On 11 th May, On the initiative of Lusine Tanajyan, who is fellow researcher at the
Department of Diaspora Studies, there was a scientific discussion within the framework
of the project "The integration experience of SyrianArmenians in Armenia: problem-solving
mechanisms". The discussion has been dedicated to the issues of the adaptation and
integration of Syrian Armenians migrated from Syria during the last years. The specialists
from various fields (psychologists, sociologists, ethnographers, social workers, etc.) participated
in the discussion. During the discussion, there was a comparison of the Experience
of the acceptence of immigrants groups in Armenia (Syrian-Armenians, Iraqi Armenians, etc.)
at different times. The discussion was followed by a meeting with Syrian-Armenians, who talked
about their unsolved and already resolved issues in various spheres. Discussions with various
Syrian Armenians have also been directed to clarification of the future intentions of the Syrian
Armenians in the context of the last civil processes.
This study was made possible through the full support of Open Society
Foundations –Armenia’s Policy Fellowship Program Initiative.