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Professor Khalili is elected to the Eurasian Academy and honoured with the prestigious Eurasian Legend Award

At a special ceremony in Baku, Azerbaijan, Professor Nasser D. Khalili was elected as a member of the prestigious Eurasian Academy and honoured with the Eurasian Legend Award for his contribution to art, culture and education.

Eurasian Academy is a learned society with the motto “Strive for Truth; Treasure Beauty”, and which represents and promotes achievements in the arts, sciences and humanities. It honours those members originally from the Caspian region who have made a significant, lifelong contribution to global society through their outstanding work in the arts, sciences and humanities. Members include the (late) Iranian-American scientist and inventor Ali Javan, Russian physicist Roald Sagdev, Turkish historian Halil Inalcik and Azerbaijani poet and mathematician Hamlet Isakhanli. The Academy comprises a maximum of 30 members at any given time, with a new member only being elected when an existing member is deceased.

Following the ceremony, a Gala Dinner was hosted by Khazar University, one of the leading private higher education institutions in Emerging Europe and Central Asia.

Click here for more details on the Khazar University website.