‘The signing ceremony that took place at the University of Oxford

is comparable to the Contract of the Century in the field of science, education and culture for Azerbaijan’ Professor Nargiz Pashayeva   Baku, May 28, AZERTAC On May 23, 2018 a historic moment occurred in scientific, cultural and humanitarian fields between Great Britain and Azerbaijan. At the Clarendon Building the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, member of the American … Read More


PART-TIME ADMINISTRATOR REQUIRED FOR THE ANGLO-AZERBAIJANI SOCIETY – BASED IN LONDON The Society is seeking a part-time administrator to work directly for the Principal Director, London for 14 hours a week. This position is based in London. The job responsibilities are: • Communications Management – dealing the day-to-day running of the office – dealing/answering/distributing of e-mails, keeping diaries, answering public … Read More


NEW STRUCTURE FOR THE SOCIETY At the Society’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday 29th March 2018 it was Proposed and unanimously agreed that the new structure for the Society would be put in place with immediate effect. A ballot was held for the new positions within the Society and the following people have been elected: Dr. Ali Atalar – Principal … Read More

The Society’s 20th anniversary

The Society’s 20th anniversary Dinner at the House of Lords, Friday 8th December 2017. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]


Conratulations to Dr.Jeyhun Mammadov who was awarded The Azerbaijan President’s “Achievement Medal” which he received from The Health Minister Mr. Ogtay Shiraliyev on 27.06.2017. Dr.Mammadov was sponsored by Anglo-Azerbaijan Society and Azerbaijan House(London) last year for an attachment study at London’s Kings College University Hospital. During his visit, he studied the modern ways of prevention and treatment of Thalassaemia which is … Read More

Professor Nargiz Pashayeva receives “Nizami Ganjavi Gold Medal”

By Laman Ismayilova The Presidium of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) has awarded recipients of “Nizami Ganjavi Gold Medal of the Republic of Azerbaijan” at its general meeting on April 28. Corresponding member of ANAS, professor Nargiz Pashayeva was awarded “Nizami Ganjavi Gold Medal of the Republic of Azerbaijan” for her exceptional role in establishing Oxford Nizami Ganjavi … Read More

BP Presentation – 25 years in Azerbaijan

The Society is co-hosting an event with BP on Monday 22nd May 2017 at the BP offices at No. 1  St. James’s Square, London, SW1Y 4PD commencing at 5.00 p.m. The programme for the evening: Professor Nargiz Pashayeva, Co-Chairman, The Anglo-Azerbaijani Society will welcome guests and talk about the culture of Azerbaijan; Ms Emily Olsen, Vice President Communications & External … Read More

The Launch of the British Foundation for the Study of Azerbaijan and the Caucasus

On the 25th January Professor Pashayeva, Chair of the Trustees of the British Foundation for the Study of Azerbaijan and the Caucasus  (BFSAC) launched the foundation at the V&A Museum in London.   The event was attended by the foundation’s trustees;   Lord Bruce, Professor Robert Hoyland, Professor Robert Gleave and Professor Andrew Peacock, together with many of Professor Pashayeva’s colleagues from … Read More


Money from the Fundraising Event in Baku – raised in excess of 80,000 AZN for United Aid for Azerbaijan. It was reported in our last newsletter, that the proceeds from the fundraising event held in Baku at The Four Seasons Hotel on 20th October, 2016 raised around 60,000 AZN – in fact the Society received further sponsorship funding and donations! … Read More

Mr. James Kirby visits The Bul Bul School of Music in Baku…

Mr. James Kirby, a teacher from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, visited The Bul Bul School of Music in Baku to give some of their students a masterclass in piano. James Corby as a solo and chamber musician performs regularly in Europe, the US and Asia, as well as in the UK at festivals Wigmore Hall, and … Read More