An event dedicated to the 880th birthday of the great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Nizami Ganjavi took place today in Moscow, in the BIBLIO-GLOBUS House of Commerce. The conference âHumanistic Ideas of Cultural Traditions of Russia and Azerbaijan and the Challenges of Our Timeâ was organized by the Eurasian Association for International Development (EIDA) and the Literaturnaya Gazeta publishing house with the participation of the Festival young poets from Mtsyri.
The event aimed to study the influence of humanistic and spiritual traditions on modern social relations in Russia and Azerbaijan, sharing experience on their preservation and development in the face of the challenges of the postmodern era, reports Vestnik correspondent. Kavkaza.
A round table of literary academics and specialists in public and international relations and a literary festival “Words from the heart …” with the participation of poets, musicians and writers were organized within the framework of the conference.
The roundtable was organized within the framework of Literaturnaya Gazeta’s special project “The Present Past”. The event was attended by the Goodwill Ambassador of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Elchin Askerov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of EIDA Elshad Iskenderov, Editor-in-Chief of the Literaturnaya Gazeta Publishing House Maxim Zamshev, Chief of the Mtsyri project, President of the Russian Literary Society Alexander Chistiakov, President of the BIBLIO-GLOBUS Trading House Boris Yesenkin.
The lecture was also attended by the director of the Khudozhestvennaya Literatura Publishing House Georgy Pryakhin, academician ANAS, director of the Institute of Manuscripts Teymur Karimli, Doctor of Philology, Scientific Secretary of the Institute of Manuscripts Azizag Najafli, the observer of the Kommersant publishing house, Sergei Strokan, poet Danil Fayzov.