The online meeting of the department
“Department of Southern Azerbaijan” was held
On the 16th of April, 2020 at the online meeting of the department “Department of Southern Azerbaijan” of Institute of Folklore ANAS the problems such as the importance of the motto “We are strong together” about the Coronavirus Covid-19, the presentation of the new books and the scientific reports of the collaborators of the department.
The head of the department “Department of Southern Azerbaijan”, Doctor of Sciences Matanat Amrahova described it as a necessity for every citizen to comply with the requirements set forth in the fight against Coronavirus.
M.Abbasova informed about the activity of the department within the framework of the plan works for the first quarter of the year and noted that the 9th volume of the Southern Azerbaijani folklore samples was perfectly prepared for publication. Speaking about the collection of a good part of the folklore materials of the next volume (the 10th book), the head of the department gave the necessary recommendations and advice, commenting on the work of Giymat Maharramli and Sabuhi Badalov (transliteration, editing), Lala Badirova, who wrote the listening materials, Ramiz Alakbarov, Saadat Aliyeva and Lala Rzayeva, who carried out the collection, correction and editing of these materials at the same time.
M.Abbasova also drew attention to the successful work of Soltan Soltanli and Naila Abilova in the field of translation of folklore materials into Russian in the placement and promotion of printed materials on the site, she stressed that this activity would help to collect and publish samples of South Azerbaijani folklore in a more complete and organized way.
Concluding the online meeting, M.Abbasova considered the activity of the department’s employees during the first quarter of the year satisfactory and wished the employees greater enthusiasm and success in conducting valuable scientific research during their stay at home.