GULIYEV Ahmad

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E-mail ahmad.guliyev@unive.it
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Struttura Dipartimento di Studi sull'Asia e sull'Africa Mediterranea
Sito web struttura: https://www.unive.it/dsaam

                                                 

EDUCATION

01/01/2003 – 31/12/2005       PhD studies

              Department of the medieval and early modern history of Azerbaijan, Institute of History, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan

Title of the PhD dissertation: “The socio-political situation of Azerbaijani Safavid state in the middle of the XVI century (According to the “Relazione di Persia” by Venetian envoy Michele Membre)”

                        Academic supervisor: Prof. Ogtay Efendiyev

                        Date of dissertation defense: 23 May, 2007

                        Degree awarded: 18 March, 2008

01/09/2000 – 31/05/2002       Master

                        Faculty of History, Department of History of African and Asian countries, Baku State University, Azerbaijan

                        Degree awarded: 22 August 2002, Honours diploma

01/09/1996 – 30/06/2000       Bachelor’s

                        Faculty of History, Baku State University, Azerbaijan

                        Degree awarded: 26 July 2000, Honours diploma

 

CURRENT POSITION

15/01/2019 – 14.01.2021       Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow. Project: “SAFVEN: West meets East in Venice:

Cross-cultural interactions and reciprocal influences between the Safavids and Venetians”.

Department of Asian and North African Studies (DSAAM), Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

 

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

01/01/2018– 14/01/2019       Associate Professor

              Department of the medieval and early modern history of Azerbaijan, Institute of History, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan

01/01/2015– 14/01/2019       Leading Research Fellow

           Department of the medieval and early modern history of Azerbaijan, Institute of History, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan

01/06/2014 – 31/12/2014      Senior Research Fellow

              Department of the medieval and early modern history of Azerbaijan, Institute of History, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan

01/01/2007 – 01/06/2014       Research Fellow

              Department of the medieval and early modern history of Azerbaijan, Institute of History, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan

01/03/2006 – 01/01/2007       Junior Research Fellow (full-time)

             Department of the medieval and early modern history of Azerbaijan, Institute of History, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan

01/05/2004 – 01/03/2006       Junior Research Fellow (part-time)

        Department of the medieval and early modern history of Azerbaijan, Institute of History, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan

 

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

01/10/2013 – 31/03/2014        Fulbright Visiting Scholar, The Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, USA

01/09/1998 – 31/05/1999        M.A. Rasulzadeh Award for excellence in education received from Baku State University, Azerbaijan

 

OFFICIAL OPPONENT OF A DOCTORAL DISSERTATION

18/05/2013                        Name of the doctoral fellow: Sh.N.Ismailov

Title of the PhD thesis: Socio – economic life of the Safavid state in the 80-90 years of XVII century (based on travelogues by Sanson and Engelbert Kaempfer). Faculty of History, Baku State University, Azerbaijan

 

REVIEW OF DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS

14/05/2013                        Name of the PhD student: M.Z.Aghalarov

Title of the PhD dissertation:  Azerbaijan in the system of international relations of XV-XVI centuries. The Institute of History, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan

02/03/2012                        Name of the PhD student: N.A.Mammadova

Title of the PhD dissertation:  The Ottoman Empire's policy for the Mediterranean Sea in the 30-60s of  the XVI century (on the materials of the Italian sources). The Institute of Oriental Studies, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan

04/06/2010                        Name of the doctoral fellow: D.M.Azimli

Title of the PhD dissertation:  Commercial relations of Azerbaijan with West European countries and Ottoman Turkey (II half of the XV and I half of the XVII centuries). The Institute of History, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan

 

BOOK REVIEWS

The emergence of the Safavid State (“Zühuri-dövläti-Säfäviyan”) transliterated and translated by Dr.Namig Musali, "Mutercim" Publishing house, Baku, 2013.

 

OTHER ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Editor of the English summary of the monograph titled“The reign of Shah Ismail I (According to “Tarikh-i alamara-yi Shah Ismail)” by Namig Musali, Baku, “Elm va Tahsil”, 2011, pp. 401-410.

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

01/03/2003 – 30/10/2003                    History teacher, Physics-Mathematics and Informatics Lyceum, Azerbaijan

 

ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

17/09/2009                  Co-organizer of a “Scientific-practical conference dedicated to the memory of Shah Ismail Khatai”. Baku, Azerbaijan.

 

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

05/09/2005 – 14/01/2019                    Member of a Young Researchers Council, Institute of History, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan

 

COMMISSIONS OF TRUST

01/10/2009 – 14/01/2019                    Reviewer, Institute of History, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan

 

MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

05/11/2013 – Present                           Member, Research Network “Azerbaijan Studies Group” Georgetown University, USA

21/06/2014 – Present                           Member, Research Network “Premodern Diplomats Network”

01/07/2019-  Present                            Member, Association for Iranian Studies (AIS)

PUBLICATIONS

Monograph (in Azeri)

XVI äsrin ortalarında Azärbaycan Säfävilär dövlätinin ictimai-siyasi väziyyäti (Mikel Membrenin "Säyahätnamä"si äsasında) The socio-political situation of Azerbaijani Safavid state in the middle of the XVI century (According to the “Relazione di Persia” by Venetian envoy Michele Membre)”. Baku, “Sharg-Garb” Publishing house, 2011, 192 p. ISBN 9789952347012, Library of Congress control no. 2012498734.

 

Book chapter (in Turkish)

"Venedik Sefiri Michele Membre’nin Seyehatname’sinde Safevi devleti" [Safavid state in“Relazione” by Venetian envoy Michele Membre] in Safevîler ve Şah İsmail edited by Ahmet Taşğın, Ali Yaman, Namiq Musalı. Istanbul, Önsöz Yayıncılık, 2014, pp. 257-268.

 

Articles in English

Safavid administrative system during the reign of Shah Tahmasp I (According to the “Relazione of Persia” by Venetian traveller Michele Membrе) // Institute of Folklore of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, “Scientific studies”, vol. XIII, Baku, “Seda”, 2005, pp. 238-246. ISBN-586874-032-7

Safavid Qorchi Corps // The Presidium of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, “Azerbaijan & Azerbaijanis”. Vol. 1-4, Baku, “Nurlan”, 2006, pp.203-208.

New Platforms for Cooperation between Civil Societies in the European Union and the Eastern Neighbours  (The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum and EU-Russia Civil Society Forum),  The Information Centre for International security, Volgograd, Russia.

“First generation Azerbaijani immigrants in the United States: socio-cultural characteristics and identity issues” // Khazar Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Volume 18, Number 2, 2015, pp.70-91 DOI: 10.5782/2223-2621.2014.18.2.70  ISSN: 2223-2613 (Print), ISSN: 2223-2621 (Online).

“The Ottoman fortification of Ganja and provincial administration of  Ganja-Qarabagh province in the late sixteenth century”// Journal of The Center for Ottoman Studies Ankara University (OTAM), Issue: 39, Spring 2016, pp.1-26,  DOI: 10.1501/OTAM_0000000682 http://dergiler.ankara.edu.tr/dergiler/19/2115/21870.pdf  

"The significance of the number ‘nine’ for the states and societies in the early modern Turkic empires”  Proceedings of the XVIIIth Turkish Congress of History, Ankara, 1-5 Ekim, 1-5 October 2018,  pp. 610-611.

 

Articles in Azeri

Venetian traveller Michele Membre and his “Relazione” // Institute of Oriental Studies named after Academician A. Bunyadov, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, “Scientific studies”, vol. VI, 1-2, Baku, “Nurlan”, 2004, pp. 187-191

Safavid army in the middle of XVI century according to “Relazione by Venetian traveller Michele Membre” / Proceedings of the Scientific Conference of doctoral students of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Baku, “Elm”, 2004, pp. 235-237.

Factors contributing to the failure of diplomatic mission of Venetian envoy Michele Membre // Ministry of Education of  Azerbaijan Republic, “Scientific studies”, vol. XII, Baku, “Seda”, 2004, pp. 257-262.

Personality of Shah Tahmasp I / Proceedings of the Scientific Conference of doctoral students of National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, Baku, “Elm”, 2005, pp. 179-180.

Ethnic and language belongings and holiday ceremonies of population of Azerbaijani Safavid state (According to the “Relazione of Persia” by Venetian traveller Michele Membrе)// Institute of Folklore of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, “Scientific studies”, vol.  XIV, Baku, “Seda”, 2005, pp. 450-457. ISBN-586874-032-7

The relation of Azerbaijani Safavid state with the neighbouring states in the middle of XVI century According to the “Relazione of Persia” by Venetian traveller Michele Membrе // «Renesans», quarterly scientific journal, # 3-4, Baku, “MBM”, 2006, pp. 72-75.

Architectural monuments of Tabriz city According to the “Relazione of Persia” by Venetian traveller Michele Membrе / Proceedings of the Scientific-practical Conference conducted to the memory of Shah Ismail Khatai. Baku, “MBM”, 2006, pp. 23-26.

Religious beliefs and ceremonies of Qizilbashs According to the “Relazione of Persia” by Venetian traveller Michele Membrе // Institute of Oriental Studies named after Academician A. Bunyadov, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, “Scientific studies”, vol. 1-4, Baku, 2006, pp. 384-387.

Safavid Numismatics of Shah Tahmasp I period (According to the “Relazione of Persia” by Venetian traveller Michele Membrе)// “History and its problems”, Vol. 4, Baku, 2006, pp.321-325. ISSN 1047

Artisanal production in Safavid state in the middle of XVI century According to the “Relazione of Persia” by Michele Membrе / Shah Ismail Khatai (Proceedings of the 4th Scientific-practical Conference). Baku, 2007, pp. 116-120.

Some positions in Azerbaijani Safavid state / “Dialogue -XXI century”. Scientific-social journal, vol. 3, Baku, 2008, p. 64.

Two letters on diplomatic relation between Azerbaijani Safavid state and Republic of Venice. Proceedings of the International Conference on “Middle East between past and future”, Baku, Azerbaijan:, 24 October, 2007. Baku, 2011, pp. 249-252.

The Safavid-Ottoman political relations during the reign of Shah Tahmasp I in Anglophone historiography “History and its problems”, Vol. 2, Baku, 2014, pp. 353-361. ISSN 1047.

Safavid-Mughal relations in the first half of the 17th century in Anglophone historiography, “Geostrategiya”, no.5 (35) September-October Baku, 2016, pp. 48-52.

The foreign policy of Azerbaijani Safavid state during the reign of Shah Ismail I in English-language historiography. “Geostrategiya”, no.1 (42) January-February Baku, 2018, pp. 10-13.

Aqqoyunlu-Ottoman relations in Anglophone historiography / “History and its problems”, Vol. 1, Baku, 2018, pp. 350-357. ISSN 1047.

Azerbaijani carpets of the Safavid period in English-language historiography / “Azerbaijani carpets”, Vol. 26, Baku, 2018, pp. 26-33.

“The relations between the Safavid Empire with European states in the beginning of the 17th century in English-language historiography / “Scientific news of Ganja State University”, Vol. 1, Ganja, 2018, pp.256-259.

“Safavid-Ottoman relations in the late 16 th and in the beginning of the 17th centuries in English-language historiography /  Osmanlı Araştırmaları 2, Doğu ve Batı Türklüğünün Ortak Tarihî Devirleri ve Münasebetleri TOPLUM VE EKONOMİ, Editörler: Alaattin Aköz, Şahin Panahov, Doğan Yörük, Hüseyin Muşmal, Selçuk Üniversitesi Matbaası, Konya 2018, pp.156-167.

 

Articles in Russian

Sovremennoye sostoyaniye issledovaniy po istochnikovedeniyu istorii gosudarstva Sefevidov v Azerbaydzhane [The current state of research in studies on Safavid sources in Azerbaijan]. Proceedings of the International Conference on “"Education, Science and Culture of the Caucasus: Traditions and the Present", dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Ingushetia, Magas, Republic of Ingushetia (Russia), 7 February 2017. Magas, 2017, pp. 213-216.

Novyy istochnik po istorii Gosudarstva Sefevidov: «Tarikh» Sefevidskogo istorika Kasym-Beka Khayati Tebrizi [A new source on the history of the Safavid state: "Tarih" by the Safavid historian Qasem Beg Hayati Tabrizi]. Proceedings of the Fourth All-Russian (with international participation) readings dedicated to the memory of Professor Magomedov Rasul Magomedovich, 12 April, 2017, Makhachkala, Russia. pp. 150-151.

Nekotorie aspekti obmena darami mezhdu Sefevidskimi i Moskovskimi pravitelyami (konets XVI - nachalo XVII vv. ) [Some aspects of the gift exchanges between the Safavid and Moscow rulers in the end of the 16th and in the beginning of the 17th centuries]. Proceedings of the Fifth All-Russian (with international participation) readings dedicated to the memory of Professor Magomedov Rasul Magomedovich, 12 April, 2018, Makhachkala, Russia. pp. 144-146.

 

Translation works

Azeri translation with comments of English version of The Evolution of the Safavid Royal Guard by Haneda Masashi. Shah Ismail Khatai (Proceedings of the 10th Scientific-practical conference). Baku, 2009, pp.127-148.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Conference presentations:

“Safavid state according to the “Relazione” by Venetian envoy Michele Membre” at the International Symposium on “Shah Ismail and Safavids”, Istanbul, Turkey: 2009 (In English).

“Venetian traveler Michele Membrè on Ottoman Empire and its trade routes”. Abstracts of the 4th interim symposium of the International Committee for Pre-Ottoman and Ottoman Studies (CIEPO). Usak, Turkey, 2011, p. 63. (In English).

 “The Safavid-Ottoman relations during the reign of Shah Ismail I  in Anglophone historiography at the International Conference on “Shah Ismail I and Sultan Selim”, Baku, Azerbaijan: 5-6 April, 2013 (In Azeri).

  “Life and works of Fuzuli in researches of Western scholars”, The international conference on Fuzuli, Tabriz, Iran: 18-20 November, 2014 (In Azeri).

Guest lectures, invited talks and workshop presentations:

“Azerbaijani migration to the United States” Visiting Scholar Roundtable Series at European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, George Washington University, Washington DC, 27 February, 2014 (In English).

“Shia Brach of Islam”, Guest speaker at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, USA, 10 March, 2014 (In English).

 

LANGUAGES

Azerbaijani (Native)

English (Fluent)

Russian (Fluent)

Turkish (Fluent)

Italian (Advanced-C1)

Persian (intermediate reading)