Rouben Galichian has published many books and articles on the history and cartography of the Caucasus. His first book entitled " The Cartographic Heritage" (2004), which presents a collection of world maps and maps of the Caucasus over a period of 2600 years, became a bestseller in 2005. His articles have appeared in various cartographic magazines, journals and periodicals, among them Imago Mundi and the IMCoS Journal.
He has lectured extensively in Armenia, United States of America, Iran, United Kingdom and France.
His book entitled "The Invention of History: Azerbaijan, Armenia and the Showcasing of Imagination" (2009/2010) documents the culture and history of Nagorno-Karabakh through the centuries. Foreign his services to Armenian historical cartography Galichian was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia in 2008.
The Cartographic Heritage London: IB Tauris, 2004. or 1-86064-979-3 Held by 164 libraries. Hayastaně hamashkharhayin kʻartēzagrutʻean mēj = Armenii︠a︡ v mirovoĭ kartografii (Armenia in World Cartography) (in Armenian and Russian) Yerevan: Printinfo Art, 2005.
Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan London: Gomidas Institute and Yerevan: Printinfo Art, 2007. or 1-903656-69-9 Worldcat The Invention of History: Azerbaijan, Armenia and the Showcasing of Imagination Gomidas Institute and Yerevan: Printinfo Art, 2009.