ISVS Conferences

Symbolic Codes and Identity Frames in Armenian Spirituality

Iași, Romania November 11, 2023 ISVS Sponsored

Symbolic Codes and Identity Frames in Armenian Spirituality

Organized by
Institute for the Study of Values and Spirituality
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași
in cooperation with
Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Romania
Union of Armenians in Romania
Institute for the Study of Values and Spirituality (ISVS) and the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, organized the International Conference having as topic Symbolic Codes and Identity Frames in Armenian Spirituality, in a hybrid format, onsite and online. The conveners were Dan Chițoiu and Corina Domnari.

Opening Session

H.E. Sergey Minasyan, Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia in Romania
Liana Minasyan, Counselor, Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Romania
Varujan Vosganian, President of The Union of Armenians in Romania

Presented Papers

Mariam Vardanyan, History and Theory of Armenian Art, State University, Armenia: Artistic Features of Armenian Liturgical Objects
Avedis Hadjian, Verb Company, Venice, Italy: Theological and National Significance of the Dome in Armenian Religious Architecture
Vlad Bedros, National University of Arts, Bucharest, Romania: Between Gospel Canon Tables and Facade Decoration: Conveying Divine Presence
Fr. Hetum Tarverdyan, Akhtala Monastery, Armenia: Early Christian Symbolism of the Cross
Levon Chookaszian, Head of the Chair of History and Theory of Armenian Art, Yerevan State University, Armenia: On the Symbolism and Identity of the Armenian Medieval Miniatures
Maricel Agop, Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iași & Iași Branch, The Union of Armenians in Romania: Symbols as Patterns in Armenian Cultural Tradition
Paul Bogdan, Theologian, Bucharest, Romania: History of Armenians in Romania. Interferences and Influences