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ARAM SIMONYAN - Rector of YSU,Director of IAS

ARAM SIMONYAN

Doctor of History, Professor, NAS RA Associate member

 
 
Date of birth
April 12, 1955
 
Place of birth
Republic of Armenia, Syunik region, Goris
 
Education
1977-1981   Moscow Institute of History of USSR AS, Postgraduate studies
1972-1977   Yerevan State University, Faculty of History
1961-1972   Secondary school
 
Work  experience
From 2008, July 10   Director of Institute for Armenian Studies of YSU
From 2006, May        Rector of YSU
2000-2006                 Vice-rector on educational activities
2005                          Received  professor’s degree
1995-2000                 Head of YSU Educational Administration
1986-2000                 Assistant of YSU chair of USSR History, Associate professor of the chair of Armenian History
2000                          Defended  doctoral thesis
1993-1995                 YSU Academic  Secretary
1983                          Defended  PhD thesis
1981-1983                 Junior scientific associate of Armenian SSR  AS  Institute of History, then scientific associate
 
Scientific activities
He is the author of 85 scientific studies, 4 of which are monographs. The field of research includes history of the Armenian nation (in the  second half of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century), especially historical statistics, industrial capital, as well as  the issues of Artsakh and Zangezur history 1917-1921.
He was the supervisor of 10 defended PhD theses.
He took part in numerous international and republican symposiums. He was repeatedly  invited in scientific-educational centers of Italy, Belgium, Great Britain, Germany, Spain, USA and a number of other countries, where he was engaged in scientific-educational  activities.
 
Language proficiency
Armenian, Russian, English
 
Party
Member of the Republican Party of Armenia
 
Marital status
Married, has two daughters
 
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