Պատմության ֆակուլտետ
Faculty of History
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Levon B. Chookaszian

Head of Chair, Doctor of Arts, Professor | Chair of History and Theory of Armenian Art
Education
1969 - 74 Yerevan State University, Yerevan; Armenian Language and Literature.
1974 - 77 Post-graduate, Yerevan State University, Yerevan; Armenian Art.
Moscow State University, Moscow; Byzantine Art and European Art of the Middle Ages.
State Hermitage Museum. Leningrad; Byzantine Art.
Dissertation: "The Art of the 13th century Armenian Painter Grigor Calkol”.
Dissertation: "The Art of Toros Roslin in the context of the cultural
relations of Cilician Armenia of the13th century”.

Academic degree
1982 - Candidate of Art degree granted by the Institute of the Art of the
Academy of Sciences of Georgia, Tbilisi. Dissertation advisor: Victor N. Lazareff, Tatjana A. Izmailova. Dissertation: "The Art of the 13th century Armenian Painter Grigor Calkol".
2001 - Doctor of Art degree granted by the Institute of the Art of the Ministry of Culture of Russia, Moscow. Dissertation: "The Art of Toros Roslin in the context of the cultural relations of Cilician Armenia of the 13th century”.

Professional experience
1978 - winter-summer Yerevan State, University, Yerevan, Secretary of the research sector.
1978 - autumn-79 Yerevan State University,Fellow at Armenological Studies Center, Ancient Armenian Archaeology.
1978 - 83 Yerevan State University, Professor: Armenian Art and Architecture, Geographical Department.
1978 - 91 Yerevan State University. Professor: The Art of the Ancient World, History of Armenian Museums, Department of Social Sciences.
1980 - 82 Polytechnic Institute of Yerevan, Yerevan. Professor: The Ancient World Art, Department of Social Sciences.
1984 - 85 Institute of Art and Theater. Professor: Armenian Arts of the Middle Ages, Department of Art History.
1985-87 Institute of Art and Theater. Professor: Armenian Arts of the Middle Ages, Department of Painting.
1985 - Yerevan State University, Yerevan. Professor: History of Culture, Department of Philosophy.
1979 - 1996 Yerevan State University, Fellow at Armenological
Studies Center:Armenian Book Illumination of the Middle Ages.
1979 - 1993 Regular contributor of programs on Armenology and Armenian art for Armenian State Television and Radio.
1991 - Advisor on culture of the Prime Minister of Armenia.
1996 - Yerevan State University, Director of the UNESCO Chair of Armenian Art History
2005 - Winter Quarter University of California, Los Angeles,Visiting Professor: Medieval Armenian Manuscript Illumination, Armenian Painting of 17-20th Centuries,Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
2005 June-July Glendale Community College (California), International Field Studies, Study Abroad in Armenia,Summer, Session, Cultural History, Architecture and Contemporary Society of Armenia
2006 - Fall Fresno State University, California, Sixth Henry S.Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies:Armenian Massacres and Genocide Reflected in Armenian Art of the 19-20th Centuries, Armenian Studies Program
2007 - June-July Glendale Community College (California),International
Field Studies,Study Abroad in Armenia,Summer Session, Cultural History, Architecture and Contemporary Society of Armenia
2011 - Fall Quarter Central European University,Budapest,Hungary,Visiting
Professor: Medieval Armenian Manuscript Illumination.

Academic courses
Armenian Art in 14-17th centuries
Armenian Art I World Museums and Private Collections
Historiography of Armenian Art
Art business and Management

Languages
Armenian, Russian, English, French, German, Polish, Italian

Professional membership
Society “Gitelik`” (Knowledge) of the Armenia, (1978- ), Society of Bibliophiles of the Armenia (1979- ), Society for the Preservation of Monuments of the History and the Culture of the Armenia (1981- ), Armenian Artists Association of America (AAAA)(1992), Honorary Director of the Board of Directors of AAAA (1993- ), National Committee of UNESCO in Armenia (1995- ), Society for Armenian Studies (2002-), Vice-President of the Armenian National Comittee of Byzantine Studies (2009-)

Grants and honors
1. Soros Visiting Senior Research Fellow, four-month grant at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts of the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C for research in United States libraries and collections for the project “The Art of T`oros Roslin” 1992.
2. Research Fellowship of Getty Grant Program for scholars from Central and Eastern Europe, four-month grant for “The Art of T`oros Roslin” 1993.
3. Alex Manoogian Cultural Found grant for lecture serie in universities and Armenian centers of US, 1995.
4. UNESCO grant for the establishment of the Chair of Armenian Art History at Yerevan State University,1996.
5. Getty Grant for the participation at Summer Institute of World Art History at Sainsbury Center of East Anglia University in Norwich,United Kingdom,2000.
6. UNESCO grant for the “Armenian Painting Digital Project” Yerevan State University,2001.
7. UNESCO grant for the organization of the International Symposium ”Christian Armenia: Crossroad of Civilizations” at Yerevan State University,2001.
8. Resolution By the Honorable Charles S.Poochigian, 14th Senatorial District, Senate of the State of California, Member Resolution No. 386, Dated March 13,2005.
9. Certificate of Special Congressional Resolution in recognition of outstanding and invaluable service to the community, Signed by Brad Sherman, Member of Congress of United States of America, Dated March 13,2005.
10. Henry S.Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies at Fresno State University, California, Fall 2006.
11. Guest Scholar at Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence, Italy, Grant for the Research on “Armenian Art and its Relationship with the Arts of Mediterranean World” in the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence, Max-Planck-Institut,1st October-15th November, 2007.
12. Medal of Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia, 27 April, 2012.
13. Honored Worker of Culture of the Republic of Armenia, 23 May, 2012.
14. Member of Ambrosiana Academy in Milan (Italy), November, 2015.
15. Corresponding member of Montpeliers Academy (France), January, 2016.
15. Guest Scholar at Institute Nationale d’Histoire d’Art in Paris, France, Grant for the Research on “Armenian Artists and France” in 6th January-31st March, 2020.
16. Galust Gulbenkian Foundation grant for the Research on “Armenian Artists and France” in 6th January-31st March, 2020.

On the Holy Bread Stamps in the Collection of the Dudian Diocesan Museum
2020 | Article
Armenian Treasures in Romania, 2020, p. 387-405
On New Paths for the Exploration of Armenian Art
2020 | Article
Eurasiatica Serie diretta da Aldo Ferrari, Stefano Riccioni, 2020, p. 51-61
Armenian Medieval Illustrated Bibles, Inspiration of God
2020 | Article
The One-and-a-Half Millennia of the Armenian Bible and Religious Practice, 2020, p. 39-47
The Last Judgment in the Armenian Book Painting of the 13th-14th Centuries
2018 | Article
The Art of the Byzantine World Individuality of Artistic Creativity in Honor of Olga Popova, 139-141 էջ, 2018
Metal Covers of the Certain Armenian Manuscripts and Books from the Eastern European Collections
2018 | Article
ON THE BORDERLINE BETWEEN THE EAST AND THE WEST, Ուկրաինա, 319-323 էջ, 2018
About miniaturist Grigor Mlijetsi and the illustrations of the Lviv Gospels of 1197
2017 | Article
SERIES BYZANTINA. Studies on Byzantine and Post -Byzantine Art. VOLUME XV, 2017, 15, 11-31 pp.
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Հայ միջնադարյան կերպարվեստի ուսումնասիրության պատմություն (1830-ական թթ. - 1950 թ.)
2016 | Book
Հեղինակային հրատ.: 2016թ․, 154 էջ
On the Decoration of the Lvov Gospel of 1197
2016 | Thesis
Art of Armenian Diaspora Second International Conference. 2016, p. 2
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Սմբատ Տեր-Կյուրեղյանի կյանքի համառոտ ուրվագիծն ու արվեստը
2015 | Article
Անտառ ծննդոց, 2015թ․, 532-551 էջ
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Վանա լճի Լիմ կղզու փրկված և կորած գանձերը
2015 | Article
ՎԷՄ համահայկական հանդես, 2015թ․, 2 (50), 172-195 էջ
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Les enlumineurs armeniens au Moyen Age
2007 | Article
L'artista a Bisanzio e nel mondo cristiano-orientale, A cura di M.Bacci, Parma, Edizioni della Normale, 2007,p.211-253
Armensk bokmaleri Kilikia i 1100-og 1200-arene
2003 | Article
Kirke & Kultur, Eksotisk Kristen Kunst, Oslo, Norway,2003, 4, p.339-350
The five portraits of King Levon II(1270-1289) of Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia and their connections to the art of Mediterranean area
2002 | Article
Medioevo: Immagini e Ideologia, Atti del Convegno Internazionale di Studi, Parma, Italy,23-27 settembre 2002,a cura di A.Carlo Quintavalle, Parma,2005,p.129-137
L’Ouvre de T’oros Roslin et l’enluminure byzantine
2001 | Article
Revue des Etudes Armeniennes, T. 28, Paris, 2001-2002, p.399-424
Творчество Тороса Рослина в контексте культурных связей Киликийской Армении XIII века
2001 | Article
Монография, автореферат дисертации, Москва, 2001
On a Portrait of Prince Levon and Princess Keran
2000 | Article
Journal of Armenian Studies (Boston), vol. VI, No.2, 2000-2001, p.73-88
Remarks on the Portrait of Prince Lewon (MS Erevan 8321)
1994 | Article
Remarks on the Portrait of Prince Lewon (MS Erevan 8321). - “Revue des Etudes Armeniennes”, tome 25, Paris, 1994-1995, p. 299-335
Cilician Book Painting: Miniatures of Toros Roslin and Italian Art
1992 | Article
“Atti del quinto Simposio Internazionale di Arte Armena”, Venezia-Milano-Bologna-Firenze, 1988, 28 maggio-5 Guigno, San Lazzaro- Venezia, 1992, p. 321-332
Творчество Тороса Рослина и византийская монументальная живопись(Թորոս Ռոսլինի արվեստը և բյուզանդական կոթողային գեղանկարչությունը)
1989 | Article
«Բանբեր Երևանի համալսարանի», 2 (68), Երևան 1989թ., էջ 103-108
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Հայկական մանրանկարչություն, Հովհաննես Սանդղկավանեցի
1988 | Article
«Բանբեր Երևանի համալսարանի», 3 (66), Երևան 1988թ., էջ 205-207
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Թորոս Ռոսլինի արվեստը
1987 | Article
«Բանբեր Երևանի համալսարանի», 3 (63), Երևան 1987թ., էջ 121-126
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Գրիգոր Ծաղկող
1986 | Article
Մենագրություն, Երևան, 1986
Կիլիկյան Հայաստանի թագավորությունը
1985 | Article
«Բանբեր Երևանի համալսարանի», 3 (57), Երևան 1985թ., էջ 221-223
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Բ. Թուղլաջյան. Օսմանյան ճարտարապետության արևմտականացման ժամանակաշրջանը և Պալյան ընտանիքը
1983 | Article
«Բանբեր Երևանի համալսարանի», 3 (51), Երևան 1983թ., էջ 217-219
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Niektore problemy historii ormiansko-polskich kontaktow artystycznych
1983 | Article
“Studia z dziejow kontaktow polsko-ormianskich”, Lublin, 1983, s. 129-134
Армянская миниатюра в свете новейших исследований
1982 | Article
В сб. Русская и армянская средневековые литературы. Ленинград, 1982, с. 204-234
Творчество армянского художника XIII века Григора Цахкоха
1982 | Article
Монография, Автореферат диссертации, Тбилиси, 1982
Հ. Խ. Խալփախչյան. Հայաստանի ճարտարապետական համալիրները
1982 | Article
«Բանբեր Երևանի համալսարանի», 1 (46), Երևան 1982թ., էջ 214-216
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Հայ և ռուս հին գրականություններին նվիրված համատեղ գիտական նստաշրջան
1979 | Article
«Բանբեր Երևանի համալսարանի», 3 (39), Երևան 1979թ., էջ 226-228
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Rubens und Armenier
1979 | Article
“Wiener Jahrbuch fur Kunstgeschichte”, Bd. XXXII, 1979,Wien-Koln-Graz, S. 41-48
«Էջքը դժոխք» մանրանկարը Թարգմանչաց ավետարանում
1979 | Article
«Բանբեր Երևանի համալսարանի», 1 (37), Երևան 1979թ., էջ 166-175
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Սիրարփի Տեր-Ներսիսյան. Հայ արվեստը միջնադարում
1976 | Review
«Բանբեր Երևանի համալսարանի», 3 (30), Երևան 1976թ., էջ 202-205
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Documenti di Architettura Armena. no 8. AGHTAMAR
1976 | Review
«Բանբեր Երևանի համալսարանի», 1 (28), Երևան 1976թ., էջ 278-280
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