21st Workshop of Armenian Studies

The Association is delighted to announce the 21st Workshop of Armenian studies which will take place at Hay Tun in Milan on November 11th, 2017. This year the workshop will be in memoriam of Prof. Gabriella Uluhogian, one of the main founders of the Association in 1987.

The scheduled programme is as follows (in Italian):

10.30-10.45, S.E. Mons. Levon Zekiyan, Presidente dell’Associazione Padus-Araxes
Parole di saluto

10.45-11.00: Anna Sirinian, Federico Alpi (Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna)
Presentazione della raccolta di studi di Gabriella Uluhogian Collectanea armeniaca
(Biblioteca Ambrosiana – Bulzoni Editore)

11.00-12.00: Antonio Panaino (Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna)
I Magi evangelici nella narrazione del Vangelo Armeno dell’Infanzia
(lectio magistralis)

12.00-12.30: Alessandra Gilibert (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia)
Le sorgenti dei draghi. Arte preistorica monumentale nelle montagne d’Armenia

Discussione

14.30-15.00: Yeghis Keheyan (Università di Roma La Sapienza)
Caratterizzazione dei materiali dei manoscritti armeni

15.00-15.30: Maria Lucia Aliffi (Università di Palermo)
L’italiano nelle opere per pianoforte di Komitas

15.30-16.00: Alessia Boschis  (Università degli Studi di Torino)
Tra Bisanzio e l’Asia centrale. Considerazioni sulla decorazione della chiesa della Santa Croce di Ałtʻamar

Discussione finale

Final Press Release for the 32nd Summer Intensive Course of Armenian Language & Culutre in Venice

The Intensive Summer Course of Armenian Language and Culture of Venice organized by the Cultural Association “Padus-Araxes”, in collaboration with the Venetian Catholic Patriarchate and the Studium Generale Marcianum Foundation, took place this year from August 1st through August 19th. 

This year the programme had 32 participating students, both Armenians and non-Armenians, from 9 countried (Armenia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Great Britain, USA). Among them this year there was a significant number of undergraduate and graduate students, the other being people of different ages, among whom also several professionals, teachers, and academics.

For the eighth time this year some students of the eighth class from the Koloyan Armenian High School of Toronto (Canada) took part in the course, under the guidance of the Principal, Prof. Armen Martirossian and one of thei teachers, Suzanne MIldounian. Besides, as it has been in the previous four years, young Armenian teachers from Istanbul, sent by the Union of the Armenian Schools of Istanbul, arrived in order to improve their linguistic knowledge through the study of some masterpieces of modern Western Armenian literature, and to acquire new abilities in didactics, history of language and classical Armenian.