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Discover Azerbaijan: from science to culture

Event date
Event time
19:00 - 21:00
Venue
Mansfield College
Mansfield Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3TF
Venue details

Lecture Auditorium

Event type
Other
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

The event consists of two parts: science and culture. The first part will be a presentation about the groundbreaking contributions by Azerbaijani scholars to the global science, general knowledge about Azerbaijan and commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Booklets about Azerbaijani scholars will be distributed to participants. In the cultural part, traditional Azerbaijani instruments will be played and songs will be performed by Azerbaijani artists. Alongside musical performances, general information about traditional Azerbaijani instruments will be presented. During the break in-between two parts, the guests will be treated to delicious traditional Azerbaijani sweets of shakarbura and pakhlava.

Part 1: Presentation (19:00-20:00 in Lecture Auditorium)
- General knowledge about Azerbaijan
- Azerbaijani scientists and their key global contributions
- Commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Azerbaijan
- General information about Azerbaijan Science Association

Part 2: Cultural performances (20:00-21:00 in Chapel/Dining Hall)
- Tar
- Kamancha
- Piano
- Viola
- Sari Gelin

Guest Speakers:
- Professor Nigar Hashimzade, PhD (Durham University)
- Dr Garib Murshudov (University of Cambridge)
- Dr Gulara Guliyeva (University of Birmingham)