Old Azerbaijani Alphabet course to be organised at House of Literators
A one-semester course on the "Old Azerbaijani Alphabet" will be organised at the "House of Writers" located in Icherisheher from the beginning of 2024, Azernews reports.
Participants of the course, designed for ten pupils of the first reception class, will learn the basic rules of the old alphabet with Arabic script used in Azerbaijan until 1929, while acquiring reading and research skills. manuscripts and engravings, periodicals and various literary samples of the relevant period.
From mid-January 2024, training sessions will take place on Wednesdays and Fridays at 16:00-18:00 at the Writer's House.
Candidates may complete the application form at https://rb.gy/usjsp by 20 December . Preference will be given to researchers in history, philology, journalism and library science. The cost of the course will be covered by donations from the Adibin Evi Literature Support Fund. Those who have successfully completed the course will receive a certificate.
Since the restoration of independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan, activities have been intensified in the direction of studying the old Azerbaijani alphabet in order to study our rich history and literature, protect our heritage and pass it on to future generations. "Adibin Evi" will support these efforts on its own initiative.
It should be noted that "Writer's House" is the address where Mir Jalal, a prominent representative of the history of national literary and artistic thought of the twentieth century, writer, scholar and educator lived in Icherisheher in 1929-1941. The "Writer's House" Literature Support Foundation operating here carries out activities on research and propaganda of Azerbaijani literature, history, culture and literary heritage.
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