Seminar-training was held at Imam Bukhari International Scientific Research Center under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan with Efim Rezvan, Deputy Director of the Great Peter Anthropology and Ethnography Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Professor Efim Rezvan, a Russian history professor who specializes in Arabic and Islamic studies, also manages the journal Manuscript Orientale. He has published over 300 scientific papers, including 11 monographs in Russian, Uzbek, English, Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Finnish, Persian, Ukrainian, Tatar and other languages.
Efim Rezvan is also an expert trainer in the UNESCO / ICOM Program (International Council of Museums) “Museum Management – 21st Century”.
The scientist researches the archives and manuscripts in St. Petersburg and studies of the Holy Quran. His work, The Quran and Its World, is considered one of the best contemporary works on introducing Quranic studies.
During his time, he was actively involved in the publication and publication of the Ottoman Quran attribution (research and scientific approval of individuals, dates, conditions related to the history of origin). He is currently translating the Holy Book into Russian, concluding his lexicon-grammatical commentary. It is the first in Russian history to compile a Koranic dictionary.
Efim Rezvan gave a lecture on topical issues in the field of Qur’an and commented on several verses in the book.
The issues of expanding the relationship between the Imam Bukhari International Research Center and the Greater Peter Anthropology and Ethnography Museum of the Russian Federation, including the training of the Center’s specialists based on this museum’s grant, were discussed.
At the end of the training, the director of the Imam Bukhari International Research Center Sh. Ziyodov and Deputy Director of the Greater Peter Anthropology and Ethnography Museum of Russian Federation E.Rezvan signed a memorandum of understanding between the two institutions.
During the visit, the Russian scientist also got acquainted with exhibits in the museum and rare manuscripts in the library.