LECTURE- Parvin Ahanchi, Nobel Oil and Ethno-religious Relations in Baku, 1/29
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Please join us for this week's Thursday talk with Fulbright scholar
Parvin Ahanchi. This talk is part of the Central Asia lecture series,
sponsored by the Central Asian Studies Program and CREECA.
"Nobel Brothers' Oil Producing Company: Managing Relations among
Ethno-Religious Groups in the Baku Oil Industry"
Parvin Ahanchi, UW-Madison Fulbright Scholar and Senior Researcher at
the Institute of History at the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.
Date and Time: Thursday, January 29 at 4:00 P.M.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
About the speaker: Parvin Ahanchi holds a PhD in history from Moscow
State University, and is a Senior Researcher at the Institute of
History, as well as at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography at
the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. She is a specialist on
the on Nobel oil legacy, and in 2008-09 is a Fulbright scholar and
Honorary Fellow in the Central Asian Studies Program at the University
of Wisconsin, Madison. Dr. Ahanchi's research interests include
socioeconomic history; history of the emergence of the oil industry in
Azerbaijan and America; Islam in the South Caucasus during the
Imperial Russian period; quantitative methods and computer
applications in history.
About the lecture: This talk focuses on the Nobel Brothers' Oil
Producing Company as a giant among those in the late 19th- and early
20th centuries. The talk explores the company's policies towards
workers of different ethno-religious groups at the outset of the
twentieth century in Baku.
Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia
210 Ingraham Hall
1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706
on the web: http://www.creeca.wisc.edu
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