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Public Talks and Presentations

Public Lectures and Presentations by Parvin Ahanchi

 

“Witnessing Conflict and Occupation in Garabagh: Contributions of Oral History: The case of Azerbaijani IDPs of Garabagh”. The 16th Annual ASN World Convention. Harriman Institute, Columbia University, NY, April 15, 2011.

 

“Comparative societal impact:”Contract of Century (21st)” vs First Oil Boom (20th Century) in Azerbaijan”. VIII World Congress of the International Council for Central and East European Studies in Stockholm 26-31 July 2010.

 

“ADR – Islamic Transcaucasia Shiites and Sunnites Ecclesiastical Boards:

Intertwining the History on National Identity”.  Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy. Third Annual PhD Workshop. Baku, 19-21, December 2010

 

“Comparative societal impact:”Contract of Century (21st)” vs First Oil Boom (20th Century) in Azerbaijan”. VIII World Congress of the International Council for Central and East European Studies in Stockholm. 26-31 July, 2010.

 

“Occupation and Conflict in Azerbaijan”. San Hose Peace and Justice Center. June 22, 2010.

 

“Baku as a Twentieth-Century Hub: Oil, Migration, Diversity and Ethnicity in the South Caucasus in the early 1900s”. Azerbaijan Cultural Society of Northern California. Los Gatos, June 4, 2010.

 

“Pearls from the archives: On Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, Islam and National Identity”. The First Pax Turcica Conference Columbia University. New York, May 16, 2009.

 

“A Russian Education” and Ethnic Relations in the South Caucasus during the Crises of 1905 and 1918″. The 15th Annual ASN World Convention. Harriman Institute, Columbia University, NY, April 15, 2010.

 

(Coauthor Manouchehr Shiva). “Islam and Politics in the South Caucasus in Light of Azerbaijan Archival Materials (1872-1920)”.  The Association of Study Nationalities 2009 World Convention.  Columbia University, New York, April 11, 2009.

 

“Globalization, Oil Boom and Ethnic   Relations at the turn of the 20th Century in the Southern Caucasus”.  Armenian Studies Program, University of Michigan,   Ann Arbor. April 7, 2009.

 

“United States- Azerbaijan Relations since Independence”, 1991. San Jose State University,

Department of Political Sciences, March 11, 2010.

 

“The Armenian-Azerbaijanian conflicts of the 20th Century’s Effects on Cultural Heritage and Human capital”. 2010 Khojaly Commemoration & Pax Turcica U.S. Census Workshop. University of California Berkeley. February 19, 2010

 

“The Modern Oil boom in Azerbaijan and Energy Security in the Europe”. San Jose State University. Department of Political Sciences. February 12, 2009.

 

“Quantitative Analysis of the Conditions of Workers in the Baku Oil Industry at the Turn of the 20th Century (on the “Personnel Records of the Nobel Brothers’ Oil Producing Company)”. Caucasus Research Resource Center – Azerbaijan.  A Program of Eurasia Partnership Foundation.  Baku, October 1, 2009

 

“The Life of a Baku Oil Worker at the Start of the 20th Century.”  History  Club.  Western University,   Baku, September 17, 2009.

 

“Azerbaijan: A Historical Tour”.  Friendship  Force Group of Wisconsin Madison. Public Library, Madison. February, 3, 2009.

 

“The Nobel Brothers’ Oil Producing Company: Managing Ethnic Relations in the First Oil Boom of Azerbaijan”. The Central Asia Lecture Series cosponsored by the Central Asian Studies Program, the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA). University of Wisconsin-Madison. January, 29, 2009.

 

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Curriculum Vita

Parvin Ahanchi

E-mail: parvinahanchi@gmail.com

https://ahanchi.wordpress.com

http://karabakhhistory.wordpress.com/


Academic Positions

Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography

Leading Researcher

January 2008 – present
Head of Computer Historical Research Section

January, 1995-December, 2007

Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences

A.A.Bakikhanov Institute of History

Senior Researcher

1990 – 2009


Education

PhD in History

M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University

Department of History, 1990-1993

Dissertation Title

“Quantitative Analysis of the Conditions of Workers in the Baku Oil Industry at the End of the XIX and the Beginning of the XX Centuries” (on Personnel Files of the Oil Industrial workers of “Nobel brothers’ oil producing company”).

Junior History Researcher Certificate (equivalent to M.A.)
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences

Institute of History, 1987-1990

Teacher of History and Social Science Certificate (equivalent to B.A.)

Azerbaijan Pedagogical Institute

Department of History, 1980-1984


Fellowships

2008-2009 University of Wisconsin Madison, University of California Davis, Fulbright Scholar

2010 – February-June, San Jose State University of California, Visiting scholar

1996    Max-Plank-Institute of History, Visiting Researcher, 1996.

1995…Historical Informatics: European Model-95. Moscow State University

1994…Historical Informatics: European Model-94. Moscow State University

1993…Historical Informatics: European Model-93. Moscow State University

1992…Historical Informatics: European Model-92. Moscow State University


Research Interests

Nobel Brothers’ Oil Producing Company activity in developing Azerbaijani oil industry

the first and modern “oil booms” in Azerbaijan

Comparative Study of the Emergence of the Oil Industry in Azerbaijan and the U.S.A

Migration, ethnicity and inter-ethnic relations

Islam in the South Caucasus during the Russian Imperial and Early Sovietization Periods

Quantitative methods and computer applications in history

Oral history and History of Archiving in Azerbaijan


Languages

Reading/Writing/Listening/Speaking:  English, Russian, Azerbaijani, Turkish, Persian


Professional Affiliations

Association for the Study of Nationalities, 2009 –

Azerbaijan Association of Culture “SIMURG”, 2005 – present

Member the Editorial Board of Journal “Azerbaijan Archaeology and Ethnography”, (2003-2007)

Member the Scientific Consul of ANAS, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, (1995 -2007

International Association History and Computing, 1993 – present

Russian Association History and Computer, 1992 – present

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