Project Summary

Deals with the borderland of the Soviet union and Iran inhabited by Turkic speaking Muslims. Determines what gave rise to Pan-Azerbaijanism, the movement for some form of unity of the two parts of the country divided by the Turjmanchai frontier, and the interaction of Pan-Azerbaijanism with the policies of Russia. Reviews Russia’s policy toward Iran (and the Middle East) and Azerbaijani national aspirations.

Previous Terms

Sep 01, 1980 - May 01, 1981 - Woodrow Wilson Fellow "Russian Azerbaijan, 1905-1920: The Emergence of a Nation"; Jul 01, 1979 - Aug 01, 1979 - Short Term Scholar "Russian Azerbaijan 1906-1920: The Rise of a Nation"