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International Conference on “Historical and Cultural Heritage of Shirak: Modern Issues in Armenian Studies”

On September 27-29, 2019 the 10th International Conference on “Historical and Cultural Heritage of Shirak: Modern Issues in Armenian Studies” took place at Sport and Cultural Center in Gyumri hosted by the Shirak Center for Armenian Studies, NAS RA. About 150 presentations were presented at the conference which was on the topics of history, archeology, ethnology, philology, philology of Armenia.

International Conference

On September 20 to 22, 2019, the international scientific conference “National Classics in the World Artistic Context” dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Komitas and Hovhannes Tumanyan took place in the Temple Complex of the Russian and New Nakhichevan Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church.

Book Presentation

Presentation of the book “Tachat Hovakimyan - The Hero of Sardarapat” by author Seda Galstyan's took place in the State Museum of History of Armenia. The book was presented to audience by Prof. Ashot Melkonyan -the director of the Institute of History, NAS of RA who is the author of the foreword of the book.

“The Values in Action: Armenia's Interests in a Changing World»

Matenadaran hosted a discussion on "Traditional and Image Adaptation: History and Armenian Identity” with participation of Armenian diplomats from different countries of the world. The session was chaired by Dr. Ruben Karapetyan - the former researcher of the Institute of History of NAS RA, current Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs.


Anahit Khosroeva’s Speech at the Parliament of New South Wales

August 7 is Assyrian Memorial day, a day when the Assyrian community worldwide remembers its martyrs. Every year on this day the Assyrians around the world pay tribute to the memory of the 750,000 Assyrians who along with Armenian and Greeks brothers were subjected to genocide by the Ottomans during the First World War.


On September 2-6, 2019, Prof. Karen Khachatryan from the Institute of History, NAS of RA was invited by Dr. Andrei Timotin – the Director of the Romanian National Committee of South-East European Studies to participate on 12th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF SOUTH-EAST EUROPEAN STUDIES in BUCHAREST, Romania.


Monument Dedicated to the Heroes of the April War

In the memory of April War of 2016 hero Sasha Galstyan from Metsamor and about 100 other martyrs a monument was unveiled with the efforts of Termoros Company (CEO Khoren Kotanjyan) in Metsamor of the Armavir region. The architect of the monument is Arthur Baghdasaryan.

Scientific Research

From March 6th to June 3rd of 2019, Alice Dumikyan, Ph.D - a researcher at the Department of Ancient History of the Institute of History, NAS of RA traveled to Paris to study «The Conceptual Approaches of the Study of the History and Historical Geography of the Van Kingdom in the French Historiography».