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Project Discovery!

 

Funded by a contribution from the
Harry and Ovsanna Chitjian Family
Foundation


MISSION STATEMENT


Project Discovery! i
s an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to the discovery and preservation of the archaeological and cultural legacy of ancient Armenia.
 

Goals and Strategies


Goal:
To facilitate academic scholarship and research in the archaeology of Armenia.
Strategy: Provide financial and other material resources.
Strategy: Facilitate academic collaboration and cooperation for the exchange of information and ideas between scholars in Armenia and scholars in the international academic community
Strategy: Promote the discipline of the archaeology of Armenia at the university level in the U.S. and Europe.

Goal: To support the publication in the U.S. and Europe of the results of archaeological research in Armenia in order to make it available to the international academic community.
Strategy: Provide funds for translation.
Strategy: Subsidize the cost of publication.

Goal: To support the preservation and conservation of the archaeological heritage of Armenia by protecting its archaeological resources.
Strategy: Provide financial support for research institutions, conservation laboratories, and museums to ensure that these repositories of material culture in Armenia are adequately equipped to protect its antiquities.
Strategy: Provide financial and other support for the preservation of archaeological monuments and sites.

Goal: To create and foster public awareness and appreciation of the archaeological and cultural legacy of Armenia.
Strategy: Organize archaeological tours to Armenia.
Strategy: Sponsor educational programs about the significance of archaeological discoveries in Armenia for adults and children.
Strategy: Provide an on-line newsletter about recent archaeological developments in Armenia.
Strategy: Organize on-line museum exhibits of Armenian artifacts.
Strategy: Sponsor an on-line journal about the archaeology of Armenia

Visit us at www.projectdiscovery.net

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Last modified: 04/04/07