Carolina Fernandes’ Visit to Matenadaran

On April 24, a delegation headed by Carolina Fernandez, the President of the Central American Parliament, arrived in Armenia to participate in the events dedicated to the 106th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The guests visited Mashtots Matenadaran, accompanied by Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, the director of Matenadaran, toured the museum building and got acquainted with the

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GERARD LARCHER’S VISIT TO MATENADARAN

A delegation headed by Gerard Larcher, the President of the French Senate, arrived in Armenia to take part in the events dedicated to the 106th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. On April 25, they visited Mashtots Matenadaran with Jonathan Lacotte, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to the Republic of Armenia. The guests, accompanied

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PARTICIPATION OF THE EMPLOYEES OF THE RESTORATION DEPARTMENT OF MASHTOTS MATENADARAN IN THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH-PRACTICAL SEMINAR OF RESTORERS

From April 5 to 9, 2021, the Russian State Library hosted the 5th International Research-Practical Seminar of Restorers entitled “Document Restoration: Conservatism and Innovation”, which is the largest and most authoritative platform for the exchange of experience of specialists in this field. The seminar aimed to train restorers, curators of library and museum collections, to

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INTERNATIONAL ONLINE CONFERENCE ON ARMENOLOGICAL AND ORIENTAL STUDIES DEDICATED TO THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF PROF. HAKOB PAPAZIAN (JULY 1-2, 2021)

Caucasus and Middle East in the Middle Ages: History, Philology, Source studies, Culture, Political and Economic Relations The “Matenadaran” Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts organizes an International online Conference on Armenological and Oriental Studies dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the prominent Armenologist and Orientalist Prof. Hakob Papazian (1919-2019), which will take place on July

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A MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION

A memorandum of cooperation has recently been signed between Mesrop Mashtots Matenadaran and the University of Hamburg. On the initiative of Michael Friedrich, the director of the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures at the University of Hamburg, and Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, the director of Matenadaran, a direct and mutually beneficial cooperation between the two

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TOMASZ LECH BUCZEK’S VISIT TO MATENADARAN

On February 25, Polish politician Tomasz Lech Buczek, accompanied by lawyer Babken Khanzadyan, visited Mashtots Matenadaran. Buczek is the author of “Azerbaijan’s War Crimes against Armenians – Karabakh 2020” and has repeatedly referred to and strongly condemned Azerbaijan’s atrocities against Armenians. Accompanied by Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, director of Matenadaran, the guests toured the museum building and

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Bernard Kouchner’s Visit to Matenadaran

On February 27, Nobel Laureate, Doctors Without Borders co-founder, physician, former French Foreign Minister (2007-2010), member of the Aurora Prize Selection Committee Bernard Kouchner visited Mashtots Matenadaran. During the visit, Kouchner was accompanied by Alain Boinet, founder of Solidarités International, Patrice Franceschi, former Chairman of the Société des Explorateurs Français, and Nicolas Stanisch, executive director

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“The Manuscripts of Armeno-Persian Gospel of the Matenadaran” has published

Hasmik Kirakosyan, the Senior Researcher of Matenadaran, has published her new book, “The Manuscripts of Armeno-Persian Gospel of the Matenadaran”. The book analyzes the Gospel’s codices MS 8492 (Shamakhi-Tiflis, 1717-1721) and MS 3044 (Gandzak, 1780) translated into Persian using Armenian letters. These manuscripts are held at the Matenadaran, the Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts,

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Gohar Muradyan and Aram Topchyan have been awarded

We are happy to announce that Gohar Muradyan, head of the Department of Translated Literature and Aram Topchyan, head of the Department of Secular Literature and Philology at Mesrop Mashtots Matenadaran have been awarded with Boghossian (RA President’s) Prize for their translation of Virgil’s “Aeneid” from Latin.We cordially congratulate our colleagues and wish them further

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