Round table of Conference "Islamic Studies in Ukraine": Step towards each other

Round table of Conference "Islamic Studies in Ukraine": Step towards each other
21/05/2011
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On termination of plenary session of the conference "Islamic studies in Ukraine", which took place in the premise of Donetsk State University of Computer Science and Artificial Intellect, the round table started its work. For the first time for years of independence of Ukraine it was possible to gather an audience representing the largest Islamic associations of the country and elite of Ukrainian Islamic Studies at one table.

During the session the participants spoke with reports in which pressing questions and basic problems concerning development of the Muslim Ummah of Ukraine, its role and place in processes of the European integration of our country were discussed.

Scholars in religious studies brought for discussion essential problems: presence of adequate textbooks, work on handbooks on Islamic Studies, working out of methodical grants and how in general to investigate the phenomenon of Islam.

As a result the decision on creation of working group for formation of pressing questions for discussion at the future conferences was accepted. There were set tasks to the community of religious figures and scholars how to show the correct image of Islam in the Ukrainian and the post-Soviet territory.

But the most important thing is that the gathered leading experts of oriental studies and Islamic studies, public figures, representatives of religious administrations and associations of Ukraine made the first step towards each other, having designated in meaningful dialogue of prospect of joint cooperation for the blessing of the development of Islamic studies and Islam in Ukraine.

By arraid.org

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