The conference will aim at enhancing the scholarly communication between research communities of Armenia and Turkey around issues of Armenia-Turkey normalization with a focus on civil society, social, economic, political, cultural, and mass media aspects of the issue.
The conference will host around 40 participants interested in the field of Armenia-Turkey relations including experts, scholars, NGO and media representatives. To solicit applications from qualified participants, CRRC and the members of the ATNP Consortium disseminated an open call available here. During the conference the participants will present their findings/papers that will touch upon the different aspects of the Armenia-Turkey normalization. CRRC will arrange for an online publication of the conference papers and presentations.
Ms. Arpine Aleksanyan and Ms. Sona Baloyan from Yerevan, from “Matenadaran” Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, were supported with the travel grant to visit Istanbul, Turkey for meetings with the Armenian Patriarchate, Armenian high schools, foundations and publishing houses to discuss possibilities of further collaboration on preserving the Armenian culture.