Yaddaş siyasətinə dair Cənubi Qafqaz regional konfransı: Pandemiya və dağıdıcı böhranlar yaddaş siyasətinə necə təsir edirlər? Azərbaycan Demokratik Respublikası (1918-1920): Yaranması, əsas mərhələlər və irsi Azərbaycan Demokratik Respublikasının (ADR) meydana gəlməsi şübhəsiz Qafqazda və onun ətrafında gedən geniş miqyaslı proseslərin məhsulu idi. Çar Rusiyasında və onun Qafqazdakı ərazilərinin qonşuluğunda - Osmanlı İmperiyası və İranda baş verən dəyişikliklərin də ciddi təsiri var idi. ADR elitasının həm müsəlman, həm də qeyri-müsəlman çevrələri Romanovların hamiyyətinin son dövründə təşəkkül tapmışdı. English By Zaur Gasimov Demokratişləmənin tələb-təklif modeli prizmasından Azərbaycanda 2018-ci ilin aprel seçkilərinə bir baxış Read in English By Fərid Quliyev The Socioeconomic Impact of COVID-19 and Oil Price Fluctuations in Azerbaijan This paper seeks to analyze the economic and social responses to COVID-19, question the accuracy and inclusivity of these responses, as well as reflect how oil price fluctuations and the pandemic could impact Azerbaijan’s socioeconomic policy projection. By Ilaha Abasli 10 Years of Eastern Partnership in Azerbaijan: Still a long way to go Read in Azerbaijani By Anar Valiyev Call for Small Research Grants - Women and World War II in Soviet Azerbaijan The Heinrich Boell Foundation Tbilisi Office – South Caucasus Region announces a call for small research grants for students, young researchers, gender specialists, historians and anthropologists from Azerbaijan. Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (1918-20): Origins, Milestones and Legacy Undoubtedly the emergence of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (ADR) was the by-product of a broad range of processes and dynamics in and around of the Caucasus, the developments in the Tsarist Russia as well as in the neighbouring countries of the Russian Caucasus, the Ottoman Empire and Persia. The elites of the ADR, both of Muslim and of non-Muslim faith were socialized in the late Romanov period. Azərbaycan dilində By Zaur Gasimov Elections in Azerbaijan: Insights from the Supply-Demand Model of Democratization By Farid Guliyev Azerbaijan Waiting for the Islamic State: The Biggest Mosque, the New Hajj, More Arrests of Islamists... What's Next? A sad anniversary is upon us. The 29th of June marks exactly one year since the declaration of the global Caliphate - the Islamic State (previously the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS). By Sergey Rumyantsev Between Appearance and Reality in Baku: LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan’s capital Baku was ready when the Eurovision Song Contest took place there at the end of May 2012. All guests were welcome. “Baku was very open and liberal,” Stern.de journalist Jens Maier describes the atmosphere. “A gay club was opened. I do not know of any cases in which problems arose or people felt threatened.” Two openly gay activists, Elham Bagirov and Kamran Rzayev, also remember the excitement of this occasion. By Silvia Stöber Betwixt and between: the reality of Russian soft-power in Azerbaijan Web-dossier The power of Russia’s disinformation campaign via the media and Kremlin-financed and/or supported NGOs have been clearly seen in the West with the Ukraine crisis. However, for the post-Soviet republics, these tactics are familiar. հայերեն By Zaur Shiriyev Human Rights in Azerbaijan: Chronicles of a Crackdown Azerbaijani human rights activist Leyla Yunus has been arrested in Baku. The regime’s savage crackdown on press and opposition started long before the presidential elections of 2013. By Nino Lejava Quo Vadis, Azerbaijan? The Country’s Growing Challenges Azerbaijan is a key actor in the South Caucasus, reshaping the borders of influence of regional and extra-regional powers. So far its leading role has been defined by the availability of hydrocarbon resources, which the country has successfully used to manoeuvre between the clashing interests of powerful players and thus managed not to become excessively dependent on any of them. By Leila Alieva Situation of LGBT (Lesbi, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) people in South Caucasus, 2012 (in Azerbaijani) - Гендерная программа The Academic Community in Contemporary Azerbaijan. Academic Structures and Independent Research NGOs: Challenges and Prospects for Cooperation Contemporary Azerbaijan is a largely oil based economy, which has been able to benefit from continual high world oil prices over the past years. Despite the double digit growth rates, which the country was able to maintain until recently, the development of human capital and with it the advance of science and research remains in a backward stage. By Ulrike Graalfs Gender as an Issue of Academic Discourse in Azerbaijan On 27 September 2011, the Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus Regional Office organized the public debate in Baku. The topic of the discussion was: “Gender as an issue of academic discourse in Azerbaijan”.