APPEAL

THE THREAT OF DESTRUCTION OF ARMENIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE IN NAGORNO-KARABAKH From 15 to 19 July 2022, a conference on “The Cultural Heritage of Artsakh” was held at the Yerevan State University and the Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church of Vayots Dzor/Armenia. More than 30 international scholars and experts discussed the origin, historical development and

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CONFERENCE

Matenadaran (Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts), in cooperation with the Institute of World Literature (Russian Academy of Sciences), and the School of Actual Humanity (Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration) will hold a conference “Commentaries to Greco-Roman and Medieval Texts: Problems and Perspectives.” An important goal of the commentary is understanding the

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THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY ABDULLA SHAHID VISITED MATENADARAN

On July 26, the delegation headed by Abdulla Shahid, the President of the United Nations General Assembly, visited Mashtots Matenadaran. Accompanied by Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, the Director of Matenadaran, and Nazeni Gharibyan, the Head of the Museum part, the guests toured the museum building and got acquainted with the Study of Medieval Armenian literature, the manuscript

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DR NORA ARISSIAN, THE NEWLY APPOINTED AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY OF THE SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC TO THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA, VISITED MATENADARAN

On July 26, Dr Nora Arissian, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Syrian Arab Republic to the Republic of Armenia, and Consul Mr Ahmad Alathba visited Mashtots Matenadaran. The guests met with Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, the Director of Matenadaran, and Vardi Keshishian, the Head of the Department of International Relations. They discussed the

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DONATION BY MICHAEL STONE

Today prominent Armenologist Michael Stone from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is guest in Matenadaran. He has been studying Armenian manuscripts and finding new important texts for many years. Now he is here for the same purpose.During this visit Michael Stone presented to Matenadaran the original large negatives of the luxurious Album of Armenian Paleography

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FUNCTIONAL FOODS AND BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS IN HEALTH AND DISEASE:MODERN AND MEDIEVAL APPROACHES 31st International Conference of the Functional Food Center October 1-3, 2023 at the Matenadaran, Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient ManuscriptsResearch Institute in Yerevan, Republic Armenia In-person with virtual option Since 1998, The Functional Food Center (FFC) has been a pioneer in the functional food

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JEAN BOGHOSSIAN “DIALOGUE” – EXHIBITION

On July 12, 2022, the Mesrop Mashtots Matenadaran will open the exhibition DIALOGUE of the well-known contemporary artist Jean Boghossian, co-chair of the Boghossian Foundation. The exhibition is curated by the famous Italian art critic Bruno Corà.The exhibition is unique because for the first time contemporary art will be displayed next to ancient manuscripts at

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THE DELEGATION OF THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDIA VISITED MATENADARAN

On July 4, the delegation headed by Shri Sanjay Verma, Secretary (West) Ministry of External Affairs of the Republic of India, arrived in Yerevan to participate in the 8th session of the Armenian-Indian intergovernmental commission and visited Mashtots Matenadaran. Accompanied by Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, the Director of Matenadaran, the guests toured the museum building and got

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SHEIKH IMRAN HOSEIN VISITED MATENADARAN

On June 6, the delegation headed by Sheikh Imran Hosein, the famous philosopher and lecturer in Belgium, visited Mashtots Matenadaran. Accompanied by Nazeni Gharibyan, the Head of the Museum part, and Scientist SecretaryVahe Torosyan, the guests toured the museum building and got acquainted with the Study of Medieval Armenian literature, the manuscript heritage of Artsakh,

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NERSES SHNORHALI: THE GRACIOUS PATRIARCH INTERNATIONAL ARMENOLOGICAL CONFERENCE

The 850th anniversary of the death of great medieval thinker, poet and theologian Nerses Shnorhali (Patriarch Nerses IV Clayetsi (1166-1173)) has been included in UNESCO 2022-2023 calendar commemorating historic events and anniversaries of eminent personalities.The Mesrop Mashtots Matenadaran, as the most important center of medieval Armenian written culture, is planning a number of events on this anniversary,

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