A History of Political Shiism...

  Altay Goyushov and Kanan Rovshanoglu In recent years, Shiite religious groups have become important players in socio-political life in...

12 April /

A Response to Murad İsmayilov's...

In an opinion concerning the recent radicalization of Muslims and the emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and the...

9 February / Ilkin Huseynli

Authoritarian Patriarchy, Racism, and the...

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

7 February / Murad Ismayilov

Contradiction of Form and Content...

In August 2014 the government of Azerbaijan took, at first sight, a seemingly strange initiative − it outlawed serving any...

24 August / Turkhan Sadigov

A Brief History of Salafism...

  By Altay Goyushov and Kanan Rovshanoglu Introduction According to the “Oxford Islamic Studies Online”, Salafism was a reformist, modernist,...

8 August /

Islam and Youth in Azerbaijan

After the collapse of communist ideologies and regimes, a serious transformation of the values ​​of society have taken place in...

7 June / Nijat Mammadli

Azerbaijani Shi’is and the Arbaeen...

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

25 April / Kanan Rovshanoglu

Muharram commemorations in the southern...

Local Shi'ism existed in the southern regions of the Azerbaijani republic, and particularly as concerns the subject of this article,...

24 April / Araz Baghirov