Nobel Brothers’ 2nd International Research-Innovative Conference

September 13-14, 2013, Stockholm, Sweden


The organizers are pleased to welcome you to the Second International Conference on studies “Nobel Brothers’ Oil Producing Company” Contribution to the First and Second Oil Boom to take place in Baku, Azerbaijan at the turn of the Twentieth Centuries and now.

Nobel Brothers’ 2nd International Research-Innovative Conference will be history, present and essentially forward-looking; the maximum amount of time will be devoted to discussions during both plenary and concurrent sessions. The conference offers an international forum for presentations and discussions of papers and ongoing research projects about “Nobel Brothers’ Oil Producing Company” and its vast role in developing Baku Oil Industry.

The conference will consist of thematic panels, roundtables and keynote speeches clarifying the major issues and setting the framework for discussions.


The conference language is English, Azerbaijani, and Russian. The simultaneous interpreting will be provided during the plenary and all other sessions as well.


The overall purpose of the Conference is to increase the understanding of successful innovations in the technical field as well as in the social and socioeconomic fields. The conference focus on issues as how to build sustainable innovation system, the transition of the company during the revolution and the story of the employees after the revolution, the relationship inside the triangle Standard oil of Rockefeller, Rothschild’s family and BraNobel.

The specific focus of this conference will be on Geopolitical realities of that time and the consequences of BraNobel nationalization for the world oil industry. We welcome the contributions of speeches and papers to be more focused on special themes and with an ambition that all contribution should conclude with a part that tries to translate the finding into questions and problems of the present. That is to reveal our history but try to make use of the knowledge and translate it into today’s society.

The themes/topics of the conference are:

  1. Nobel Brothers Oil Producing Company legacy: history, features
  2. Nobel Brothers Oil Producing Company Places, Distribution and environmental issues
  3. Nobel Brothers Oil Producing Company and Azerbaijani Society
  4. Nobel Brothers Employees, top managers, blue and white collar workers
  5. Nobel Brothers Innovation System in the First Baku Oil boom
  6. Innovation System in the Second/Current Baku Oil boom “Thinking Ahead”



Thecall for papers is open to all interested scholars, researchers,PhD students dealing with the conference topic in their research activities.

Registration & Registration fee:

All participants to fill in the registration form.

There is no conference registration fee!

Submission Instructions

All interested researchers are requested to submit an abstract (no more than 300 words) of their paper together with a short biographical statement (including author, affiliation, postal address, phone number and e-mail address) and a one-page CV.

Applicants are requested to mention into which of the focus area or 6 proposed topics the abstract would fit. Submissions must be email no later than 30 June 2013 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject: Nobel Brothers 2nd International Research-Innovative Conference.

All documents have to be either in English, Azerbaijani or Russian and need to be merged into a single PDF file or Word format. The result of the selection process will be announced by the middle of July 2013.

The Scientific Committee of the conference will be responsible for the selection of papers. Selected candidates will then be invited to submit full papers (up to 3000-5000 words) by the 15 August 2013. The best papers will be published in a volume dedicated to the conference proceedings.

Venue, Accommodation and Transport

The conference will take place in the center of Stockholm. The Conference programme provides accommodation for all international participants. Unfortunately the Conference programme will cover travel expenses for all selected participants. For more information, see the Conference website

The selected participants will get an invitation to the Conference in the end of July 2013. By invitation you will be informed about the programme, the specific conference panels and the format of the paper to submit, as well as organisational details, in due time.


  • Submission of abstracts: June 30
  • Selection of abstracts: July 31-August 5
  • Ask for papers for selected abstracts: August 10
  • Submission of papers: August 30
  • Papers online on conference website: September 10
  • Publishing the BraNobel Journal dedicated to the Conference: November 2013

Further information or questions:


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