Institute of Geography named after Academician H.A. Aliyev, the Azerbaijan Geographical Society and the Executive Power of the Shamakhi region jointly organized a scientific-practical conference in Shamakhi on the topic “The role of N.K. Karamov in the development of landscape science and the study of travel geographers in Azerbaijan.
The event dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the famous landscape geographer, honored worker of science of Azerbaijan, doctor of geographical sciences, professor Nureddin Karamov was held in his hometown of Shamakhi. The conference was attended by employees of the Institute of Geography, teachers of geography of the region, public figures.
First, they laid flowers on his grave and offered up prayers for the soul of the scientist. Then the event continued at the Shamakhi Art Education Center.
Opening the conference, Director General of the Institute of Geography, Doctor of Geography Zakir Eminov spoke about the special role of Nureddin Karamov in the development of landscape research and the study of travel geographers in Azerbaijan, and his work in this direction. He spoke about Shirvani's book "Forty Years on the Road", dedicated to his life and work.
Speaking at the event, the head of the Executive Power of the Shamakhi region Tahir Mammadov greeted the guests and spoke about the role of Shamakhi in the development of Azerbaijani culture and science, the merits of a prominent scientist, compatriot Nureddin Karamov in the development of geography.
Employees of the institute, heads of departments, Ph.Ds. in geography Mirnukh Ismailov, Ismail Guliyev and Etibar Badalov spoke at the conference about the role of landscape studies in the development of geography and shared their memories of working with him.
The event ended with an exhibition dedicated to the scientist.