Socio-Cultural Identification of Modern Armenians

Socio-Cultural Identification of Modern Armenians

Poghosyan G.A.

Academician of the of ANAS, Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Prof., Scientific head of Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Law of ANAS; President of Armenian Sociological Association, Yerevan, Armenia

Poghosyan R.M.

PhD, Senior Researcher, Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Law of Armenian National Academy of Sciences, Yerevan, Armenia

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The study was carried out as part of the thematic project ”Cognitive, communicative and semiotic mechanisms of the formation of historical memory and national identity“, funded by the Science Committee of the Republic of Armenia (code 21AG‑6C041).

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Poghosyan G.A., Poghosyan R.M. Socio-Cultural Identification of Modern Armenians. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2023. No 11. P. 121-126


The article analyzes the results of the nationwide sociological study of the sociocultural identity of modern Armenian society, traditional values ​​and features of social life. Special attention is paid to assessing the presence in the Armenian national culture of elements from other national cultures, closeness and similarity with these nations, as well as personal perception of other cultures’ elements presence. Also, an analysis of collective idea about the overall life satisfaction and meanings of happy life is offered.

historical memory; sociocultural identity; traditional values; Armenian culture; life satisfaction


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