• “REVIVE THE SPIRIT OF MOSUL” PROGRAM
    Within the framework of the UNESCO program “Revive the Spirit of Mosul,” on the initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and with the support of the Consulate General of the Republic of Armenia in Erbil, on September 18 Gayane Eliazyan, the head of the Restoration Department of Matenadaran, and
  • 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
  • THE NEWLY APPOINTED AMBASSADOR OF THE KINGDOM OF SPAIN VISITED MATENADARAN
    On September 20, a delegation headed by the newly appointed ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to Armenia, Marcos Gomez Martinez, 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
  • THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF ICOM (INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS) WAS HELD IN PRAGUE, THE CAPITAL OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC
    On August 20–28, the general assembly of ICOM (International Council of Museums) was held in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, and Armenia also participated in it. ICOM holds an assembly every three years, and specialists, leaders and researchers of museum work from all continents of the world attend it.More than 3,000 participants from
  • A DELEGATION HEADED BY THE MINISTER OF YOUTH AND CULTURE OF KURDISTAN MOHAMMED SAEED ALI VISITED MATENADARAN
    On August 9, a delegation headed by the Minister of Youth and Culture of Kurdistan Mohammed Saeed Ali visited Mashtots Matenadaran. The guests, accompanied by Karen Matevosyan, the Deputy Director of Matenadaran for Research Аffairs, and Academic Secretary Vahe Torosyan, toured the museum building and got acquainted with the study of Medieval Armenian literature, the
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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