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6TH INOGS GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON GENOCIDE

July 4-7, 2018 in the city of Marseille, France the 6th INoGS Global Conference was organized by the Medical Faculty of Aix-Marseille University. The conference was entitled “Genocide and Mass Violence: Diagnosis, Treatment and Recovery”. Almost 150 genocide scholars – participants from five continents and more than 30 different countries presented their papers on topic.

EVENTS DEDICATED TO THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA GO ON

On July 6th, 2018 the lecture was organized by the Navasartian Center in London, UK which was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Armenia. The keynote speaker of the event was Prof. Ashot Melkonyan, Director of the Institute of History, Armenian National Academy of Sciences. The event was attended by the Armenian community members of London, Armenian intellectuals, employees of the Armenian Embassy in UK, also.
 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE DEDICATED TO LEVON KHACHIKIAN'S 100TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

The conference covered more than 70 reports on various directions of Armenian studies. The authors of the reports are scientists, invited from Italy France, Russia, U.S., Switzerland, Greece, Ukraine. “Matenadaran has been considered to be a unique structure from the day of its foundation, as it is equally a manuscript repository, library, scientific research institute and museum. The fact that we have this remarkable center, which perfectly combines medieval traditions and national sources, is first of all the achievement of Levon Khachikyan,” Director of Matenadaran Vahan Ter-Ghevondyan noted.

    

Presentation of the book at the Institute of History, NAS of RA

On June 22, 2018 at the conference hall of the Institute of History, NAS of RA the presentation of the English version of the book "Bearing Witness of Humanity: Switzerland’s Humanitarian Contribution during the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire 1894-1923” was held written by Rev. Abel Manookian, Dr. Theol. of the University of Fribourg.

  

Cooperation Agreement between the Institute of History of NAS RA and the ResearchInstitute of Southeastern Countries of the Academy of Sciences of Romania

 Director of the Research Institute for Southeastern Europe Studies at the National Academy of Sciences of Romania, Doctor Andrey Timorin is in Armenia at the invitation of the Institute of History of NAS RA. On June 7-9, he participated in an international conference held at the Institute of Oriental Studies dedicated to the memory of Armenian diplomat Manuk Bey Mirzayan. On June 11, he gave lectures at the Institute of History on the topic entitled “The Teaching of History of the Southeastern European Countries in Romania”.

THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA - 100

On the 25-26th of May, 2018 the international conference titled "The Republic of Armenia - 100", initiated by the RA Ministry of Diaspora, the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia and the Yerevan State University, was held in Yerevan dedicated to the centennial of the restoration of the independent Armenian statehood. About seven dozen Armenian and foreign scholars representing Armenia, NKR, USA, Georgia, Russia, Lebanon and Germany participated in the works of conference.

Mirzabekyan Georgi «Ottoman censuses of the Yerevan vilayet of 1590, Yerevan liva of 1728 and neighboring northern region»

Dissertation for the degree of the Doctor of History on the specialization of «Historiography, Source Study» 07.00.05.

The defense on the dissertation will be held on the 3th of July, 2018, 1300 at the session of the Specialized Council 004 on Armenian History of SCC RA by the Institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences of RA  (0019, Yerevan, Marshal Baghramyan ave. 24/4).

HOVSEPYAN NZHDEH «THE INTER-PARTY RELATIONS IN THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA IN 1991-2001»

Dissertation for the degree of the Doctor of History on the specialization of “History of Armenia” 07.00.01. 

The defense of the dissertation will be held on July 3, 2018, 1400 at the session of the Specialized Council 004 on Armenian History of SCC RA by the Institute of History of the National Academy Sciences of RA (0019, Yerevan, Marshal Baghramyan Avenue 24/4). 

 

A RANGE OF CONFERENCES DEVOTED TO THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA AND MAY HEROIC BATTLES

In May of the current year, conferences dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Armenia and the May heroic battles were organized. On May 5-6 conferences were held at California State University, Northridge, on May 7 at San Francisco (organized by Berkeley University), on May 11-12 at Columbia University in New York. Many scholars made scientific reports at these conferences. Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia Ruben Safrastyan, Director of the National Archive of Armenia Amatuni Virabyan and Lernik Hovhannisyan from Artsakh took part in the event.

VISIT TO THE DEFENCE ARMY

On April 14-15, 2018, by the initiative of the Public Council under the Defense Minister of Armenia (president Gegham Harutyunyan), figures of science and culture of Armenia paid their regular visit to the Defense Army of the Artsakh Republic within the framework of the program “Pages of History and Culture”.

HOMAGE TO THE MEMORY OF THE SCIENTIST

A solemn session took place at NAS RA Institute of History on the occasion of the 110th anniversary of renowned scientist Suren Eremyan - a researcher of history of ancient and medieval Armenia, the founder academician of the Armenian classical cartography.

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE DEDICATED TO THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

On March 21-23, under the auspices of Catholicos of the Armenian Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia, His Holiness ARAM I, an international conference dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Armenia was held in Beirut, Lebanon. A delegation of 11 scholars from NAS RA Institute of History was among more than 50 speechmakers and participants from different countries. President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan, Academician-Secretary of the Division of Armenology and Social Sciences Yuri Suvaryan, Vice President of the National Assembly of the Artsakh Republic Prof. Vahram Balayan, Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Academician Ruben Safrastyan, Director of the Institute of Literature Vardan Devrikyan, Director of the National Archives Amatuni Virabyan, Dean of YSU Faculty of History Prof. Edik Minasyan, Dean of the Faculty of International Relations Prof. Gegham Petrosyan, Chair of the Department of Iranian Studies Vardan Voskanyan, scholars from other Armenian and Diaspora institutions were present at the Conference.

International Scientific Conference ‘From the Baltic to the Black Sea: Armenians in Cultural, Economic and Political Processes’

Foundation for Development and Support of Armenian Studies ‘ANIV’

Institute of History, National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia

Institute of History, National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus

Polish Academy of Learning

Yerevan State University

State Institute for Art Studies, Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation

Faculty of History, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Faculty of History, Belarusian State University

 

Information Letter

 

The International Scientific Conference ‘From the Baltic to the Black Sea: Armenians in Cultural, Economic and Political Processes’ will be held on 15–18 October 2018 in Yerevan, Republic of Armenia. Taking into account a broad historical and geographical context of the Conference, its participants will have an excellent opportunity to study the experience of interaction between Armenians and the other peoples in the region and to evaluate the contribution of the Armenian communities into the history of the region in the past and the present times.

WITH A PERSPECTIVE OF SCIENTIFIC COOPERATION

On March 7, the Minister of National Policy, Foreign Relations, Press and Information of the Chechen Republic of the Russian Federation Jambulat Umarov visited the Institute of History. Upon discussion with Director A. Melkonyan, Chair of the Middle Ages History Department A. Shahnazaryan, Chair of the New History Department R. Sahakyan it was decided to conclude a scientific cooperation agreement between the parties in the near future.

BAKO SAHAKYAN AWARDED THE ACTIVISTS OF ARTSAKH MOVEMENT

On February 19, 2018, Bako Sahakyan, the President of the Republic of Artsakh awarded a group of Artsakh movement activists to medals and honors on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Artsakh Movement and for their services to the homeland. Academician Ashot Melkonyan, Director of the NAS RA Institute of History, was awarded the Medal of Vachagan the Pious (Vachagan Barepasht).