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Personal Data

Full name: Gevorg A. Poghosyan
Place of birth: Yerevan, Armenia
Birthdate: 16.11.1950
Specialization: Sociology
Reasearch areas: Main activities are the issues of methods and methodology of sociology, verification of sociological information, elaboration of the theories of disaster, migration, political sociology, as well as problems and peculiarities of social transformations, societies in transition period
Membership of other academies: President of Armenian Sociological Association (since 1990). Member of International Academy of Sciences of Nature and Society (1998), International Sociological Association (1993), European Sociological Association (2000), International Philosophical Association (2003), member of ESOPMAR (2006)
Current position: Director of the Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Law of NAS RA (since 1995), Member of the Presidium of NAS RA (since 2011)
Education: Graduated from YSU (1974), Dr. of Sociology (2003), Corr.-member of NAS RA (2006), Professor (2007), Full member of NAS RA (2014)
Address: Yerevan 0010, 44 Aram str., Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Law of NAS RA
Tel.: (+374 10) 530571
E-mail: gevork [ at ]

Other Information

He was awarded the Movses Khorenatsi Medal (2011), Fridtjof Nansen International Gold Medal (2008), The President of the National Assembly "Gratitude" (2005), Armenian National Academy presidency "Gratitude" (1982), The American Biographical Institute (ABI) is recognized as "Person of the Year" (1997, 1999, 2005), British International Biographical Centre (IBC) has been awarded the "Outstanding Scholars of the 21st Century" title (2001)


In the framework of IncoNet EaP Plus project National Academy of Sciences of RA announces call for networking grants for participation in Brokerage Events related to Horizon2020 as well as in Preparatory Meetings for the development of concrete project proposals for selected thematic calls within H2020

The Institute of Literature after M. Abeghyan of the National Academy of Sciences of RA organizes a republican scientific session dedicated to the 180th anniversary of Perch Proshyan, which will take place on the 15th of June, 2017, in Yerevan

On 5 July, 2017, NAS RA Institute of History organizes a scientific conference in Yerevan devoted to the 90th anniversary of NAS RA academician H. Bartikyan

On 7-9 July, 2017, NAS RA Institute of History organizes the XXXVIII scientific session of young scientific workers of the NAS RA Institute of History in Aghveran

In the framework of EU H2020 Black Sea Horizon project the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia announces a call for participation in BSH Horizon 2020 Summer School on Social Sciences and Humanities, to be held on 10-12 July, 2017 in Yerevan

On 18-22 September, 2017, Department of Physics and Astrophysics of NAS RA and Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory after V.A. Ambartsumian of NAS RA organize International Symposium "Star formation and star formation regions" in Byurakan. For more information see:

On 19-22 September, 2017, Department of Physics and Astrophysics of NAS RA and the Institute for Physical Research of NAS RA organize

On 25-28 September, 2017, Institute for Informatics and Automation problems of NAS RA organizes 11th International Conference on "Computer Science and Information Technologies - CSIT-2017" (Yerevan, Armenia). For more information see:

On 25-29 September, 2017, the V International Conference on "Chemistry and Chemical Technologies" will be held in Yerevan, organized by the M.G. Manvelyan Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry NAS RA and Division of Chemistry and Earth Sciences NAS RA

In September, 2017, the Institute of Molecular Biology NAS RA organizes the International Young Scientists School “Molecular and Cellular Bases of Host-Microbes Interactions: Immunogenomics”

On 2-6 October, 2017, the Institute of Mechanics of NAS RA, Ishlinsky Institute for Problems in Mechanics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of Armenia, Russian National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia, Goris State University organize 5th International Conference on "Topical problems of Continuum Mechanics" (Goris, Armenia).For more information see

On 3-7 October, 2017 the V Symposium of Armenian Chemical Society (with international participation) "Actual Problems of Fundamental and Applied Chemistry" ArmCS-5 will be held in Yerevan, organized by the Armenian Chemical Society and Scientific Technological Center of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry

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