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Folklore studies
Folklore studies research laboratory operates according to the order of the Ministry of Education No. 891 09.08.2001 and the order of the Rector of SSU No. 265/06 of 14.08.2001. It has been headed by 2001-2012 candidate of sciences in pedagogy Shamkhalil Mammadov and since 2014 PhD in philology, prof. Aslan Bayramov.
SRL has 1 professor, 1 researcher, 1 junior researcher and 2 senior laboratory assistants.
Professor Bayramov Aslan Ahmadkhan oglu - head of SRL
Guluyeva Sheyda Isa gizi - teacher, researcher, PhD
Isgandarov Balakishi Atakishi oglu - teacher, junior researcher, PhD student
Babayeva Aynura Nizami gizi - chief laboratory assistant, doctoral student
Rahtari Mahira Famil gizi - chief laboratory assistant, PhD student
3 PhD students and 1 doctoral student are engaged in scientific work in SRL.
Scientific directions of folklore research laboratory:
1) Poetics of epic genres in Azerbaijani folklore
2) "Kitabi-Dada Gorgud" as an eternal and rich source in art
3) Onomastic units used in folklore samples and their stylistic possibilities
4) Some problems of ashug creativity
5) The cults of trees, water, mountains, birds and horses in mythological thought
6) Reflection of folklore motifs in written literature
7) Sufism in Ozan-ashug poem
8) Research of Karabakh folklore
9) Theme of longing for homeland and martyrdom in Azerbaijani folklore
10) Local history issues in literature classes
The main scientific publications of SRL in recent years:
1) Mahmud Kashgari's "Divani dictionary-it turk", Agbaba dialect and proverbs
2) Dialect and dialectic words in the examples of Azerbaijani folklore (on the basis of bayati and proverbs)
3) Comparison of archaic genres spread in the folklore environment of Western Azerbaijan with the epos "Kitabi-Dada Gorgud"
4) Proverbs and sayings in Agbaba accent
5) Amin Abid's folklore activity
6) Methods, forms and types of extracurricular activities on literary ethnography
7) Opinions of prominent people about folklore
8) The incarnation of archaic genres in Goycha ashug poetry. Curses (Article II)
9) About some metaphors used in “Dada Gorgud” epos
10. The reflection of the names of clothes and decorations in the old books
11) Genre characteristics of oaths
12) Folk games in Azerbaijani folklore
13) Our main book - Dada Gorgud. Materials of the scientific conference (2014)
14) Some features of lyrical genres in the folklore environment of South Azerbaijan
15) Dada Gorgud as a symbol of wisdom in the Turkish lands
16) Ethnographic and onomastic lexical units transferred from Azerbaijani to Armenian.
17) Representation of names of clothes and ornaments in bayatis.
18) Azerbaijan onomastics, Baku, “AM (965)” LLC, 2015, 319 pages. (Textbook)
19) Sufism in the art of Ozan-ashug
20) M. Kashgari's "Divan" and Agbaba dialect
21) Folklore motifs in the works of Mikail Mushfig
22) Dictionary of Agbaba dialect, Sumgayit, “AM (965)” LLC, 2014, 278 pages.
23) The book “Songs of Agbaba” by the national poet B. Khalilzade (Baku, 2017) has been published.
24) Our historical tragedies: deportation, repression and genocide. Baku, “AM (965)” LLC, 2015, 416 pages.
25) Word wreath of Oghuz people: Aghbaba folklore. Baku, Zeka Print LLC, 2017, 568 pages.
26) ADR - 100. Poet of our national independence - Ahmad Javad
27) Folklore motifs in the works of Mustafa Chemenli
28) Children's tales in written literature
29) The origin of Azerbaijani riddles
30) Objection against death in lamentations
31) Ideas of Azerbaijaniism in fiction
32) The influence of folk creative traditions on the poetry of Mammad Aslan
33) Sufism in the creativity of Pir Sultan
34) Ashiq Alasgar and Karacaoglan
35) Cults and etc. in morphological thought.
36) Nowruz holiday in Aghbaba and Shorayel regions of Western Azerbaijan
37) Regional features of Tartar folklore
38) Poetics of children's folklore (lullabies, caress)
39) Our ethnic code - our names that keep the city of Shusha alive
40) Independent works of students in Azerbaijani language classes
41) Salimov's spiritual and moral degradation in M. Chamanli's story "Memory"
42) Reflection of spiritual and moral values in Mammad Aslan's children's poems
43) Deportation of Crimean Turks and genocide of toponyms (oykonyms) considered our common ethnic code
44) Deportation of Crimean Turks and genocide of toponyms (oronyms and hydronyms) considered our common ethnic code
45) Some historical Azerbaijani toponyms in N. Ganjavi's poem "Iskandername"
46) He was a devotee of science (Professor Buludkhan Khalilov – 50)
47) Manifestation of multicultural values in the Republic of Azerbaijan
48) Kipchak Turks in N. Ganjavi's poem "Iskandername"
49) The onomastic units used in Ashiq Alasgar's poems and their stylistic poetic possibilities
50) Political lyrics in the creativity of Ashiq Alasgar
51) Similar motifs in Azerbaijani and Anatolian "ashug" poetry
52) Ahmet Javad, proclaimer of our national independence - 130
53) Expression of grammatical concepts in children's poems
54) Examples of Tartar folklore
55) The embodiment of national and moral values in Karabakh folklore
56) People's poet Surkhay Daqiq
57) Artistic description and means of expression in children's poems of M. Aslan
58) M. Chamanli's approach to the Karabakh problem
59) Sufism in love stories
60) Searching for a new hero in the work of Mustafa Chamanli
61) History through the filter of the literary word (on the basis of M. Chamanli's historical novel "Angel of Death")
62) The psychological layer of the themes of deportation, longing for homeland and martyrdom in our stales
63) Oikonyms and anthroponyms in "Cameral description of Zangazur district"
64) Description of Azerbaijani life in Karabakh folklore
65) Opportunities of the teacher to use the means of artistic description and expression in the teaching of children's poems
66) Mythic semantics of the image of a giant in Azerbaijani fairy tales
67) Reflection of spiritual and moral values in the creativity of Mustafa Çamanli (based on the stories "Corridor" and "Desire")
68) The subject of Karabakh in the creativity of Mustafa Chamanli
69) Mythological motifs in Huseyn Javid's creativity
70) Similar phonetic structure types of Azerbaijani and Russian languages
71) The most productive two-syllable phonetic structure types of the Azerbaijani language
72) The key to our national and moral values (International Mother Language Day)
73) Words transferred from Azerbaijani and Turkish languages to other languages (Georgian, Persian, Bulgarian, Greek) and their linguistic features
74) Labor songs in Agbaba, Shoreyel and Panbak folklore of Western Azerbaijan
75) The psychological layer of the themes of deportation, longing for homeland and martyrdom in our "bayatis"
76) Dialect and onomastic lexicon of Deraleaz in the researches of Hasan Mirzayev
77) Criticism of the social environment in the Azerbaijani anecdote
78) Main activities of the Institute of Folklore
79) The place of the work "Spotted viper" in the development of the historical novel genre
80) Mythical essence of the "əyə" in Azerbaijani mythological texts
81) Characteristics of phonetic phenomena in 19th-20th century love poetry
82) Fanatic and guardian of our national moral values
83) The most productive two-syllable phonetic structure types of the Azerbaijani language.
84) The meaning of origin epos in All-Turkic folklore
11 books (8 textbooks) more than 100 articles and scientific conference materials, 1 monograph were published by the laboratory staff on various directions of folklore studies in the scientific-research laboratory.
1. Mammadov Sh.H. Folklore of Azerbaijan (Teaching material). Baku: Ziya-Nurlan, 2008, 326 p.
2. Bayramov A.A. Our historical tragedies: Deportation, repression and genocide (Textbook). Baku: "AM965" LLC, 416 p.
3. A.A Bayramov. Word wreath of Oghuz people: Aghbaba folklore. Baku: Zeka Print, 2017, 566 p.
4. A.A Bayramov. “Azerbaijan onomastics (textbook). Baku: AM-965, 2015, 317 p.
5. Collection of articles "Our main book Dada Gorgud". SSU, 2015 (Author and compiler of the foreword A.A Bayramov)
6. Book of poems "Songs of Agbaba" by folk poet Bakhtiyar Khalilzade. Baku: Zeka Print, 2017, 122 p. (compiler and editor A.A Bayramov)
7. Bayramov A.A., Bayramova A.A. Agbaba dialect dictionary (Teaching material). Sumgait: AM965, 2014, 280 p.
8. Bayramov A.A., Bayramova A.A. Agbaba dialect of the Azerbaijani language (Teaching material). Baku: Science and Education, 2020, 628 p.
9. Guliyeva Sh.I. National-moral values in Ashug creativity (Teaching material). SSU, 2006, 110 p.
10. Compilation and publication of the book of poems "Omür wafa gylsa" by the peoples' poet Mammad Saleh (author and editor of the foreword: Sh.I. Guliyeva)
11. Guluyeva SH.I. Prominent personalities about folklore (Textbook). Sumgayit: Editorial and publishing department of SSU, 2019, 149 p.
SRL employees have relations with the Institute of Literature of ANAS, the Institute of Linguistics and the Institute of Folklore studies, the faculty of Philology and Folklore studies laboratory of ASPU, the faculty of Philology and the department of Azerbaijan Folklore studies of BSU, the state library named after Akhundov.
From time to time scientific seminars and jubilee events were held in the folklore studies research laboratory and the press was informed about it:
Republican Scientific Conference on "Research, Promotion and Teaching of Azerbaijani Oral Folk Art" (2008)
M. Tahmasib as a folklorist (2011)
Scientific-theoretical conference on the 200th anniversary of the translation of "Kitabi-Dada Gorgud" into German (2015)
A round table called " Devoting himself to literature " on the occasion of the 135th anniversary of S. Mumtaz's birth(2019)
Anniversary event dedicated to the 200th anniversary of Ashig Alasgar (2021)
In addition to the above, folklore samples were collected and published in the newspaper of the university with the participation of students studying at the faculty of Philology. Students' scientific articles were also published through SSO.
Prof. Bayramov Aslan Ahmadkhan oglu member of the Union of Journalists of Azerbaijan since1998 was awarded: on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of his birth on March 20, 2007 by the order of the Minister of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan No. 11/23 "Badge of the leading educator of the Republic of Azerbaijan" Honorary Diploma of the International Diaspora Center of the Republic of Azerbaijan for his research in the field of history and culture, in connection with the 50th anniversary of SSU the "Taraggi" medal by the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on 16.XI.2012. In connection with the 75th anniversary of his birth he was awarded an honorary diploma of the rector of SSU.
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