International conference “Nizami Ganjavi 880 – Ingenious Poet of the Orient” will be held in Jakarta

Calling all Poetry and Literature enthusiasts! The Eurasian Regional Center of ICYF, OIC Youth Indonesia, and Indonesia NYC is organizing the international conference “Nizami Ganjavi 880 – Ingenious Poet of the Orient”, dedicated to the year of Nizami Ganjavi, that will be held on November 10th, 2021 hybrid at National Library of Indonesia (Perpusnas RI, Medan Merdeka Selatan, DKI Jakarta) and online on Zoom.

Nizami Ganjavi is a poet who was born and lived in the city of Ganja, Azerbaijan in the 12th century. One of his famous masterpiece is a love story of Layla and Majnun. His poems not only contribute to the world of literature, but also cover a philosophical problems, technical sciences such as astronomy and chemistry. Considering the importance and supranational scope of Nizami Ganjavi’s masterpiece, representing various cultures, ICYF Eurasia Regional Center will be honored to act to promote Ganjavi heritage on an international level in the framework of this year’s activities in various countries, including in Indonesia.

Opening Speeches:
1. Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Republic of Indonesia – H.E Amb.Jalal Mirzayev
2. Acting Director General ICYF ERC – Mr. Vusal Gurbanov
3. President OIC Youth Indonesia –Ms. Astrid Nadya Rizqita
4. ICYF Vice President & Chairman Indonesia NYC – Mr. Tantan Taufiq Lubis
5. Chief of National Library of Republic Indonesia- Drs. Muhammad Syarif Bando, MM
6. Vice Governor of DKI Jakarta – Mr. Ahmad Riza Patria, MBA
7. Deputy for Youth Development, Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Indonesia – Dr. H.M. Asrorun Ni’am Sholeh, M.A

Panel Speakers:
1. Shahin Yusifov – Vice Dean, Faculty of Oriental Studies Baku State University
2. Prof. Dr. Husnan Bey Fananie – Ambassador of Indonesia to Azerbaijan 2016-2020 and Chairman of Fananie Center
3. Bastian Zulyeno, M.A, Ph.D – Head of Arabic Literature Department, University of Indonesia
4. Hadi Nur Ramadhan – Vice Secretary Arts and Culture ( Lembaga Seni Budaya dan Peradaban Islam ) Majelis Ulama Indonesia

Moderator : Muhammad Ikmal Wafa S.Hum – Director of Santri Diplomacy Academy.