Dr. Marina Mkhitaryan in Madan village, the village of her Greek Mother.
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 post-doctoral studies at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, on archeology. She started 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, USA in 2011. The third exhibition ’’My Heart is in the Highlands’’ was dedicated to Armenia and Karabakh, and was held in Shushi, Artsakh in 2013. The fourth exhibition ''Inspired by Armenia'' opened in Yeghiche Charents House-Museum, Yerevan.
In April, 2015 her photo exhibit dedicated to the Armenian Genocide Centennial. was opened in Yerevan.
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