The 8th international post-graduate conference on ancient zoology started in Yerevan, Armenia. During the upcoming three days of the conference, scientists, post-graduates, and candidates will come together with the purpose of discussing important and relevant topics in the field.
In his opening remarks, Ara Tarverdyan, Director of the Service for the Protection of Historical Environment and Cultural Museum-Reservations, SNCO, said: “It is my pleasure to welcome You in Yerevan. I believe that the forum would be a starting point for both further development of the field and training of specialists. I would like to express my gratitude to our best friends, Prof. Krzysztof Jakubiak, Director of the Institute of Archeology, University of Warsaw, and researcher of the same institution Kynga Bygora for organizing this important event in our country. I expect even higher level of cooperation for the future.”
While welcoming the participants, the secretary scientist of the organization Dr. Ashot Piliposyan noted that the symposium dedicated to the animal world is a very important step towards the development of this particular field of studies. He also stressed the importance of the input that the young scientist had and are continuing to have in the process.
The conference will end on June 23. Before departure, all the guests and the participants of the forum will get an opportunity to get acquainted with a small part of the cultural-historical heritage of Armenia by visiting places such as Garni, Metsamor, Zvartnots, and Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.