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Nargiz Pashayeva: Activity of Nizami Ganjavi Centre is remarkable event for Azerbaijani science

01 May 2017 [16:54] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews


The activity of the Nizami Ganjavi Scientific Centre for the Study of Azerbaijan and Caucasus at the University of Oxford is a remarkable event for the Azerbaijani science, public opinion and cultural history.

The Rector of the Baku branch of Moscow State University, co-chair of the Anglo-Azerbaijani Society, head of the Nizami Ganjavi Scientific Centre for Study of Azerbaijan and Caucasus at the University of Oxford, Corresponding member of ANAS, Professor Nargiz Pashayeva announced about this while talking to journalists on sidelines of the awarding ceremony held by Presidium of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.

Pashayeva was awarded “Nizami Ganjavi Gold Medal of the Republic of Azerbaijan” for her exceptional role in establishing Oxford Nizami Ganjavi Centre for the Study of Azerbaijan and the Caucasus, and ensuring the centre`s effective activity.

She thanked the Presidium of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) for the "Nizami Ganjavi Gold Medal of the Republic of Azerbaijan" award.

"This award is associated not only with our names, but also with the name of Nizami Ganjavi who is the source of pride of more than nine million peoples living in Azerbaijan and the world Azerbaijanis. That's why this a great event," Nargiz Pashayeva said.

Describing the activity of the Centre as a significant contribution to future generations, Nargiz Pasahayeva noted that the establishment of such organizations paves the way for new ideas, and encourages people.

The Oxford Nizami Ganjavi Centre become the first Azerbaijani research center to study the history and culture of Azerbaijan and the Caucasus region, established at the Oxford University in the UK.

The center implements long-term research projects on the historical heritage and culture of Azerbaijan and conducts a variety of scientific, cultural and social events, lectures and discussions.





















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