On December 21, 2018 roundtable-discussion on the subject of “Soviet Statehood: History and Modernity» was held in Armenian State Pedagogical University named after Kh. Abovyan. Dr. R. Mirzakhanyan, the rector of the hosting institute welcomed all the participants of the conference and had an introductory speech. During the conference the presentations were made by Dr. A. Lubkov, the rector of the Moscow State Pedagogical University, Academic.
On December 14, 2018 the presentation of the new book “Satirical Press of Soviet Armenia in 1920s” written by Hamo Sukiasyan, Ph.D and Narine Yeranosyan, Ph.D, the researchers of the Institute of History, NAS of RA took place at the Yeghishe Charents House-Museum in Yerevan. The editor of the new book is Dr. Albert Kharatyan.
The Society for Armenian Studies and the Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, USA organized a conference on the 15th of November 2018 titled “Innovative Approaches to the History of the First Republic of Armenia, 1918-1920” at Hyat Grand Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. The conference consisted of two sessions, which started after opening remarks by the president of SAS, Prof. Bedross Der Matossian (University of Nebraska, Lincoln).
On November 10-11, 2018, the international conference on “Golden 5th Century of the Armenian Culture: The Achievements and Worldwide Value” was held in the Armenian temple complex of Moscow, Russia. The conference was organized by the Armenian Studies Center of the Holy Transfiguration Cathedral and Armenian Diocese of Nor Nakhichevan and Russia.
On November 9-10, 2018 the international conference under the title “The Eastern Front between Armenia and Levant after 100 years: War and Peace" organized on the initiative of well-known Diaspora-Armenian national-social figure Hilda Chopoyan was held in Lyon, France. The conference was attended by scientists from many countries (Prof. Richard Hovhannisyan, Raymond Gevorgyan, Claude Mutafyan, Yves Ternon, Fabrez Balans, Stepan Asturyan, Joseph Jacob, Gerard Dedeian and others).
Armenian traditional parties organized a celebration event dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Armenia in Nicosia, Cyprus. Mr. Vardges Mahtesyan, the State spokesman, Mr. Nairi Muradyan and Mr. Gevorg Zeytuntsyan, the community members delivered the speeches on behalf of the organizing committee.
On October 23, 2018, the three day international conference on "Yerevan- 2800" launched at the Hall of the Yerevan History Museum. The conference was organized on the initiative of the Institute of History, NAS of RA, Yerevan History Museum and Yerevan State University.
On October 19, 2018 the international conference dedicated to the 175th anniversary of "Basmavep", Armenological, philological and literary magazine started at the hall of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences with the support of the National Academy of Sciences of RA, RA Ministry of Diaspora, and Mkhitarian Congregation. The participants of conference were welcomed by Mkhitar Hayrapetyan, RA acting Minister of Diaspora.
On the 12-13th October 2018, a conference, bearing the title INTERNATIONAL “Beyond ISIS: Minorities and Religious diversity in Iraq and the future of Ezidi, Christians, Shabak, Yarsan, Mandeans and other religious minorities” was organized by the American University of Kurdistan in collaboration with the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament. The conference consisted of five panels namely; 1- Vanishing Iraqis: Jews, Karaits and Mandeans. 2- Christian Minorities in Iraq. 3- Ezidi after the Ferman. 4- Mainstreaming and othering: Shabak, Yarsan and Bahai. 5- Lost and new religious groups in Iraq.
On 4th October 2018, by the initiative of the Iraqi historian Dr. Jewad El-Beydhani and in collaboration with the Directorate of Baghdad Museum, Seda Ohanian of RA NAS, Institute of History, gave a lecture in one of the ancient and historical chambers of the said Museum.
On September 25, 2018, the expanded meeting of the Scientific Council of the Institute of History, NAS of RA took place with 5 issues on the agenda.
The first and the most important issue on the agenda referred to the awards ceremony. Hamo Sukiasyan, Ph.D and Vahe Torosyan, Ph.D, the researchers of the Institute of History, NAS of RA, and Gor Margaryan, Ph.D, the Scientific Secretary of the Institute of Oriental Studies, NAS of RA were honored with awards after well known scholar Vladimir Barkhudaryan.
On September 15-16, 2018 an international conference titled "100 Years of Independence Restoration” was held in Akhalkalaki, Georgia, organized by the Council of Armenian NGO's of Samtskhe-Javakheti and Kvemo Kartli.
The Conference on "Baku 1918: The Continuation of the Armenian Genocide", chaired by Prof. Ashot Melkonyan, Director of the Institute of History, NAS of RA was held on September 14, 2018 at the Conference Hall of the Institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences.
An international conference titled "Baku 1918: The Continuation of the Armenian Genocide" will be held on September 14-17, 2018 dedicated to the 100th commemoration of the massacres of the Armenians in Baku. Opening of the conference will take place on September 14 at 13:00 at the conference hall of the Institute of History, National Academy of Sciences of Armenia.