Azerbaijani scientists participated in “I International Media and Islam phobia Symposium” in Turkey
On the 25th – 26th of May, 2021 “I International Media and Islam phobia Symposium” was held in the capital of the Republic of Turkey in Ankara by the presidency of Communications, Radio and Television Supreme Council of the Republic of Turkey (RTUK), presidency of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Turkey (TRT), Erjiyes University and the foundation for Policy, Economy and Community Studies (SETA). The International Symposium was one of the biggest events held in the Republic of Turkey in recent years, first of all, distinguished in terms of its grandeur. Thus, at the I International Symposium on Media and Islam phobia, President of the Republic of Turkey Rajab Tayyip Erdogan, Ministers, Heads of Committees and Influential Foundations and Organizations, as well as scientists, researches and politicians, theologians, Islamic scholars from about 30 foreign countries also participated. Two persons from Azerbaijan such as leading researcher of the department of Modern folklore of the Institute of Folklore of ANAS, PhD, Associate Professor Tahir Orujov and head of the department of Scientific planning and monitoring of the scientific organization of the Presidium of ANAS, Phd Vusal Zulfugarov were invited to the Symposium. 157 reports by the scientists and researchers from the foreign countries, as well as Azerbaijan were heard at the symposium, which lasted for two days.
PhD, Associate Professor Tahir Orujov made a report on the theme “In non-Western societies: Islam phobia in Muslim societies”.