YPC Weekly Newsletter

2009


LEVON KIRAKOSIAN PASSED AWAY

On January 16, at the age of 81 member of Journalists Union and of Writers
Union of Armenia, Professor, Doctor of Philology Levon Kirakosian passed away.
Levon Kirakosian had worked in a number of media, also holding managerial positions.
Since 1991 he has been teaching at Yerevan State University, since 1999 – at
Russian-Armenian (Slavic) University as Professor of Journalism Department.
Levon Kirakosian was the first to receive the title of Honorary Professor of
the Russian-Armenian University. He authored several books, over a hundred literary
reviews and essays, he was a true professional and an amazing person to talk
to. Only a day before his life ended we had been discussing with him future
plans and ideas…

Yerevan Press Club expresses sincere condolences to the family and friends
of Levon Kirakosian.