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Academic Seminar “Serindipity”, 23 October 2018, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russia-Armenian University, Yerevan

Russian - Armenian University


Event Date:

October 23, 2018, 16:00 - October 23, 2018, 18:15

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Institute of Oriental Studies, Russia-Armenian University, Yerevan

Open new Orientalistic  space

INSTITUE OF ORIENTAL STUDIES,

RUSSIAN-ARMENIAN UNIVERSITY, YEREVAN

Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian-Armenian University (IOS RAU) opens its new space. The official opening ceremony will be followed by the academic seminar “Serindipity”, launching a Series of academic lectures in various fields of science.

We aim at creating the atmosphere of academic and cultural partnership, and hope that the Institute’s space will become a solid platform for the development of humanities in Armenia and wider in the region.

PROGRAMME OF THE EVENT

16:00  - 16:40  Opening speeches

- Prof. Dr. A.R. Darbinian, Rector, RAU

- Prof.Dr. Vardan Sahakian, Deputy Chair, Committee of Science, RA

- Prof. Dr. P.S. Avetisian, Pro-Rector, RAU

- Prof. Dr. Garnik Asatrian, Director, IOS, RAU

- Mr. Seyed Mohammadreza Heydari, Head of the IRI Cultural mission  in Armenia

16:40 – 18:00  - Coffee-break

17:00 – 18:15 Seminar Chair: Victoria Arakelova

- Levon Yepiskoposian. My Neanderthal Great-great-grandmother.  

- Ara Marjanian. Serendipity: From Amir Khosrowо Dehlevi to the April War.

- Victoria Arakelova.  Serendipity: in the Orient and in the Oriental Studies.

- Garnik Asatrian.  On an Unknown Pagan Ritual  in Ancient Armenia.

Time: October 23 2018

Venue: Library of the Institute of Oriental Studies, RAU (123 Hovsep Emin St., RAU building, right wing, 3d floor)

NEW STRUCTURE – OLD TEAM

Established less than two years ago, IOS RAU has organized several international conferences under the aegis of “Iran and the Caucasus” (Brill, Leiden-Boston), currently associated to this academic structure.

Apart from “Iran and the Caucasus”, the Institute publishes the monograph series “Yerevan Oriental Series”, the international annual “Caucaso-Caspica”, “Iran-nameh: Armenian Journal of Oriental Studies”.

Institute of Oriental Studies, RAU offers BA and MA levels in Oriental and Areal Studies (Iranian Studies, Arabic Studies, Turkic Studies and Indology) , as well as PhD in Ethnography and General and Comparative Linguistics.  

For more information, visit our sites (https://web.facebook.com/RAU-Institute-of-Oriental-Studies-518262385048390/ and http://orient.rau.am/eng/oriental-studies-at-rau)  or contact directly (email: shushanik.ayvazyan@rau.am; caucasoiranica@gmail.com; tel. +37493160185 Shushanik Ayvazian)



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October 22, 2018




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