Cogitatio est libertas

Elita yoxluğu problemi haqqında bəzi mülahizələr

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Edmund Qetier: “Əsaslandırılmış doğru inam bilikdirmi?”

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Russia's Need for and Fear of Migrants

Those citizens of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) member states who are illegally living and working in Russia have been required to leave the country by June 15, 2021....

The Main Trend of 2020: State Charitable Funds. What Came of Them?

In the economic life of Azerbaijan, 2020 was marked by the establishment of various state funds (actually charitable funds). Although the activities of these funds were short-lived, they had a...

Is the Political Status of Nagorno-Karabakh That Important?

The question of the political status Nagorno-Karabakh has been at the centre of the conflict since it emerged in 1988. Yet, as the conflict enters a new phase the contours...

The Riddle of Karabakh’s Status

In this article, I will first examine the status discussions which preceded the 44-day Second Karabakh War. Then I will look at Russia's previous peacekeeping activities and share my views...

The Azerbaijani Banking Sector During Pandemic and War

As it was for other sectors of Azerbaijan’s economy, 2020 was full of hardships for the banking sector. On the one hand, the reduction of economic activity to a minimum...

The Second City Effect in Balanced Regional Development: a Socio-Economic Portrait of the Second-Tier Cities in Azerbaijan

In his book, The Rise and Fall of Nations, Ruchir Sharma, head of emerging markets at Morgan Stanley, a US transnational financial institution, notes that the second city phenomenon has...

Why Is It Impossible To Measure the Quality of Housing in Azerbaijan?

It is easy to measure the quantity of housing in Azerbaijan because, according to the reports submitted by various agencies (construction companies, property registrars, local executive bodies, etc.), it poses...

The Azerbaijani Government’s Islamic Rhetoric During the Six-Week War in Karabakh

In September 2020 war broke out between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh. It lasted approximately six weeks and resulted in Azerbaijan regaining control over the vast majority of the territories...

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...

EVENT
İntellektual tarixə giriş

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OTHER
A Response to Elmir Mirzoev's...

In his recent article “Argumentum ad ignorantiam”, Elmir Mirzoev describes what he sees as the...

ECONOMY
Azerbaijan’s Participation Opportunities in the...

The service sector is usually ignored during the public debate on how to reduce Azerbaijan’s...

OTHER
Hilas və Filonus arasında üç...

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ECONOMY
Rising Salaries, a Changing Budget,...

On June 18, Azerbaijan’s president issued 17 different orders increasing salaries. One of those orders...

OTHER
Əkizlər datası kontekstində təhsilin gəlirliliyi

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OTHER
Elita yoxluğu problemi haqqında bəzi...

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SOCIETY
Funding Higher Education: Student Demand...

Although the closure of educational institutions due to the coronavirus pandemic has excluded many students...

DISCUSSION
Bakı Araşdırmalar İnstitutu: Siyasi ideologiyalar...

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RELIGION
Muharram commemorations in the southern...

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

ECONOMY
SOCAR: Big Problems at the...

At an online meeting on August 6 between President Ilham Aliyev and several ministers on...

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
Nationalism: Its Conservative, Liberal, and...

Historically, people have been loyal to their ancestral traditions, native lands, defined territories, and existing...

SOCIETY
Nietzsche and Myths About Karabakh....

“The truth is always implausible… To make the truth more plausible, it's absolutely necessary to...

SOCIETY
Subcultures in Soviet Azerbaijan

Beginning in the second half of the last century, a complex social phenomenon known as...