XX. Yüzyıl Ermeni Tarihi– Birinci Kısım
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The course has been designed to provide comprehensive yet concise knowledge on Armenian history in 20th century. It offers an overview of the formation of the Republic of Armenia in 1918-1920, its internal and external situation. The course provides information about the Turkish-Armenian War of 1920, liberation struggles of Zangezur and Artsakh, the sovietisation of Armenia, as well as the economy of Soviet Armenia from 1921-1928 and a number of piece treaties signed during that period.
The course is accessible to a large audience.

Akademik Takvimi

DönemKayıt DönemiDersler
2025 Kış6 Aralık (Cuma) - 22 Aralık (Pazar) 20246 Ocak (Pazartesi) - 11 Mart (Salı)
2025 Bahar7 Mart (Cuma) – 23 Mart (Pazar)7 Nisan (Pazartesi) –10 Haziran (Salı)
2025 Yaz6 Haziran (Cuma) –22 Haziran (Pazar)7 Temmuz (Pazartesi) –9 Eylül (Salı)
2025 Sonbahar5 Eylül (Cuma) – 21 Eylül (Pazar)6 Ekim (Pazartesi) –9 Aralık (Salı)

Topics Covered

  • The formation of the Republic of Armenia. The internal situation of 1918-1920.
  • The external situation of Republic of Armenia (1918-1920). Paris peace summit. The Treaty of Sevres.
  • The Turkish-Armenian war of 1920. The sovietisation of Armenia.
  • The liberation struggles of Zangezur and Artsakh of 1918-1921.
  • The February rebellion of 1918-1921. The civil struggles in Armenia.
  • The peace treaties of Moscow and Kars of 1921.
  • The formation of Soviet Union. The economy of Soviet Armenia.
  • The industrialization of Armenia and the collectivization of agriculture.

What Will I Learn

Upon completion of the course, students will have familiarity with the chronology of significant events in Armenian history that had an impact on the Armenian nationhood and knowledge of the place of Armenian history within world history. Students will acquire the skills to make practice with the processes of historical inquiry, analysis, interpretation and problem-solving.

Course Schedule

Week 0

Orientation Week Students become familiar with the Student Manual, complete the Learning Style questionnaire, complete their profile, introduce themselves to one another, participate in the introductory discussion forum, and identify the time zone in which they are working. Students will also familiarize and verify the technical compliance with all the communication and learning tools to be used during the course.

Week 1-8

Lessons 1-8 (use of electronic texts and multimedia resources) 
Individual and small group activities

Week 3

Individual project due

Week 7

Group project due

Week 8

Final Exam

Course Requirements & Grading

Students are required to actively participate in on-line discussions, forums and chats, to participate in individual and collaborative activities, and to meet deadlines for assignments. Students are required to be familiar and comply with Academic Policy of AVC

Student performance will be evaluated based upon total points accumulated throughout the term according to the following: 

20% - participation
25% - individual project
25% - group project
30% - final exam

Grades will be assigned by letters according to AVC Grading Policy


Ani Dekirmenchyan

Teaching Methodology

The electronic resources have been designed for user-friendly access and comprehension by a broad audience. Activities and online discussions are supported by the illustration-writing, listening method, as well as the top-down method. Individual and collaborative student assignments are designed to engage students in authentic research and sharing of information. Students will gain from the course in direct relationship to the contributions they make to their own learning.

Course Materials

No hardcopy texts are required. Selected online resources will be included as a part of the lessons. Students are required to read/listen/view all material and complete all assignments.
The online resources are drawn from the publicly available professional historical literature, academic curricula, recent publications in professional journals, educational material used in schools, and from discussions of controversies within the science of history.
The electronic resources are designed for university and pre-university students, secondary school history teachers and adult learners in Armenia and the Diaspora.

Course Sources

  • Danielyan E and Melkonyan A, (eds). The Armenian History. (Yerevan: 2008).
  • Melkonyan A. (ed). The Armenian History. (Yerevan: 1998).
  • The History of Armenian People: Volume I-VIII. (Yerevan: Academy of Sciences Press, 1967-84).