Lessons from the past

By Rouben Indjikian, Professor at Webster University Geneva

On September 25, 2013 the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Academy of Sciences of Armenia marked the 100th anniversary of its founder Hovhannes Indjikian, a well-known historian. Why should a former colleague who passed away in 1990 be still so honored? Above all because of the heritage of scientific and exemplary human and patriotic values and acts, which he bequeathed to his younger colleagues and all of us.


Armenian Treasures

Over the centuries Armenians have had an influence on many a local culture and the world civilization at large. It is difficult to argue the Armenian people’s tremendous potential and their contributions to a wide range of discoveries that have changed the world.


The Mountainous Island TEST

The Armenian plateau, also known as the Armenian Highlands, is located in the east of Asia Minor. On the territory of about 400 000 sq. km the Iranian and Anatolian plateaus bumped, forming a mountain chain (a similar fact can be observed in the Pamirs). Although the plateau is indeed named after the Armenian nation, the country itself occupies only a part it.

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