The scientist was also awarded the Academy`s International Gold Star Prize
Baku, June 23, AZERTAC
Chair of the Department of History of the Caucasian Nations of Baku State University, Doctor of Science in History, professor, member of the Political Council of New Azerbaijan Party, Honored Teacher of the Republic of Azerbaijan, holder of the International "Socrates" Prize for her services in Science, Education and Innovations (Oxford, UK) Irada Huseynova has been elected as a full member (academician) of Ankara-based Turkic World Research International Academy of Sciences and awarded the Academy`s International Gold Star Prize.
Irada Huseynova is the author of the first doctoral thesis on "The role of Heydar Aliyev in establishing and strengthening the independent state of Azerbaijan" dedicated to the prominent statesman and political figure, national leader Heydar Aliyev. By defending her doctoral thesis, professor Irada Huseynova laid the foundation of a new branch of science - Heydar Aliyev studies. She has also authored a number of substantial research monographs and textbooks dedicated to the state and political activity of national leader Heydar Aliyev.
As a scholar specializing in Heydar Aliyev and Caucasian studies, professor Irada Huseynova has also authored about 300 scholarly works, including "For the sake of statehood" (Baku, 2001), "The guarantor of our independence" (Baku, 2003), "Founder of the independent state of Azerbaijan" (Baku, 2004) , "Heydar Aliyev - from the political leader to the national leader" (Baku, 2005), "History. Time. Reflections" I vol. (Baku, 2016) monographs, which are considered a fundamental contribution to Heydar Aliyev studies; "The history of the Caucasian nations" (Baku, 2006), "Heydar Aliyev and the peace process in the Caucasus" (Baku, 2008) fundamental textbooks in the field of the Caucasian studies; as well as the first “Encyclopedia of the history of the Caucasus" (Baku, 2010) in the post-Soviet Caucasus.
Professor Irada Huseynova has also compiled the general course programs (Baku, 1998; Baku, 2014) and a textbook (Baku, 1999) on the history of the Caucasian nations, "Heydar Aliyev and the peace process in the Caucasus" (in Azerbaijani, Russian and English languages, Baku, 2003), "Introduction to the Caucasian studies" (Baku, 2014), "Political system of the Caucasus" (in Azerbaijani and Russian languages, Baku, 2016), "Foreign policy of the Caucasus" (in Azerbaijani and Russian languages, Baku, 2016), "Arab countries of the Caucasus and Middle East" (in Azerbaijani and Russian languages, Baku, 2016), "Topical problems of the history of the Caucasus" (Baku, 2017), "Ilham Aliyev and the development of cooperation in the Caucasus in modern times" (Baku, 2017) masters` programs.
The product of professor Irada Huseynova`s long-term tireless work, the 1248-page (74 printed pages) fundamental textbook "The history of the Caucasian Nations" was published in 2018. Considered a valuable source, the textbook provides a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the social, economic, political life as well as culture, rich traditions, philosophical views, everyday life, national and moral values of the Caucasian nations from ancient times to the present day.
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