MEMORIES OF MY FATHER
It’s always difficult for me to write about my father because my whole childhood and all the time he was with us is painted in such bright
A Life of Moves and Partings: The Story of Ida and Bahadur
It started when my mum’s doctor colleague and friend told me: My grandmother is German.
SHOLLAR-BAKU: 100 YEARS OF THE LEGENDARY WATER PIPELINE
Supplying water to the populations of regions lacking natural water resources has been a critical issue throughout history, as the case of Baku
Khadija Alibeyova’s Light
While women in different corners of the world were campaigning for equal rights, those in Azerbaijan were trying to pave their way towards education.
SKETCHES IN TIME
Given the Azerbaijan guide’s low publishing budget I couldn’t afford to include many photographs so I sketched my own illustrations in
THE LAND WE CAME FROM
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) was a world-renowned explorer and archaeologist who was convinced that there might be connective links between the
RASULZADE AND THE IDEA OF A CAUCASUS CONFEDERATION (1926-1939)
The idea of a moral and political unification of the peoples of the Caucasus that emerged in the unique geopolitical circumstances of 1918 has its
How the Azerbaijan Oil Institute Fuelled the Red Army during World War II
In November 2015 the historic Azerbaijan State University of Oil and Industry celebrated 95 years (1920-2015). The following article explores its
Leyla Mammadbeyova Memories of the First Woman Pilot in the East
It was February 1931 when she made history. A woman sat behind the control wheel of a U1 (some say a U2) plane, with her long braids tucked under the
To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, Narmin Mahmudova presents 30 Azerbaijani women who made their mark on history.