Omar Faig Nemanzadeh (1872–1937)

by Ulvi Pepinova, January 25, 2021

Modernist movement in the Islamic world

Muslim-majority countries at the fin de siècle are often portrayed in the Western media as backward, religiously conservative, violent and anti-Western. This mainstream perspective that has shaped the Western views of the Muslim World…


Documenting destruction of Azerbaijani cultural heritage

Part 3 — Total Annihilation: Aghdam / Ağdam

[Editor’s note: this is Part 3 of a series of contributions concerning preservation of Azerbaijani (broadly conceived) cultural heritage sites.]

By AzStudies Collective, December 30, 2020

Suggested citation: AzStudies Collective. 2020. “Total Annihilation: Aghdam / Ağdam.” In Documenting destruction of Azerbaijani cultural heritage: Part 3. Medium.com, December 30.

The city…


Part 2: Counting secular cultural loss: Shusha

[Editor’s note: this is Part 2 of a series of contributions concerning preservation of Azerbaijani (broadly conceived) cultural heritage sites.]

By AzStudies Collective, December 26, 2020

Suggested citation: AzStudies Collective. 2020. “Counting secular cultural loss: Shusha.” In Documenting destruction of Azerbaijani cultural heritage…


Azerbaijani cultural heritage

[Editor’s note: this is Part 1 of a series of contributions concerning preservation of Azerbaijani (broadly conceived) cultural heritage sites.

Part 1. Islamic / Azerbaijani Mosques

Context

While there has been an interest in and calls for preservation of Armenian heritage in and around Upper Karabakh (Dağlıq…

AzStudies Collective

This site aims to publish scholarship & essays on Azerbaijan’s history, culture & politics. Managing editor: F.Guliyev

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