A few days ago, an expanded international forum was held in Kazan, the capital city of Tatarstan, related to the interaction and discourse of cultures, as well as tolerance of spiritual-cultural values.
On this occasion, the Head of the Chair of History of Armenia, Professor Ashot Piliposyan and the Lecturer of the Chair of Museum Studies, Library Studies and Bibliography Liana Gevorgyan represented the Pedagogical University at the forum.
During the four-day forum, within the scope of scientific reports, around 200 representatives from 50 countries discussed intercultural relations and the necessity and significance of dialogues.
What is more, within the framework of this initiative undertaken by the UNESCO, a 17th century antique wood archeological museum was opened in Izhevsk.
The ASPU representatives shared with the foreign participants of the forum about their prospects on archeological monuments and a reserve-museum of Metsamor.
In his interview to the aspu.am professor Piliposyan stated that the representatives of Moldavia, Kyrgyzstan and Tatarstan expressed great interest in Armenian historical and cultural archeological values and came up with offers of cooperation.
“Despite the fact, that Armenia is the youngest among all of the participating countries, it still has a serious word in this area; our country is densely filled with around 25000 permanent monuments that are considered historical and cultural heritage” mentioned the Professor and added that an offer had been made to the historical and cultural centre- reserve museum in Bolghar to jointly process 3,5 thousand years old wooden items excavated in the areas of Metsamor, Lchashen and Lori Castle.
Speaking about the effectiveness of the forum, Ashot Piliposyan was glad to notice that due to participation in such initiatives the interest of archeologists of various countries towards the ancient history and culture of our country grows.