Three Papers were presented at the Near East University 5th International Afro-Eurosia Research Congress…

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Three Papers were presented at the Near East University 5th International Afro-Eurosia Research Congress…

Near East University Departments of Turkish Language Teaching and Turkish Language and Literature were represented at the 5th International Afro-Eurasia Research Congress held at the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

According to the press release issued by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations of Near East University, many academicians from a number of countries attended the Congress to which academic member of the Near East University Faculty of Arts and Sciences Prof. Dr. Esra Karabacak and academic members of Atatürk Faculty of Education Department of Teaching Assoc Prof Dr Mustafa Yeniasır, Assoc Prof Dr. Burak Gökbulut, Specialist Tülay Kaya, and student of Department of Turkish Teaching İsmail Tamer attended.

At the congress, presentations titled as “A Structural Study on Philosophy of Language”, “A Study on Folkloric Elements in Cyprus and Anatolian Tales” and “1974 Cyprus Turkish Peace Operation written by Ahmet Gazioğlu.

Mevlana, Şeyyad Hamza and Aşık Pasha’s couplets and stories focused on language philosophy…
In the studies, couplets and stories from Mevlana, Şeyyad Hamza and Âşık Paşa were evaluated with a focus on language philosophy. It was said that Mevlana, Aşık Pasha and Şeyyad Hamza’ın were the best at use of the relationship between language and thought. It was stated that the poets created new and different meanings in old words by using the literary tradition, and especially the philosophical examination of the works containing the Sufi thought made them more understandable. The study revealed that language, religion, philosophy, sociology, history and literature were intertwined and complemented each other. In the study, it was stated that Mevlana attaches importance to freedom of conscience and brings a soft interpretation to Islamic religion.

‘Love and War in Cyprus’ Brutal Massacres of Greek Cypriot and Greek Government Revealed as a Shame of Humanity …
In the presentation on the novel named ‘Love and War in Cyprus’ the dimensions of the brutal massacres carried out by the Greek Cypriot and Greek administration are revealed as a shame of humanity. The author presents the reflections of the actions of the Greek Cypriots in the mentioned years to the Turkish Cypriot people in full detail and reality within the framework of the main heroes Aral and Tanya. Particularly, the reasons for the realization of the Turkish Cypriot Peace Operation and the immediate atmosphere of peace were evaluated objectively.

In another study, it was emphasized that Anatolian and Turkish Cypriot folk tales contain many cultural elements and tales play an important role in transferring these cultural elements to future generations. Both the similarities in the tales of the two countries, as well as some features that differ or differentiate from the geography and conditions of the lived said.