Politics

The Ethnic Riots of 1905 and 1918 in Baku and Their Origins

Edited from: “Baku: From Cosmopolitan City to National Capital of Azerbaijan”
by Shamkhal Abilov, Qafqaz University

Keywords: Baku, ethnic riots, Musavat, Shaumian, Dashnak Party, March Events, the Wild Division

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Armenian Revolutionaries

Edited from: “‘The Caucasus is in the Hands of Revolutionaries’: Circulation, Connections, and the Caucasian Armenians”
by Houri Berberian, California State University, Long Beach

Keywords: revolutionaries, ARF, socialist, Caucasus, Iran, Ottoman, Dashnaktsutiun, Rostum, Duman, Khachaturian, mujahidin, Caucasus, Iran, Russia, Khecho

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Socialism and Armenian Revolutionaries

Edited from: “‘The Caucasus is in the Hands of Revolutionaries’: Circulation, Connections, and the Caucasian Armenians”
by Houri Berberian, California State University, Long Beach

Keywords: socialism, revolutionary, nationalism, Ottoman, European, Iran, Russia, Armenia, Marxist

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Orthographic and Political Literacy

Edited from: “Mountains of Letters: Tracing Literacy Across the Early Soviet South Caucasus”
by Jeremy Johnson, University of Michigan

Keywords: orthographic literacy, political literacy, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Soviet

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Nation Building and the Dekada

Edited from: “The Dekady of the Art of the Caucasian Republics, 1937-1944”
by Isabelle Kaplan, Georgetown University

Keywords: dekady, nationalities policy, Soviet, Stalin, imagined community, Moscow, Azerbaijan

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Participation of Azeribaijan and Georgia in the Dekady

Edited from: “The Dekady of the Art of the Caucasian Republics, 1937-1944″
by Isabelle Kaplan, Georgetown University

Keywords: dekada, socialism, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Stalin, opera, Ker-oglu, Arshin Mal Alan, Leyli & Mejnun, Nizami

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Music as a Universal Language

Edited from: “The Dekady of the Art of the Caucasian Republics, 1937-1944”
by Isabelle Kaplan, Georgetown University

Keywords: dekady, Soviet, opera, Druzhba Naradov, campaign, Moscow, music, nationalities policy, Armenia, Azerbaijan

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Molla Nǝsrǝddin: A Satirical Magazine

Edited from: “Snoopy and the Mulla, or No Laughing Matter?”
by Edward J. Lazzerini, Indiana University

Keywords: Molla Nǝsrǝddin, Azerbaijan, satire, social criticism, archetype

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Kurds

Edited from: “Offences of the National Memory: Political Orientation and Ethnic Identity in the Soviet Azerbaijan”
by Shalala Mammadova, Baku State University

Keywords: Kurds, history, Soviet government, Turkey, Azerbaijan

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Unity and Division: Azerbaijan in the 2012 Eurovision Song Context

Edited from: “‘Light Your Fire!’: Armenia and Azerbaijan in the Eurovision Song Contest”
by Alyssa Mathias, University of California, Los Angeles

Keywords: babalan, duduk, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Eurovision, Garabagh, political, music

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Humor and the Expression of Dissent in the Arts of Azerbaijan

Edited from: “Incongruent Strategies: Engagements with Humor and Identity in Contemporary Azerbaijani Art”
by Monica Steinberg, City University of New York

Keywords: Europe, humor, Huseynov, Alakbarov, Rasulov, censorship, arts, Azerbaijan, social contract

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Humor and Illusion: Bruce Lee and Bruce Lye

Edited from: “Incongruent Strategies: Engagements with Humor and Identity in Contemporary Azerbaijani Art”
by Monica Steinberg, City University of New York

Keywords: Huseynov, Bruce Lee, art, film, actor, Azerbaijan

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