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Linguists are the soldiers of the invisible front: at the University the XIII International conference SlovoSvit-2014 took place

From September 25 to September 27 the XIII International scientific conference "Problems of the ukrainian terminology. Slovosvit-2014" proceeded which takes place in Polytechnic University each two years.

During a scientific meeting which traditionally is initiated by Technical committee of standardization of scientific and technical terminology, linguists discussed theoretical bases of terminology, lexicography and interlingual communications, rationing and standardization of terminology, a question of terminology of natural and humanitarian knowledge. The subject of reports is rather wide: during sections it was told about professional terms dictionary, geography, power industry, gas production, management and economy, art, political science, religion.

Usually linguists from more than 100 cities of Ukraine and the world participate in our conference. It is a pity that because of the Russian military aggression, there couldn't arrive colleagues from Donetsk, Sloviansk, Simferopol, Sevastopol, Kramatorsk, Kryvyj Rih, Luhansk, Melitopol and Nikopol. I know on myself that in the atmosphere of constant tension even it is difficult to concentrate on a certain scientific problem. Therefore I am sincerely grateful to those who arrived. And it are scientists from Odessa, Zaporizhzhia, Kyiv, Poltava, Ternopol, Rivne and Andrij Medvediv from the USA. Though we not there, in the east, but our fight for the ukrainian word constantly and long ago is that fight which we conduct together with our military. Simply our front is invisible. I believe that we will win! — said during conference opening the chairman of Technical committee of standardization of scientific and technical terminology of the Ministry of economic development and trade and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine professor Bohdan Rytsar.

During plenary session in the Assembly hall of the main building of Polytechnic attendees heard reports of the chair of scientific terminology department of Institute of Ukrainian NAS of Ukraine Victoria Ivashchenko, author of a number of articles on ukrainian terminology of the senior research associate of Boholiubov institute of theoretical physics of NAN of Ukraine Olha Kocherha, professor of I. Franko NU in Lviv Oleksandra Serbenska and people's deputy of Ukraine, philologist Iryna Farion. For the first time published by the Kharkiv spelling the full uncensored "Kobzar" by Taras Shevchenko was once again presented to attendees its originator, the former associate professor of an ukrainian studies department of Karazin national university in Kharkiv, and since September of this year the employee of TC STTS Mykola Zubkov.

The Ministry of Education and Science, the Ministry of economic development and trade of Ukraine, GI "Ukrainian Research and Training Center of Standardization Problems, Certification and Quality", The Shevchenko Scientific Society in Ukraine and the USA, and also Lviv department of T. Shevchenko all-ukrainian society "Prosvita, except TC STTS and the Lviv Polytechnic University, were organizers of a scientific meeting.