Day archives: October 19th, 2021

Can Islamic Shrines’ Connection to Armenians Transform Azerbaijani Politics of Erasure?

Can Islamic Shrines’ Connection to Armenians Transform Azerbaijani Politics of Erasure?

An Islamic mausoleum built by an Armenian architect might offer a unique opportunity to embrace diversity. Last fall’s war in the South Caucasus, during which Azerbaijan violently procured most of its Soviet-era territories, has left many wondering whether the continued erasure of the region’s Indigenous Armenian cultural monuments can be prevented. While the haughty Azerbaijani government’s rhetoric and record could hardly …