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

FUNDRAISING EVENT IN BAKU

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

Executive Committee Meeting held on 17th November

Executive Committee Meeting held on 17th November  with Lord German – Co-Chair, London, Professor Nargiz Pashayeva – Co-Chair, Baku, Malcolm Day,  Richard Rippon-Swaine  David Skeels and Margaret Morris

Sponsored a trip for Dr. Jeyhun Mammadov

The Health Sub-committee of the Society, headed by Dr. Ali Atalar, sponsored a trip for Dr. Jeyhun Mammadov from the Thalassaemia Centre in Baku to visit Kings College Medical School Haematology Department with the specialist unit to look at the treatment and research of Thalassaemia in the UK. Dr. Mammadov began his clinical attachment at Kings College on the 19th … Read More

Fundraising Concert and Dinner

The Society held a fundraising concert and dinner on the 20th October 2016 at The Four Seasons Hotel in Baku hosted by Professor Nargiz Pashayeva Co-Chairman, Baku and Lord German Co-Chairman, London. Monies raised from the evening support the charity, United Aid for Azerbaijan, to continue their work at the Shagan and Saray homes for mentally and physically handicapped children, … Read More

Projects at the PH

THE PLAY AREA PROJECTS AT THE ORPHANAGE AT THE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL IN BAKU, AZERBAIJAN Every week for the last 12 years I have been visiting the Psychiatric Hospital for adults and children in Mashtaga village in Baku, Azerbaijan. For the most part I went on my own. Sometimes friends and anyone who would like to visit as well would join … Read More

Dunsterforce Presentation

This week, the Society hosted a talk by Mr. Alum Bati QC at the House of Lords.  Mr. Bati talked about  the story of Dunsterforce; In early 1918, the outcome of the Great War was so uncertain that the Allies feared they would lose. The Russian army had disintegrated. And the Brest-Litovsk Treaty, making peace between the Bolshevik government and the … Read More