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
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.
Thematic area of the conference covers a number of key issues including but not limited to:
- Armenians, and other peoples and different ethno-confessional groups: models of interrelations;
- contacts between Armenians and peoples of the region through the history of the Armenian diasporas;
- the Armenian contribution to culture, science and arts of peoples of the region;
- Armenians in wars and military conflicts in the region;
- the relationship between Armenia and the countries of the region in the Soviet period;
- international cooperation between Armenia and the countries of the region at the present stage;
- the common historical and cultural heritage: key issues of historiography and source study;
- Armenian communities through the history of religion: historical overview and current state.
The focus group of the conference includes historians, archivists, museologists, arts scholars, sociologists, culturologists, scholars in international relations, and other specialists.
The conference will be hosted by the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia and includes opening plenary session, a series of thematic sessions, panel discussion, and cultural programme. Accepted submissions will be published as conference proceedings.
Working languages: Armenian, Russian, English.
If you are interested in participating in the conference, please send an application to the Organization Committee. The application includes a completed registration form (Annex 1) and report abstract (2,000–4,000 characters including spaces) in *.doc or *.docx. The registration deadline is 15 July 2018. Participants whose applications have been approved will receive a registration approval letter on their e-mails in two weeks after the closure of the registration.
As the number of participants is limited, the organizers reserve the right to choose the participants from applicants.
Participants are responsible for organizing and paying their own travel costs to the venue of the Conference. Accommodation and meals for participants will be provided by the organizers of the conference.
To support the participation of non-Armenian residents in the Conference, the Foundation for Development and Support of Armenian Studies ‘ANIV’ provides, on a competition basis, a limited number of travel grants. A travel grant reimburses the cost of traveling to and from Yerevan. Applicants for travel grants are kindly asked to send their application forms and full texts of their reports to the Organization Committee. The travel grant application submission deadline is 1 July 2018. Applicants whose applications for travel grants have been approved will receive confirmation letter on their e-mails in two week after the closure of accepting travel grant applications.
If needed, visa invitation letters will be provided to participants upon registration by the Institute of History, National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia.