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Sargis Melkonyan

Personal Information

Name, Surname                                            Sargis Melkonyan, Candidate of Historical Sciences

Date of birth                                                 26 January, 1992

Place of Birth                                                Yerevan, Republic of Armenia

 

Education

1998-2008                                                     Secondary school No. 60 aft. Vahan Teryan, Yerevan

Graduated with “Excellence”

 

2009-2013                                                                 Full-time Bachelor student at Faculty of Theology, Yerevan State University (YSU)

Graduated with “excellence” by defending graduate thesis on “The reasons for the division of the Church and the unifying policy of Byzantium in the first half of the 7th century”

 

2013-2015                                                     Master’s student at Faculty of Theology, Yerevan State University (YSU)

Graduated with “excellence” by defending Master’s thesis on “The issues of the origin of unity and the problem of the union of the Armenian Church with that of the Byzantine in the first half of the 7th century”

 

July – October, 2015                                                Fellow at the Christian Orient Department of the Oriental Institute at Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg, Germany (via DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst / German Academic Exchange Programme))

 

2015-2018                                                     Full-time postgraduate research student at YSU

Granted the degree of Candidate of Historical Sciences by defending dissertation on  “The doctrine of unity in the context of inter-church dialogue (first half of the 7th century)”

 

2018-2019                                                                 Researcher at Christian Orient Department of the  Oriental Institute at Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. Specialization: “Monasticism in Eastern Churches”.

 

 

 

Work Experience

 

2015-2016                                                                 Lecturer of History of Armenian Church at Faculty of Theology, YSU

 

September- November, 2018                                   Researcher at the Department of Ethnosociology of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography NAS

 

2018 – present                                                           A remote employee at the Centre for Eastern and Oriental Christianity in Louvain-la-Neuve University, Belgium (responsible for comparing the manuscripts being studied for the compilation and publication of the examination material of the Armenian translation of “Chronology” by the famous 13th century figure Mikael Assyri)

 

November 2019 -present                                          Editor-in-Chief at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin publishing house

 

2019 – present                                               Professor at the Chair of Theology at YSU

 

 

Public Activity

2012-2015                                                                 Chairman of the SSS (Student Scientific Society) of Faculty of Theology at YSU

 

Marital Status                                             Single