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Rector of Baku branch of Lomonosov Moscow State University Nargiz Pashayeva meets Professor at Oriental Institute of University of Oxford Edmund Herzig in London

Baku, April 10 (AZERTAC). Rector of Baku branch of the Lomonosov Moscow State University Nargiz Pashayeva has met Professor at Oriental Institute of the University of Oxford Edmund Herzig in London, AZERTAC reports citing Trend News Agency.

They discussed the issues related to the establishment of the Scientific Center of Azerbaijan and Caucasian Studies after Nizami Ganjavi at the University of Oxford.

They also discussed the organization of a visit of several professors at the University of Oxford to Azerbaijan this summer invited by Baku branch of the Lomonosov Moscow State University. The trip will see the professors hold discussions with Azerbaijani counterparts, give lections to the country`s scientific community and students, and also visit historical landmarks.

Together with Professor Nargiz Pashayeva Edmund Herzig initiated the establishment of the Scientific Center of Azerbaijan and Caucasian Studies after Nizami Ganjavi at the University of Oxford.

Work is underway to define priority areas of activity of the Center, which is praised as a long-term and monumental project, its scientific resource base and development prospects, and also to determine its program of activities, including priority research projects, events, educational trips, and scholarships.

The Scientific Center of Azerbaijan and Caucasian Studies after Nizami Ganjavi was set up on October 28, 2013 by Professor Nargiz Pashayeva and the Oriental Institute of the University of Oxford when Professor Nargiz Pashayeva visited London.

During the visit Professor Nargiz Pashayeva signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Liesl Elder, Director of Development at the University of Oxford, to establish the Center.

 

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