took place in our city in the framework of the International day of the Arabic language. For example, in the Zaporizhzhia regional universal scientific library is held a thematic exhibition dedicated to the founder of the UAE Sheikh Zayed, and in the Zaporizhzhia city Palace of children and youth creativity organized by the concert program of the "Arab dawn".