Vügar İmanbeyli Associate Professor, Marmara University

Vügar İmambeyli pursued his academic journey in history, earning degrees from Istanbul and Boğaziçi universities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He furthered his education by completing a Ph.D. at Marmara University in the Department of Political Science and International Relations. From 2009 to 2020, he contributed significantly as a faculty member at Istanbul Şehir University in the same department. Since October 2020, he has served as a faculty member at Marmara University Middle East and Islamic Countries Institute. His academic interests span history, politics, and comparative foreign policy, with a focus on post-Soviet countries. Notably, his recent research delves into Russian foreign policy, Turkish-Russian relations, integration in Central Asia and the Caucasus, and Russia-Middle East relations. Vugar İmambeyli has authored and translated several works, exploring topics such as Azerbaijani-Ottoman Relations, Eurasianism, and Religion and Identity in Azerbaijan. His translations include works by notable authors like A. G. Dugin and N. S. Trubetskoy.