ASN opens new Azerbaijani language and history courses at Czech universities

8. Oct. 2015

Azerbaijan Student Network (ASN) initiated Azerbaijani language courses at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Ostrava. The new course, taught by an Azerbaijani lecturer Shebnem Asadova, is not limited to the Faculty of Philosophy but is available for students from all other faculties of the university. This week also has seen opening of the second year of languge courses, under the auspices of the ASN at the Charles … more

Meeting with the ambassador of Turkey to Germany

6. Oct. 2015

On the 23th of September Mr. Hüseyin Avni Karslioglu, the Ambassador of Turkey to Germany received the members of ASN in his office, together with the Embassy Counsellor Mr. Mert Özmert, who had participated in the inter-religious Iftar-Meal at Sehitlik Mosque in July. It was a friendly and easy-going conversation accompanied by Turkish tee and small treats. Mr. Hüseyin Avni Karslioglu belongs to one of the most prominent Turkish diplomates. … more

ASN representative assisted Azerbaijani Czech negotiations in Prague

25. Sep. 2015

On the 9-10th of September capital of the Czech republic hosted the third meeting of the joint intergovernmental commission for economic, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation between Azerbaijan and Czech republics . Azerbaijani delegation was led by Deputy Minister of Economy and Industry of Azerbaijan Sahil Babayev while the Czech delegation was headed by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Vladimir Bartl. Azerbaijan Student Network representative Eldar Valiyev also participated in … more

The project “The first steps in cancer research” continues successfully

4. Aug. 2015

The pilot project ”The first steps in cancer studies” is a start-up company support for young doctors of Azerbaijan who work in the field of cancer studies. The project is a product of the cooperation of „Vereinigung Aserbaidschanischer Mediziner in Deutschland e.V.“ and “ASN – Azerbaijan Student Network”. Furthermore, within the program, various academic cooperation projects have been established with research centers both in Azerbaijan and in Germany. Participants of … more

A story of continuity – new video traces the plot of Puccini’s Turandot to a 12th century Oriental poem

24. Jul. 2015

Few disagree that Puccini’s final opera Turandot ranks amongst his most famous and frequently staged pieces. Even those with little knowledge of opera will recognise the aria Nessun Dorma, sung by Prince Calaf as he promises to win over the Chinese princess Turandot’s heart from its opening chords. Despite this, few look at the sources for the plot. It is generally thought that Puccini came across the story when reading … more

The interesting discussion with Heiko Langner about current situation in the South Caucasus.

14. Jul. 2015

On 10th of July 2015, within the project “Talk & Cay” Heiko Langner visited ASN office in Berlin. Mr. Langner is a political researcher, working as research assistant for Katrin Kunert at the Left-Party (der Linken), who has been focusing his surveys for many years on the Caucasian region. One of his recent books “Krisenzone Südkaukausus: Berg Karabach, Abchasien und Südossetien im Spannungsfeld von Identität, Völkerrecht und geopolitischen Interessen” points … more