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Faculty of Oriental Studies
The courses on Oriental Studies were conducted in YSU from its very foundation.:
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Mariam A. Elmasyan

Assistant | Chair of Arabic Studies
Education
2000 - 2004 Yerevan State University, Armenia PhD, Ancient and Modern Languages of Asia
04.01-18.01.2001 Center of Arabic Language, Cairo
1991 - 1996 Yerevan State University, Armenia
1997 - 1999 Laiden University, The Netherlands, MA exchange program In Islamic Studies

Professional experience
2003 –pr assistant professor, Yerevan State University, Faculty of Arabic Studies
1999 - 2003 lecturer of Arabic Language and Literature, Yerevan State University, Faculty of Arabic Studies
1996 - 1997 Researcher in the Arabic Department of the faculty of Oriental Studies, Yerevan, Armenia

Academic courses
Arabic Language, Modern Arabic Literature, Muslim Philosophy

Scale of professional interests
Medieaval Islamic culrure and literature, Modern Arabic Literature, The development of social and political thought of Middle East 18-20centuties, Islamic religious movements

Languages
Armenian (mother tongue), English (fluent), Russian (fluent), Arabic (fluent),Persian


Professional membership (NGO, professional council, editorial staff of scientific journal, funds etc.)
“ARMENIAN CENTER FOR MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES” NGO
“ARMENIAN ASSOCIATION FOR ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIP AND SUPPORT” NGO

mariam@ysu.am

Contacts
Dean - Candidate of Philological Sciences,
Associate Professor Ruben H. Melkonyan

Dean's Office:(+374 60) 71-05-73,
(+374 60) 71-05-74,
(inner line 55-73, 55-74),
orient@ysu.am