Lagan – The Curious Caspian Town That Nobody’s Heard Of
A prize-winning Caspian park design brings new attention to the wannabe port town, home to Europe’s biggest Buddhist statue. Welcome to Lagan – a little place with big dreams.
The Fascinating Graveyards of Shamakhi
Photographer Orxan Azim visits three very different cemeteries around the Azerbaijani city that was once a great regional capital.
The ‘Spirit Wrestling’ Doukhobors – Tracing a Russian Religious Sect’s Journey through the Caucasus to Canada
Azerbaijani Georgians Seek Recognition of Their Culture
Azerbaijanis, the largest ethnic minority in Georgia, say that Tbilisi neglects their culture while Baku tries to co-opt it. Now they are claiming it for themselves.
Why Georgia Reminds Me of Scarlett O'Hara
“Scary Azeri” on her first first trip to Georgia – is it really more beautiful than Azerbaijan?
Am I Too Azeri for the TikTok Dance Generation?
Standing like that, with no inhibitions, not at all intimidated or worried about looking ridiculous- which in fact, she for sure did – who can do this
Languages in Close Proximity: Armenian & Azerbaijani
The mutual influence of Armenian and Azerbaijani, as well as other languages in the region, mainly including Iranian, Semitic and Caucasian languages, becomes evident when we take a look at shared vocabulary and even common grammatical aspects.