Exibition „The Near East through the eyes of Bulgarian scientists”

iztok-1.jpg On 20th June 2018 at Sofia University Library “St. Kliment Ohridski” was opened an exhibition combining the exposition of department Arabic and Semitic Studies: “Four decades of academic publications and translations” and the photographic project of chief assistant Biserka Veleva from the department Western Languages: “Persepolis – the power of Persia”. It was attended by Prof. Madlen Danova - Dean of the Faculty of Classical and Modern Philologies, Associated Professor Anna Angelova - Director of Sofia University Library, Prof. Pavel Pavlovich - head of the department Arabic and Semiotic Studies, Her Excellency Latifa Benazza - ambassador of People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, Her Excellency Zakia El Midaoui - ambassador of the Kingdom of Marocco, Mr. Fikret Akhundov – first secretary of the Embassy of Republic of Azerbaijan, professors, diplomats, journalists, and students.

The exhibition was opened by the director of Sofia University Library Associated Professor Anna Angelova,iztok_2.jpg who presented the exhibitions, organized with faculties and scientists during the anniversary year of Sofia University. 

Prof. Madlen Danova - Dean of the Faculty of Classical and Modern Philologies thanked the authors of the exhibition and talked about the book of Prof. Pavlovich, who received “The World Award for Book of the 2017 Year of the I.R.I”. Prof. Danova said it is a great honour for the Faculty of Classical and Modern Philologies to work with such researchers. 

Prof. Pavlovich summarized the idea for organizing the exhibition and presented the late publications of the professors from the department Arabic and Semitic Studies dedicated to the doyennes Prof. Penka Samsareva and Prof. Yordan Peev, who received their copies from the new editions. Prof. Peev talked about the achievements of researchers in the fields of history, sociology, Arabic studies, East studies and Islamic studies. 

iztok_4.jpgThe presented photographs “Persepolis – the power of Persia” are made by chief assistant Biserka Veleva from the department Western Languages. She presented her impressions from the meeting with the Iranian culture, people and their language and thanked all who helped her to realize the photo exhibition. 

The exposition will be available to the end of July 2018.

Университетска библиотека "Св. Климент Охридски" 2014