50th Tikkun Olam Award to Dr. Marine Mkhitaryan
Dr. Marine Mkhitaryan was born in 1964 in Alaverdi, Armenia to Greek and Armenian parents, Nina Lazareva and Hakob Mkhitaryan. She received her PhD in Mathematical Physics in 1993 from Yerevan Physics Institute. In 1994-95 she conducted research at the University of Ghent, in Belgium on archeology. In 1995-97, she did her post-doctoral studies at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, on archeology.
In April, 2015 she opened her photo exhibit dedicated to the Armenian, Greek, Assyrian Genocide. The venue was Yeghishe Charents house-museum, Yerevan, Armenia. To visit her website click HERE.
Marina started as amateur photography in 2007, and has had 4 prior exhibitions. Her first exhibition was held in 2009, dedicated to Greeks of Armenia, in loving memory of her Greek mother, at the Greek Embassy in Armenia. Her second exhibition was again dedicated to Greeks of Armenia and held at the Greek Consulate of New York in 2011. Her third exhibition “My Heart is in the Highlands”, was dedicated to Armenia and Karabakh, and was held in Shushi, Karabakh in 2013. The 4th photo show “Inspired by Armenia” was held in the Yeghishe Charents House-Museum in Yerevan (September, 2013). In collaboration with the Greek Embassy in Yerevan, she initiated “Memory Project: The Photographs speak…” in March, 2014. It was dedicated to Greek National Day.
For additional information on worldwide genocides by death toll click HERE
December 7, 2015 – For UPDATE from Dr. Marina Mkhitaryan Click HERE.