Chairman of the Editorial Board

KONUL Y. BUNYADZADE

Ph.D. of the History of Philosophy
Correspondent Member of the
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
Head of Islamic Philosophy Department
Senior Researcher of the Institute of Philosophy
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
Shafahat Mehtiyev 129/40 AZ1148 Baku, Azerbaijan
Phone: 00 99412 537-24-96
Mob: 00994 50 320 80 25
Email:  bkonul885@hotmail.com

Personal data
Date of birth:           02.07.1974
Citizenship:            Azerbaijani
Languages:            Azerbaijani (native), English (fluent), Russian (fluent), Turkish
      (fluent), Arabic (reading)

Education
2002-2008 – Doctorate in the History of Philosophy, Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Law of the National Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan Republic.
1997-2001 – Candidate of Science in the History of Philosophy, Institute of Philosophy, and Law of the National Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan Republic.
1992-1997 – Oriental Faculty, Baku State University, Azerbaijan

Research Interests
Comparative Philosophy between the East and the West, Philosophy of Sufism, Philosophy of Islam, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Music, phenomenology.

Work experience
2018 - Head of Islamic Philosophy Department Employer: Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
2017 - Correspondent Member of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
2007- present – Senior Researcher. Employer: Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.
2006-2015 – Executive Director. Employer: East-West Research Center, Baku
2003-2010 – Professor of Philosophy and Sufism. Employer: Azerbaijan International University. Courses Taught: Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Sufism.
2002-2007 – Research fellow (Full time). Employer: Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.
1997-2002 Research associate (Full time). Employer: Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.

International Conferences and Symposiums
2018, 13-20 August – “Learning to be Human” – The XXIV World Philosophy Congress, Beijing, China.
2018, April 22-24 – "Challenges to Humanity in the Light of Iqbal's Thought" İqbal Conference, Lahore, Pakistan
2018, March 7-10 - "Space of Mugham" – V International Mugham Festival, Baku, Azerbaijan.
2017, January 7 – Following the WisdomKenan Gursoy Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey  
2016, November 9-11 – Pre-human, Human and Post-Human in the Context of Time – The 65th Congress of Phenomenology, Macerata, İtaly.
2016, July 20-24 – Mugham as the synthesis of the Eastern and Western thought - The 9th International Congress of Asian Philosophy Association (ICAPA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysiya.
2015, June 4-6 – Human, Non-Human And Posthuman - Phenomenology Of The Object And The Human Positioning In The Cosmos. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
2015, April 30-May 3 – Eighth International Congress of the Asian Philosophical Association, Isparta, Turkey.  
2014, October 1-3       - The World Phenomenology Institute’s 64th Congress of Phenomenology, Eco-Phenomenology. Life, Human Life, Post-Human Life in the Harmony of the Cosmos, Milan, Italy.
2014, May 30-June 1 - Istanbul Summit: Women’s Perspective on UN Post-2015, Istanbul, Turkey
2013, August 4-10 - The XXIII World Congress of Philosophy, Athens, Greece,
2013, May 3-5 -  First International Symposium on Rethinking the Qur'an, Ankara, Turkey
2012, November 8-10 - 5th World Conference on Metaphysics, Rome.
2012, August 8-10 - 62th International Congress of Phenomenology – The Forces of the Cosmos and the Ontopoietic Genesis of Life, Paris, France.
2011, December 7-9 - 5th International Conference of the Asian Philosophical Association – Plurality and Self Identity of the Asian Community in History, Fukuoka, Japan.
2011, October 18-20 - International Conference on Islamic Thought After Postmodernism, Main Hall, ISTAC, IIUM Kuala Lumpur Campus, Malaysia.
2011, June 27 - July 1 - The 61st International Congress Of Phenomenology: Phenomenology And The Human Positioning In The Cosmos - The Life-World, Nature, Earth, Istanbul, Turkey.
2011, June 21 - High-Level Round Table on Democracy and Renewal in the Arab World UNESCO, Paris, France.
2011, April 20 - Dialogue of Islam and Christianity in Eurasia, Astana, Kazakhstan.
2011, April 7-9 - World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue, Baku, Azerbaijan.
2011, Mart 5 - TEDxWomen, Baku, Azerbaijan.
2010, November 17-19 - New philosophical practices, UNESCO, Paris, France.
2010, November 18 - Women philosophers and “political correctness”, International Network of Women Philosophers, UNESCO, Paris, France.
2010, June 28-29 - Globalization in the dialogue of cultures: the Baku forum, Baku, Azerbaijan.
2010, August 10-13 - The 60th International Congress Of Phenomenology: Logos And Life Phenomenology/Ontopoiesis Reviving Antiquity, Bergen, Norway.
2009, December 14-15 - First Assembly of the International Network Of Women Philosophers UNESCO’s Headquarters, Paris, France.
2009, November 4-6 - 4th International Conference of the Asian Philosophical Association – The Path to Alliance of Civilizations Through the Asian Community, Jakarta, Indonesia.
2009, November 5-7 - 4th World Conference on Metaphysics, Rome, Italy.
2009, October 13-16 - International Multidisciplinary Women's Congress – Change and Empowerment, Izmir, Turkey.
2009, October 9-11 - East and West: Common Spiritual Values, Scientific-Cultural Links” dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Professor Aida Imanguliyeva, Baku, Azerbaijan.
2009, July 8-10 - The Fifty-Ninth International Congress Of Phenomenology:
Transcendentalism Revisited, Antwerp, Belgium.
2009, March 17-20 - International Symposium and Festival on Mugham/Makam, Baku, Azerbaijan.
2008, December 14-17 - V World Congress of Tasavvuf: Tasavvuf – Culture – Music, Tisi-Uzu, Alger.
2008, July 30 – August 5 - XXII World Congress of Philosophy, Seoul, Korea.
2008, June 10-11 - First International Forum – Expanding the Role of Women in Cross Cultural Dialogue, Baku, Azerbaijan.
2008, May 12 - International Conference of Philosophy – Overview of new thinking in the modern world, Baku, Azerbaijan.
2008, May 9 - The First International Symposium of Sadreddin Qunawi From Past To Present, Konya, Turkey.
2007, September 8-12 - IV World Congress of Tasavvuf: Tasavvuf – Culture – Music, Alger.
2007, May 8-12 - International Symposium on Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi, Istanbul-Konya, Turkey

Publications

Books
2018   Muğam fəlsəfəsi (Philosophy of Mugham). Bakı: Azərbaycan Respublikasının Prezidenti yanında Elmin İnkişafı Fondu, 2018, 161 p.
2014   Insan: kamilliyin arxitektonikası (Human: the Architectonic of Perfection). Bakı, Zərdabi LTD, 496 p.
2010    Islam fəlsəfəsinin ən yeni tarixi (The Newest History of Islamic Philosophy), Bakı, Çaşıoglu, 154 p.
2009   Doğu’da ve Batı’da irrasyonel düşüncenin boyutları (Dimensions of the Irrational Thought: in the East and in the West:), İstanbul, Ötüken, 2009, 344 p.
2009    Gəncliyin fəlsəfəsi (The Philosophy of Youth), Bakı, Nurlar, 256 p.
2007    Təsəvvüf nurunun iki çırağı: Mənsur Həllac və Sərrac Tusi (Two lights of tasavvuf
– Mansur Hallaj and Sarraj Tusi), Bakı, Adiloğlu, 2007, 95 p.
2006    Mənsur Həllacın sirli dünyası (The mystical world of Mansur Hallaj), Bakı, Adiloğlu, 2006, 92 p.
2006    Şərq və Qərb: ilahi vəhdətdən keçən özünüdərk (The East and the West: Self-cognition through Divine Unity), Baku, 2006, 242 p.
2002    Təsəvvüf fəlsəfəsinin ilk mənbələri. Sərrac Tusinin «əl-Lümə‘» əsəri (The Initial Sources of the Tasavvuf Philosophy. Sarraj Tusi “al- Luma”), Bakı «Qamma servis», 2002, 232 p.
 
Articles (more than 203)
2018    The Dialogue Between the Eastern Spirit and the Western Thought in Muhammad Iqbal Personality // Challenges To Humanity in the Light of Iqbal’s Thought. Iqbal Academy Pakistan. Government of Pakistan National History and Literary Heritage Division. Lahore, pp. 13-23
2018    Muğam – milli təfəkkürün konsepsiyası kimi (Mugham as the Concept of Traditional Thought). // “Muğam aləmi” V Beynəlxalq festivalı çərçivəsində keçirilən “Azərbaycanda muğam elmi: reallıqlar və perspektivlər” mövzusunda elmi simpoziumunun (7-9 mart 2-18-ci il) materialları, Bakı, pp. 85-92.
2017    Zaman Üzerine Düşünceler: Salahaddin Halilov`un Görüşleri Bağlamında ((Thinking on Time on the basis of Khalilov’s Thoughts) //  Arkhe-Logos. Felsefe dergisi. Hakemli. 4. 2017. Türkiye  pp. 27-38.
2017    Türk müziğinin baksısı (Shaman of Turkic Music) // Referans, 4, 2017, pp. 34-37 Cologne, Germany.
2016    Mugham as the Synthesis of The Eastern and Western Thought - Education, Arts and Humanities and Higher Education Leadership in the Asian Community Within the Perspective of Common Values // Proceedings of the 9th İnternational Congress of the Asian Philosophical Association (ICAPA), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2016. pp. 283-291.
2016    Şərqdə düşüncə tarixi və musiqi (muğam əsasında) (The History of the Eastern Thought) // Fəlsəfə və sosial-siyasi elmlər. Elmi-nə­zəri jurnal,  № 1. pp.6-23.
2016    Kenan Gürsoy ve vahdetçi filozoflar (Kenan Gursoy and Philosophers of Unity) // Hikmetin izinde Kenan Gürsoy`a armağan. Ed. Doç.Dr. F.Bayraktar. Ankara, Aktif düşünce yayınları, pp. 211-221
2015    The Conflicting Ideals and the Reality of the 19th Century Renaissance in the East // The Path to Alliance of Civilizations Through the Asian Community // Proceedings of the Eighth International Congress of the Asian Philosophical Association, Isparta-Istanbul-Seuol, 2015, pp.61-66.
2014 Wahdat Al-Wujud and Logos of Life: The Philosophical Comparison // Phenomenology of Space and Time. The Forces of the Cosmos and the Ontopoetic Genezis of Life: Book Two, Analecta Husserliana, Springer, Vol. CXVII, 2014, pp. 135-149.
2014    The sources of truth in the history of philosophy // Islamic Philosophy and Occidental Phenomenology in Dialogue, The Logos of Life and Cultural Interlacing, Vol.7, Springer, 2014, pp. 123-137.
2014    La Donna Come cercatrice Della Perfezione. Un Possibile approccio allo studio del pensiero di Edith Stein in Azerbaijan (italyan dilində) // P.Manganaro – F.Nodari (eds.), Ripartire da Edit Stein. La scoperta di alcuni manoscritti inedity. Brescia (Italy), Morcelliana, 2014, pp. 335-344.
2013    The Path of Truth: From Absolute to Reality, from Point to Circle // Phenomenology and the Human Posi­tio­ning in the Cosmos - The Life-world, Nature, Earth: Book One // Analecta Husserliana, Springer, 2013, pp. 245-258.
2013    Non-traditional Dialogues between Thoughts // “Philosophy Study” Vol. 3, Number 7, July 2013 (Serial number 23). David Publishing Company, USA, 2013, pp. 619-627.
2012    Тасаввуф как путь межкультурного диалога // Диалог культур в условиях глобализации. Мoskow: «Канон+» РООИ «Реабилитация», 2012, c. 188-193.
2012    Milli ruhdan universal ideyaya // “Özne” Felsefe, Bilim ve Sanat Yazıları. Hakemli dergi. Adana, 2012, pp. 70-81.
2011    The phenomenon of the Unity of Idea // Transcendentalism Overturned. Ed. by A.-T. Tymieniecka // Analecta Husserliana, Vol. 108, Springer, 2011. XV, pp. 561-571.
2011    Fear, death and divine grain // Proceedings Metaphysics 2009, 4th World Conference, Madrid, 2011, pp. 383-391.
2011    Müasir Azərbaycanda dini təfəkkürün inkişaf istiqamətləri haqqında // Müasir fəlsəfə və Azərbaycan: tarix, nəzəriyyə, tədris. Bakı, Elm, 2011, s. 279-293.
2011  XVIII-XIX əsrlərdə kamil insan problemi (The problem of the Perfect Man in the XVIII-XIX centures) // Fəlsəfə və sosial-siyasi elmlər. Vol. 1, No. 31, Bakı: AFSEA, 2011, pp. 76-98.
2010  Fəlsəfə tarixində həqiqətin mənbələri (The “Sources” of the Truth in the History of Philosophy) // Fəlsəfə və sosial-siyasi elmlər. Vol. 2, No. 30, Bakı: AFSEA, 2010, pp.75-90.
2010 İslam düşüncəsinin inkişaf mərhələləri (Stages of the Development of Islamic Thought) // Fəlsəfə və sosial-siyasi elmlər. Vol. 1, No. 29, Bakı: AFSEA, 2010, pp. 53-70.
2010 İslam fəlsəfəsinin ən yeni tarixi: modernistlər və islahatçılar (The Newest History of the Islamic Philosophy: modernists and reformists) // Din və cəmiyyət. Elmi nəzəri jurnal. Vol. 3, 2010, pp. 131-141.
2010 Ən yeni islam fəlsəfəsində vəhdətçilər (The Followers of Unity in the Newest History of Islamic Philosophy) // Din və cəmiyyət. Elmi nəzəri jurnal. Vol. 4, 2010. pp. 164-185.
2009 Şərq və Qərb: tarix və müasirlik (The East and the West: Yesterday and Today) // Fəlsəfə və sosial-siyasi elmlər. Vol. 4, No. 28, Bakı: AFSEA, 2009, pp. 108-124.
2009 The East and the West: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow // The Caucasus and Globalization. Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies. Religion and the Caucasian Civilization. Special Issue. Volume 3. Issue 2-3, 2009, CA&CC Press Sweden, pp.157-166.
2009 Orta əsrlərdə İslam Şərqində kamil insan problemi (The Problem of Perfect Man in the Medieval Islamic East) Fəlsəfə və sosial-siyasi elmlər. Vol. 3, No. 27, Bakı: AFSEA, 2009, s. 94-109.
2009 Axtarış və yaradıcılıq (Seeking and creation) // Fəlsəfə və sosial-siyasi elmlər. Vol. 2, No. 26, Bakı: AFSEA, 2009, pp. 122-137.
2009 İstedad, missiya və cəmiyyət (The Talent, Mission and Society) // Fəlsəfə və sosial-siyasi elmlər. Vol. 1, No. 25, Bakı: AFSEA, 2009, pp. 73-82.
2008 «Mən» və cəmiyyət fəlsəfə tarixi kontekstində (“I” and Society in the Context of the History of Philosophy // Fəlsəfə və sosial-siyasi elmlər. Vol. 4, No. 23, Bakı: AFSEA, 2008, pp. 91-103.
2008 On the Formation and Development of Religious Thinking in Present-Day Azerbaijan // The Caucasus and Globalization. Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies. Religion and the Caucasian Civilization. Special Issue. Volume 2. Issue 3, 2008, CA&CC Press Sweden, pp.124-132
2008 Our Religion Today: in Holy Book and in reality //Azerbaijan in focus: today and tomorrow. Society, science, politics. № 10 (17), Baku, 2008, s. 55-61
2008 Doğu ve Batı düşüncəsində içsel bilgi (The Esoteric Knowledge in the eastern and the western Philosophy) // «Özne» dergisi, Book 8. Adana, Çukurova Universiteti, 2008, s. 67-72.
2007 Müasir insan və Mövlana (The modern man and Mewlana) // Fəlsəfə və sosial-siyasi elmlər. Vol. 4, No. 19, Bakı: AFSEA, 2007, pp.13-26.

Membership
Correspondent Member of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
The Vice-President of Asian Philosophical Association
The member of “The Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi Society” (Oxford)
The member of American Association of Philosophy
The member of the International Network of Women Philosophers (UNESCO)
The member of the World Phenomenology Institute
 
Editorial committee membership
Chairman of the Editorial Board of the journal Metafizika  (the international journal of  philosophical and interdisciplinary researches), Baku, Azerbaijan.
Member of the editorial board of the journal “Fəlsəfə və sosial-siyasi elmlər” (Philosophy and Social-Political Sciences) and Association of Philosophy and Social- Political Sciences of Azerbaijan (AFSEA).  www.felsefedunyasi.org Employer: Association of the Philosophy and Social-Political Sciences of Azerbaijan
Member of the editorial board of the journal “Şərq fəlsəfəsi problemləri” (The Problems of Oriental Philosophy) Employer: Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.
Editorial member of the editorial board of the journal “Ozne” (ISBN 978-975-644799-4) Employer: Chukurova University, Adana, Turkey.
Editorial member of the editorial board of the journal “Beytulhikme” (An international Journal of Philosophy, Adiyaman, Turkey.

Projects
2018  April – 2020 December – Azerbaijan at the intersection of cultures: stages, problems and perspectives – Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.
2016 April – 2017 January – Divine and Human Love in the History of Philosophy (Rabia al-Adawiyya and Edith Stein) – 2221 - Fellowships for Visiting Scientists and Scientists on Sabbatical Leave (29 Mayis University, Istanbul, Turkey)
2014 October –Science Development Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
2013 –2015 – “Azerbaijani mugham – history, philosophy and traditions” - Science Development Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
2011-2012– “The Newest Development Directions of the Islamic  philosophy in the XX-XXI centuries” - Science Development Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

 

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