Web-site www.folklor.az
 
Address AZ1001, Azerbaijan Republic, Baku city, Icharishahar, Kichik Gala, 8 sidestreet, 31 
Phone (+994 12) 4929248
Fax (+994 12) 4929314, 4981621
E-mail azfolklor@yahoo.com
Director Mukhtar Kazim oglu Imanov

Office phone: (+994 12) 4929314

Mob.: (+994 55) 2461577

Fax: (+994 12 ) 4981621

E-mail: muktarkazimoglu@gmail.com

Deputy directors For scientific affairs

Oruj Sohrab oglu Aliyev

PhD in philology, associate-professor

Office phone: (+994 12) 4988108

Mob.: (+994 55) 7644420

Fax: (+994 12) 4981621

For general affairs

Abuzar Yavar oglu Gulmammadov

Office phone: (+994 12) 4929248, (+994 12) 4981621

Mob.: (+994 55) 6353002, (+994 70) 6353002

Scientific secretary Elchin Huseynaga oglu Abbasov

PhD in philology, associate-professor

Office phone: (+994 12) 4929248

Mob.: (+994 55) 7017704

Fax: (+994 12) 4981621

E-mail: elcinabbasov@yandex.ru

Establishment history Folklore Institute began its activity in 1994 on the base of Literature Institute named after Nizami ANAS as Scientific Cultural Centre “Folklore palace”. During the first years the Centre consisted of sections such as “Azerbaijan folklore”, “Folklore of Turkic nations”, “Ashug activity” and “Computer centre” and in 2000 with the 1300th anniversary of “Kitabi Dede Gorgud” it riched with the department “Gorgud-study”. From 2003 it became the independent structure unit of ANAS as Folklore Institute.  
Basic activity directions  Collecting Azerbaijan folklore and mythological texts from all regions of the republic and foreign areas where Azerbaijanians live in compact, documenting, scientific classification, making catalogue, compiling and publishing; investigating the variants and sources of folklore texts, explaining the growth characters of Azerbaijan folklore in historical chronological in succession and investigating the theoretical problems, studying the local, regional, ethnic, national and universal characters and relations of Azerbaijan folklore, creating the rich folklore anthology, folklore and myth texts volumes of Azerbaijan regions, preparing the history of folklore, mythology and folklore-study in many volumes.  
Main scientific achievements  1. I.Abbasli. Spreading and influence problems ofAzerbaijan eposes. Baku, Nurlan, 2007.

2. M. Kazimoglu. Double-facing of character in folklore. Baku, Elm, 2011.

3. F. Bayat. Turkic tekke (Sufizm) literature. Baku, 2011.

4. Ch. Mehdizade. The school of saz. Baku, Elm ve tehsil, 2012.

5. Garabag: folklor is also a history. Folklore samples of Garabag, in 9 volumes, Baku, 2012-2014.

6. Haydar Aliyev heritage and the actual problems of Azerbaijan folklore-study, Baku, Nurlan, 2013.

7. I. Rustamzade. Plot indicators of Azerbaijani tales, Baku, Nurlan, 2013.

8. T. Hajiyev. “The book of Dede Gorgud”: the first written text-book of our history, Baku, Elm ve tehsil, 2013.

9. A. Asger. The activity of Oghuzname, Baku, Nurlan, 2013.

Total number of employees 211
Structural subdivisions {sublist}

Scientific Council:

-       chairman

-       secretary

-       members

 

Doctor of Sciences Mukhtar Kazim oglu Imanov

Ph.D. Oruj Sohrab oglu Aliyev (deputy)

Ph.D. Elchin Huseynaga oglu Abbasov

Doctor of Sciences Ramazan Oruj oglu Gafarli

Doctor of Sciences Fuzuli Kheyrulla oglu Gozalov

Doctor of Sciences on Art-studyNaila Rasim gizi Rahimbayli

Doctor of Sciences Seyfaddin Gulverdi oglu Rzayev

Ph.D. Afzaladdin Dagbayi oglu Asgerov

Doctor of Sciences Kamran Imran oglu Aliyev

Ph.D. Rza Zeynal oglu Khalilov

Ph.D. Elkhan Huseyngulu oglu Mammadov

Ph.D. Agaverdi Sarkhan oglu Khalilov

Ph.D. Aziz Yusif oglu Alakbarli

Ph.D. Adil Savalan oglu Jamilov

Ph.D. Matanat Mashallah gizi Abbasova

Ph.D. Nizami Murad oglu Mammadov

Ph.D. Ilkin Fariz oglu Rustamzade

Ph.D. Nail Mahabbat oglu Gurbanov

Ph.D. Tahir Talib oglu Orujov

Ali Huseyn oglu Shamilov

Council of  Young Scientists and Specialists:

-       chairman

-       secretary

-       members

 

Ph.D Nail Gurbanov (chairman)

Ph.D. Fidan Gasimova (deputy)

Ph.D. Sabina Isayeva (secretary)

Ph.D. Nigar Hasanova

Ph.D. Leman Suleymanova

Ph.D. Ilkin Rustamzade

Ph.D. Aposh Valiyev

Ph.D. Khayala Agayeva

Ph.D. Sonmez Abbasli

Ph.D. Zumrud Semedova

Aynura Safarova

Gulnar Osmanova

Hikmet Guliyev

Safa Garayev

Dissertation Council

-       chairman

-       deputy chair

-       scientific secretary

-       members

 

Doctor of Sciences Mukhtar Kazim oglu Imanov

Doctor of Sciences Seyfaddin Gulverdi oglu Rzayev

Ph.D. Afag Khurram kizi Ramazanova

Doctor of Sciences Fuzuli Kheyrulla oglu Gozalov

Doctor of Sciences Seyfaddin Hamza oglu Ganiyev

Doctor of Sciences Kamran Imran oglu Aliyev

Doctor of Sciences Jalal Mirzaga oglu Mammadov

Doctor of Sciences Ramazan Oruj oglu Gafarli

Doctor of Sciences Khatira Badraddin gizi Bashirli

Doctor of Sciences Kamil Huseyn oglu Allahyarov

Doctor of Sciences Maarifa Huseyn gizi Hajiyeva

Doctor of Sciences Jalal Abil oglu Gasimov

Doctor of Sciences on Art-study Naila Rasim gizi Rahimbayli

Doctor of Sciences Sahar Hidayat gizi Orujova

Ph.D. Afzaladdin Dagbeyi oglu Asgerov

Trade Union:

-       chairman

-       deputy chairman

-       secretary

-       bureau members

 

Tahir Orujov

Gulnaz Aliyeva

Vusala Karimova

Nizami Mammadov

Afag Ramazanova

Tajir Gurbanov

Agaverdi Khalilov

Naila Rahimbeyli

Rza Khalilov

Sonmez Abbasli

PR responsible person Elchin Galib oglu Imamaliyev 
Doctors of sciences 
PhDs