Department of Diaspora Studies 
 
The main purpose of the Department of Diaspora Studies activities is to create
necessary analytical resources for the study of modern Diaspora.
 
The Department pursues the following objectives:
 
  • to explore the economic, social and spiritual potential of the various parts of the Armenian population worldwide
     
  • to seek ways of unifying the nation in the face of both nationwide and specific issues
     
  • to develop strategies for preserving and strengthening the national identity

2020-09-15

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Department of Diaspora Studies of

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography NAS RA

invites you to participate in the international webinar on "The Development of Model of Studying and Mapping the Potential of the Armenian Diaspora", which will take place on September 17, 2020 at 12PM (GMT + 4).

The webinar will be conducted by the Head of Department of Diaspora Studies, Doctor of Historical Sciences R. Karapetyan.

 

Participants:

Yerevan - Pavel Avetisyan, Armen Voskanyan, Vardan Saakyan and the researchers of the Department of Diaspora Studies;

Almaty - Aram Navasardyan;

Beirut - Andranik Dakesian, Paul Haidostian;

Berlin - Haik Martirosian;

Kiev - Yelena Oganesyan;

Marseille - Patrick Donabedian;

Poznan - Gor Martirosian;

Vladikavkaz - Samvel Meliksetyan;

Paris - Rene Levonian.

General seminar-attendance review.

Nowadays the radical changes are taking place in the Armenian Diaspora affecting various aspects of the life of whole nation. Within this context the changes, emerging in the Diaspora, are deeper, because the living conditions of the Armenian ethnic group vary greatly from one environment to another which poses many challenges to reproduction of ethnicity and the preservation of identity.

The contents of the programme «The Development of Model of Studying and Mapping the Potential of the Armenian Diaspora» were presented to the participants.

Topics to be discussed:

• The Problems of Modeling the Potential of Diaspora.

• The Methodology of Identifying and Studing the Potential of Diaspora.

• The Project Prospects.

To each participant will be given 5-10 minutes to discuss the topic or answer questions.

The link to connect the webinar will be shared on September 16 until 18:00 (GMT + 4).

Feedback:

karapetyan.ruben.s@gmail.com,

info.diasporastudies@gmail.com,

Tel . +374 098 540 355.

2020-09-04

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On Sept 3, 2020,
the international webinar on "Problems and principles of cooperation in the context of new challenges of the

Diaspora" was organised by the Department of Diaspora Studies of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography NAS RA.

The agenda discussed goals and objectives, preconditions and the necessity of collecting the intellectual potential of the RA

and Diaspora, the main tasks of implementing the network mechanisms into the Diaspora Studies, the perspectives of forming

the network of diasporologists, the problems of creating a joint monitoring platform, the development of common research programs and a number of other issues.

The webinar-discussion was conducted by the Head of the Department of Diaspora Studies, Doctor of Historical Sciences R. Karapetyan.

The experts from different countries took part in the discussion. A number of agreements were reached during the discussion.

The seminars will be ongoing.

 

2020-09-01

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On Sept 3, 2020

The Department of Diaspora Studies of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography NAS RA organises the webinar-discussion on 

"The problems and principles of cooperation in the context of Diaspora new challenges".

Webinar agenda:

1. The main objectives and tasks for collecting the intellectual potential of the RA and Diaspora.

2. The contribution of network mechanisms in Diaspora Studies.

3. The principles and the perspectives of forming the network of diasporologists.

The discussion will be conducted by the Head of Department of Diaspora Studies, Doctor of Historical Sciences R. Karapetyan.

The specialists from Almaty, Beirut, Berlin, Kiev, Poznan, Prague, Vladikavkaz, Paris will take part in the webinar.

2020-03-05

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 A thesis seeking the awarding of the candidate degree in History (referred to Ethnography) by Suzanna Barseghyan

“The Role of the Ethnic Media within the Armenian Diaspora (an ethno-sociological research)”, 

was presented to a session of the Specialized Council 007 of the High Qualifying Commission on Archaeology and Ethnography

taking place at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, NAS RA on May 5, 2020.

2020-03-05

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A thesis seeking the awarding of the candidate degree in History (referred to Ethnography) by Lusine Tanajyan

“The Social Changes within the Armenian Diaspora (an ethno-sociological research among Armenians of Los Angeles, Tehran, Beirut)”,

was presented to a session of the Specialized Council 007 of the High Qualifying Commission on Archaeology and Ethnography

taking place at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, NAS RA on May 5, 2020.

2019-11-17

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International Symposium "THE PRIORITY ISSUES OF ARMENIAN  DIASPORA STUDIES"
 
November 14, 2019, Yerevan:
The symposium on the Priority issues of Armenian  Diaspora Studies was held in the Institute of
Archeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of the RA, which was organized by
the department of Diaspora Studies and the Armenian Diaspora research center at Haigazian University in Beirut.
The symposium was attended by scientists and researchers from Yerevan, Beirut and Paris, as well as representatives of state and public institutions of the Republic of Armenia...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Situation in the Armenian Community of Tbilisi

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   On November 16 of the present year the presentation of the 38th volume

    of Beirut Haigazian Armenological review took place at the Matenadaran named

     after Mesrop Mashtots. The review includes 40 authors’ articles. The 38th volume

      is devoted to Father, Supreme Archimandrite Andranik Kranean, the senior responsible

      editor of the previous volumes of the Armenological Review. The Review also included

                                      an article by researchers of the Department of Diaspora studies of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography

                                       NAS RA Sona Nersisyan and Lusine Tanajyan on the "Current Situation in the Armenian Community of Tbilisi".

    

2019-10-18

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A thesis seeking the awarding of the candidate degree in History (referred to Ethnography E.00.04) by Sona Nersisyan

“The Role of the Social Net within the Armenian Diaspora (an ethno-sociological research)”, 

was presented to a session of the Specialized Council 007 of the High Qualifying Commission on Archaeology and Ethnography 

taking place at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography NAS RA on October 18, 2019.

2019-06-01

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This year, May 30-31, researchers of the Department of Diaspora Studies

Sona Nersisyan and Lusine Tanajyan, have participated in the conference

on “Armenians of Greece and Cyprus” which took place in HaigazianUniversity of Lebanon.

They presented the following reports`: Sona Nersisyan “The Role of Armenian Organizations in Greece in Organizing the Local Armenian Community”.

Lusine Tanajyan “The Socio-cultural Characteristics of the Cypriot Armenian Life.”

 

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