Vartan Matiossian

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Vartan Matiossian (Վարդան Մատթէոսեան) is a diasporan Armenian historian, translator and editor. He is currently director of the Armenian National Education Committee (New York) and book review editor for Armenian Review.[1]

Biography[edit]

Matiossian was born in Montevideo (Uruguay) on March 6, 1964. He moved to Buenos Aires in 1973. In 1991 he graduated from the School of Economic Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires. From 1992 to 2000 he was associate professor of Armenian History and Religion at the School of Eastern Studies, Universidad del Salvador (Buenos Aires). In 2000 he moved to New Jersey, where he has lived since then. In 2006 he earned his Ph.D. in history from the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia. His fields of interest cover Armenian history and literature, both ancient and modern. Besides his scholarly work, he is an active contributor to the periodical press in Armenian, English, and Spanish.

Selected publications[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Կոստան Զարեանի շուրջ (On Gostan Zarian), Antelias (Lebanon): Kevork Melidinetzi Literary Prize, 1998
  • Անվերջ վերադարձ. Հայաստանի ճանապարհները (1988-2004) (Eternal Return: the Roads of Armenia, 1988-2004)), Yerevan: Zangak-97, 2005
  • Հարաւային կողմն աշխարհի. հայերը Լատին Ամերիկայի մէջ սկիզբէն մինչեւ 1950 (The Southern Side of the Earth: Armenians in Latin America from the Beginnings to 1950), Antelias (Lebanon): Richard and Tina Carolan Literary Fund, 2005
  • Շամախեցի պարուհին. Արմէն Օհանեանի կեանքն ու գործը (The Dancer of Shamakha: Life and Work of Armen Ohanian), Yerevan: Press of the Museum of Literature and Art, 2007 (coauthored with Artsvi Bakhchinyan)
  • Գրական-բանասիրական ուսումնասիրութիւններ (Literary and Philological Studies), Antelias (Lebanon): Kevork Melidinetzi Literary Prize, 2009
  • Pasado sin retorno, futuro que espera: los armenios en la Argentina, ayer y hoy, Montevideo: Asociación Cultural Uruguay-Armenia, 2011

Books edited[edit]

  • Los armenios en América del Sur: Primeras Jornadas de Estudio, Buenos Aires: Instituto de Investigación Armenológica, 1992
  • Bedrós Hadjian, El cinturón, translated by Berg Agemian, Buenos Aires: Akian, 2004
  • Bedros Hadjian, Հարաւը Սփիւռքի մէջ (The South in the Diaspora), Aleppo: Cilicia Press, 2008
  • Gurgen Mahari, Չարենց-նամէ (Յուշեր, յօդուածներ) (Charents-Nameh: Recollections, Articles), compiled by Grigor Achemyan, Yerevan: Bookinist, 2012
  • Հայաստանի պատմական ատլաս / Atlas of Historical Armenia, New York: Armenian National Education Committee, 2012

Books co-edited[edit]

  • Charents: Poet of the Revolution, Costa Mesa (Ca.): Mazda Press, 2003 (with Marc Nichanian)
  • Gurgen Mahari, Երկերի լիակատար ժողովածու (Integral Collection of Works), vol. I-XIII, compiled by Grigor Achemyan, Yerevan: Antares, 2014-2018 (with Arqmenik Nikoghosyan)

Books translated[edit]

  • Sarkís Gulludjian, El arte de vivir, Buenos Aires: n.p., 1985
  • Sarkís Gulludjian, La fuente de la luz, Buenos Aires: Shoghag, 1986
  • Eghishé Charénts, Libro del camino, Buenos Aires: Avant, 1987
  • Bedrós Hadjian, Grandes figuras de la cultura armenia (siglos V-X), Buenos Aires: Armengraf, 1987
  • Sarkís Gulludjian, Dos conferencias esclarecedoras, Buenos Aires: Asociación Cultural Armenia Hamazkaín, 1988, 108 pages
  • Bedrós Hadjian, Grandes figuras de la cultura armenia (siglos XI-XIII), Buenos Aires: Armengraf, 1990
  • Iervant Odian, El camarada Panchuní, Buenos Aires: Armengraf, 1992
  • Paruyr Sevak, El árbol solitario, Buenos Aires: Armengraf, 1995
  • Bedrós Hadjian, La palabra silenciada: las pérdidas intelectuales del Genocidio Armenio, Buenos Aires: Armengraf, 2001
  • Martirós de Yerzinka, Hovhannes Aprakunetzi, Sarguis el Monje, Itinerarios, Yerevan: Academia Linguistica Internacional, 2001, 50 pages (with Vahan Sarkisian)
  • Otros tiempos: poesía contemporánea de Armenia, Yerevan: Unión de Escritores de Armenia, 2006
  • Bedrós Hadjian, Cien años, cien historias: Armenia y los armenios en el siglo XX, Buenos Aires: Editum, 2007
  • George (Kevork) Apelian, No vendas a mi hermanita, mamá (historias de un martirio eterno), Buenos Aires: n.p., 2009
  • Artak Movsisian, La meseta sagrada: Armenia en la geografía espiritual del antiguo Medio Oriente, Yerevan: Universidad de Erevan, 2010 (with Ruben Artzruni)
  • Artsvi Bakhchinyan, Armenian Cinema-100: The Early History of Armenian Cinema (from 1895 to mid 1920s), Yerevan: Academy of Cinema of Armenia and Union of Armenian Cinematographers, 2012 (with the collaboration of Susanna Mkrtchyan)
  • Narrativa armenia contemporánea, Yerevan: Edit Print, 2014, 151 pages
  • Հնգամեայ ծրագիր. Հայկական Համայնքներու բաժանմունք 2014-2018, Lisbon: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2014, pp. 33-67.
  • Haiganoush Satchian-Grkacharian, Hadjin, If We Forget You..., Glendale: Ars Publishing, 2017, 296 pages

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ANEC Holds Teacher Training Seminar". The Armenian Weekly. September 14, 2012. Retrieved May 3, 2013.
    - "Editorial staff and board". The Armenian Review. Retrieved May 3, 2013.

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