Hripsime V. Pikichyan
Department of History
Yerevan State University
Hripsime V. Pikichyan is Candidate of History, Associate Professor | Chair of Culturology Education 1970 - 1976: Yerevan State University, Philological Department, Philologist and Teacher of Armenian Language and Literature 1968 - 1972: Yerevan Musical-Pedagogical College, The Folk Instruments Department Academic degree 2006: "Music and the Musician in the Armenian Traditional Everyday and Ritual Life", National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, Institute of Archeology and Ethnography, 00.04 professional council 2009: Associate professor Working experience 2006 - present:lecturer at Yerevan State University, Department of Cultural Studies 2000 - 2007: lecturer at Yerevan State Pedagogical Institute after K. Abovyan, Department of Culture 1993 - 2003: Invited lecturer at Yerevan State University, Department of Ethnography 1988 - present:Senior researcher at National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, Institute of Art, Department of Folk Music 1985 - 1993: Scientific editor at “Koultur-Lousavorakan Ashkhatank” journal of the Ministry of Culture (renamed into “Mshakuyt” in 1988) 1986 - 1988: Senior researcher at State Museum of History of Armenia. 1978 – 1986: Senior researcher at State museum of Ethnography, head of Department of social living and spiritual culture 1973 - 1978: Teacher at musical school in Masis town 1970 - 1973: Teacher at musical school in Ararat town
The contemporary transformations of traditional fete-ritual life. Issues of identity. Traditional musical culture. Urban musical culture. Museum as a cultural text.