Associate professors of the Faculty of Philology took part in an international conference dedicated to the works of the famous artist Viktor Petrov
June 2019 is the month of the 50th anniversary of the death of Viktor Petrov (1894-1969), a Ukrainian writer, critic, historian and philologist. From the point of view of a problematic, research search, artistic uniqueness and substantial filling, its scientific and literary heritage is one of the outstanding achievements of modern Ukrainian humanities. The ideas of Viktor Petrov are compared with the thoughts of prominent intellectuals, such as Friedrich Nietzsche, Bernard Shaw and Michel Foucault.
The forgotten literary heritage of Viktor Petrov has been returned to European readers today. The scientists of the Ukrainian Studies Department at the Institute of Eastern Slavic Philology of the Jagiellonian University (Poland) began the translation and research project “Viktor Petrov: towards critical modernity”.
Natalia Zubets and Valentyna Kravchenko, associate professors of the Faculty of Philology, participated in the first International Scientific Conference “Viktor Petrov- Domontovych: Mapping the Writer's Works”, which was held on June 6-7 in Krakow (Poland) in the framework of this project. The conference brought together scholars from different parts of the world - Poland, Ukraine, America, Germany, and Canada.
Scientists of the Faculty of Philology worthily represented Zaporizhzhia National University during this scientific forum.