A CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD IN THE INSTITUTE OF HISTORY OF NAS RA

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.

A group of researchers of the Institute of History, NAS of RA received state medals from Mr. Bako Sahakyan, the President of the Republic of Artsakh

On August 26-28, 2018, the Public Council under the Ministry of Defense of RA headed by Mr. Gegham Harutyunyan organized a regular visit to the military units of the Artsakh Republic Defense Army.

On August 27, the members of the teaching staff presented lectures on the history of the First Armenian Republic in different military units of Artsakh.

On the same day at 17:00 pm, Mr. Bako Sahakyan, President of the Republic of Artsakh and General Levon Mnatsakanyan, commander of the Defense Army of the Republic of Artsakh, welcomed the lecturers and members of the Public Council. The meeting started with a surprise but very pleasant ceremony. 15 members of the teaching staff of the "History and Cultural Page" program, most of whom were researchers of the Institute of History of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences were awarded with state medals for the contribution to the military-patriotic upbringing of the servicemen of the Defense Army.

DELEGATION OF THE INSTITUTE OF HISTORY PARTICIPATED IN RECURRENT SUMMER SCHOOL OF YOUNG HISTORIANS OF CIS COUNTRIES IN KYRGYZSTAN

The regular 10th jubilee summer school of young CIS historians in the Kyrgyz Republic titled "The Excellence of Civil Fight in History" took place on July 15-21, 2018. It was organized by the Institute of History and Cultural Heritage of the Kyrgyz National Academy of Sciences, CIS Interstate Fund for Humanitarian Cooperation and International Association of History Institutions of CIS Countries.

More than 60 young historians and experienced professors from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan took part in the works of the school.

The delegation of the Institute of History of NAS RA was headed by Professor Karen Khachatryan, Deputy Director of the Institute. Researchers of the institute Hamo Sukiasyan, Ph.D, Nineta Adamyan, Anahit Shagoyan, Varditer Grigoryan participated as listeners.

 

16 speakers from participating countries delivered interesting lectures during the Summer School, including Professor K. Khachatryan, whose lecture was devoted to the civil fights during the final phase of the establishment of the Soviet power in Armenia in the first half of 1921.

 

VISIT TO RA NAS INSTITUTE OF HISTORY

On  17th July 2018,  the director of  the Institute  of History, academician Ashot Melkonyan received in his office Dr. Jawad El-Baidhani, the dicrector of  the  Institute of  Kurdish  Studies in Iraq, who was visiting Armenia and the institute for the second time.  This meeting was attended also by Dr.Seta Ohanian of the Institute of History and Mr. Ara Ashjian, the wellknown Iraqi historian.

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.

    

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”.