Round-table meeting dedicated to the birth of Arabic studies in Zaporizhzhya held at the Faculty of History
December 16, at the initiative of the Arab center in Ukraine and the Department of World History and International Relations, on the basis of ZNU Faculty of History was held a round-table meeting dedicated to the Arabic Language Day. The meeting was opened by the head of Department, Associate Professor Olha Maklyuk and the President of the Association of National Minorities of Zaporizhzhya region, Dr. Naufal Khamdani. The guests of the event were congratulated by the Director of the State Center of International Education under the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine Olena Shapovalova. It should be mentioned that today the Arabic language is one of six official languages of the United Nations. It is also one of the most spoken languages in the world, which undoubtedly deserves attention.
At the meeting there were discussed topics of the practical use of the Arabic language in historical studies, its spread in the modern world. In addition, special attention was paid to the artifacts with Arabic inscriptions found on the territory of Ukraine.
At the end of the meeting the Dean of the Faculty of History, Professor Volodymyr Milchev summed up the event, emphasizing that probably today we were witnessing a big event, the birth of Arabic studies in Zaporizhzhya.
Faculty of History