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Assessing Recent Government-Civil Society Interactions in Azerbaijan

In summer 2020, the foreign policy advisor to the President of Azerbaijan held a series of at least six meetings with domestic non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in a framework referred to...

Hilas və Filonus arasında üç dialoq

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Əkizlər datası kontekstində təhsilin gəlirliliyi

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Assessing Recent Government-Civil Society Interactions in Azerbaijan

In summer 2020, the foreign policy advisor to the President of Azerbaijan held a series of at least six meetings with domestic non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in a framework referred to...

Hilas və Filonus arasında üç dialoq

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How should self-government be established in the liberated territories?

The Azerbaijani government began work to restore life in the territories liberated in II Karabakh War (09.27.2020-11.10.2020). The government’s main task now is to ensure the return of the population...

Pandemic 2020: Key Outcomes for Azerbaijan's Economy

The year 2020 has already entered history as a year of a global pandemic, almost half of which was spent under a strict quarantine regime. No crisis has hit the...

How the 2008 and COVID-19 Crises Exacerbated the Failure of Modern-Day Capitalism

Among economists, it is common practice to compare and contrast economic crises, and to try to ascertain root causes and identify similarities with previous crises. Thus, if we take the...

Housing and Wealth Inequality in Azerbaijan: A Statistical Analysis of Real Estate Prices in Baku

Housing affordability is viewed by many as a way of assessing the socioeconomic stability of a country. Housing being one of, if not the largest expense for most households, the...

Muslim Believers in Azerbaijani Prisons

Among the political prisoners of Azerbaijan, religious believers have for a long time been the majority. According to the latest list of the Working Group on Political Prisoners, 49 out...

A Response to Murad İsmayilov's Authoritarian Patriarchy, Racism, and the Crisis of Knowledge: Towards a “De-Radicalization” of the Global Religious Space

In an opinion concerning the recent radicalization of Muslims and the emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), Murad Ismayilov makes a number of unsubstantiated assumptions...

Authoritarian Patriarchy, Racism, and the Crisis of Knowledge: Towards a “De-Radicalization” of the Global Religious Space

There has been much hype surrounding the alleged “radicalization” of Moslems, both across the post-Soviet space and globally. In recent years, the narrative of radicalization has tended to point to...

SOCIETY
Üç mədəniyyət

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SOCIETY
On Illegal Authority of Departments...

While the Soviet model has been renounced in many areas of property relations in Azerbaijan,...

SOCIETY
Maarifçilik, aydınlanma və psevdoaydınlanma haqqında

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ECONOMY
“Evdar məşğulluq”: İşsizləri udan sirli...

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RELIGION
Azerbaijani Shi’is and the Arbaeen...

Pilgrimage to the Kaaba, which is located in the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca, is...

ECONOMY
The Impact of Oil Price...

In the contemporary industrialized world, crude oil is still essential for economic development. Yet countries...

ECONOMY
Azerbaijan’s Rapidly Aging Automotive Fleet

The "golden decade" of oil wealth in Azerbaijan (2005-2015) was also marked by the rapid...

OTHER
Diskurs nəzəriyyəsi və siyasi analizə...

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ECONOMY
Azerbaijan 2030: A Vision of...

In 2012, the development concept "Azerbaijan 2020: A Vision of the Future" was ratified. In...

SOCIETY
Overlooked Youth: How Does National...

  Brief Study Report[i][ii] Through decades drug use has been one of the most stigmatized...

SOCIETY
35-Year-Old European Charter Obligations for...

October 15 marks the 35th anniversary of the opening of the European Charter of Local...

SOCIETY
The Taghiyev-Behbudov Affair: Conflict Among Caucasian...

On May 16, 1911, at about 3:15 in the afternoon, Lutfali bey Behbudov stepped out...

SOCIETY
Intellectual tradition, rationality, and freedom

"The mystical is not how the argument is, but that it is. (L. Wittgenstein: The...

ECONOMY
Foreign Direct Investment in Azerbaijan’s...

It is of particular importance for Azerbaijan, seeking to reduce reliance on oil and gas...

SOCIETY
Female Characters in Azerbaijani Cinema

In the 120-year-old Azerbaijani cinema, in contrast to women’s issues, male heroes as well as...