The state as a principle


Where can populist political power lead in a state with ontological problems? We are talking with analyst Armen Hovhannisyan. Anna Sargsyan conducts the conversation.

Attack on Armenia according to the "peace treaty"


Azerbaijan has attacked the Republic of Armenia and is demanding the peace treaty "due to it".  What solution can this geopolitical situation have in the current internal political conditions of Armenia?  Political scientist Alen Ghevondyan is in our pavillion. Anna Sargsyan conducts the conversation.

Public Administration: Knowledge or Emotion?


Since independence, a simple search has been heard in our popular conversation: we need a leader who is patriotic and cares about the people. Why is state system engineering necessary and where is our state going?  Public administration specialist Hovhannes Avetisyan is at the "Third Millennium" pavillion. Anna Sargsyan conducts the conversation.

To Become a Patrolman or a Teacher?


The education crisis also became evident in the image of this year's university entrance exams. No prepared applicants or graduates willing to apply?  To what extent is the problem demographic, to what extent socio-political and to what extent educational? Education expert Serob Khachatryan and historical demography specialist Mikael Malkhasyan discuss. Anna Sargsyan conducts the conversation.

Armenian-studies after the 44-day war


Hamlet Petrosyan and Nzhdeh Yeranyan co-authored the trilingual study-picture book "Monumental Culture of Artsakh". The book presents the old, ancient and early Christian monuments, khachkars and tombstones of Artsakh with a historical and semantic analysis. The problem of the ethnic and religious affiliation of those pilgrims is presented in detail. According to the documentary data, Azerbaijani manipulations against the monumental culture of Artsakh are denied. Archaeologist, cultural expert Nzhdeh Yeranyan is in our pavillion. Anna Sargsyan conducts the conversation.

Security and identity


What was the consequence of our defeat in 2020?Why are we in a more difficult situation today than in 2020 shortly after November 9th? We hosted former adviser to the Minister of Defense, orientalist Artak Bshtikyan. Anna Sargsyan conducts the conversation.

The Complex Path of State Collapse and Assembly


Why is our national, state life in turmoil? What signals does the Diaspora receive from Yerevan?  Why is Artsakh isolated in the "era of peace"? We hosted Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, diplomat Vahagn Melikyan. Anna Sargsyan conducts the conversation.

The not somber memory maps of the people of Shushi


A year and a half after the deportation of the people of Shushi in 2020, the "Shushi- Mind maps" study was placed on our table. This is a book about the city through the memories of the people who lived there, the flip side of official memory.  We hosted in our Pavilion Ethnographer Gohar Stepanyan, one of the authors of the book. Anna Sargsyan conducts the conversation.

From Madrid to Brussels. On the solutions to the Artsakh conflict


The process of peaceful settlement of the Artsakh conflict has undergone a drastic change after the 2020 war. What is the best possible solution to the post-war realities, how to stop the diplomatic-political retreat? Politician Tigran Grigoryan is in our pavilion. The conversation is conducted by Anna Sargsyan.

Aghvan Catholicosate. Part 2


What is the administrative unit of Aghvank, what is the Catholicosate of Aghvan? What does Artsakh have to do with these two historical realities? The director of the Matenadaran and publishing house of the Mother See, Rev. Fr. Ararat Poghosyan and Historian Vahe Torosyan are discussing. The conversation is conducted by Anna Sargsyan.

Aghvan Catholicosate. Part 1


What is the administrative unit of Aghvank, what is the Catholicosate of Aghvan? What does Artsakh have to do with these two historical realities? The director of the Matenadaran and publishing house of the Mother See, Rev. Fr. Ararat Poghosyan and Historian Vahe Torosyan are discussing. The conversation is conducted by Anna Sargsyan.

The issue of preservation of the spiritual-cultural heritage of Artsakh - an inviolable milestone


The Austrian Committee of the Office for the Preservation of the Spiritual and Cultural Heritage of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin initiated a "Culture in Conflict: South Caucasus today" international conference-discussion at the Museum of Historical Arts in Vienna. The issues of protection and preservation of Artsakh's cultural heritage were at the center of the event. The Armenian delegation has returned from Vienna; in our pavilion is the director of the Artsakh Cultural Heritage Preservation Office, Rev. Fr. Archimandrite Garegin Hambardzumyan; the deputy director of the Foundation for the Study of Armenian Architecture, engineer Raffi Kortoshyan. The conversation is conducted by Anna Sargsyan.