Participant: OSCE and the Karabakh Conflict


Chatham House, Russia and Eurasia Programme 

Invited participant: "The Role of the OSCE Minsk Group in the Nagorny Karabakh Conflict" with Jacques Faure, Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group (2012-2014); the Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, 13 January 2015.


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Lecture: Religion and Politics

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University of Fribourg

Invited speaker: "Religion, Nation and Democracy in the South Caucasus", organised by Academic Swiss Caucasus Net (ASCN)

14 November 2014

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Lecture Series: The Armenian Church, Society and Politics


Heythrop College, University of LondonCentre for Eastern Christianity

Michaelmas Term Lecture Series

The Armenian Church, Society and Politics. The costs and challenges of the Soviet legacy in Armenia and the Diaspora

Dr Hratch Tchilingirian, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford

Dates and Topics

04 November: Introduction to the Armenian Church: Past and Present

11 November: The Soviet Regime and the Decline of the Church and Religion

18 November: The Soviet Regime and the 'Secularisation' of the Church

25 November: Post-Soviet Social and Political Dislocation and the 'Return' of Religion


The Bellarmine Room, Heythrop College, Kensington Square, London W8 5HN

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Paper: Armenian Christianity in the Middle East


Christianity in the Contemporary Middle East - The Life and Death of a Tradition? Conference hosted by the Las Casas Institute, Blackfriars Hall, Oxford, in association with the Centre for Eastern Christianity, Heythrop College, University of London

Invited Speaker:  "Armenian Christianity in the Middle East: modern history and contemporary challenges" 

1 November 2014, Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford

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Speaker: “Armenians in 2115” Strategy Seminar

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Invited Speaker: "To Stay or Not to Stay? The Question of the Century for Armenian communities in the Middle East"

Part of “Armenians in 2115” Strategy Seminar organised by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation's Armenian Communities Department in Lisbon, 13 October 2014.


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Paper: Modernity and Secularization

National Academy of Sciences, Yerevan

Paper: "Modernity and Secularization of the Armenian Church", Society for Armenian Studies, 40th
Anniversary Conference.

5 October 2014

(Asbarez report)


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Speaker: Turkey-Armenia Relations in 2015


Chatham House, Russia and Eurasia Programme 

Invited speaker, "Turkey-Armenia Relations in 2015: Thaw or Freeze"; the Royal Institute of International Affairs, London 

26 June 2014


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Paper: Diaspora's 'Natives' or Native 'Diaspora'?

Sheffield Hallam University

Paper:  "Diaspora's 'Natives' or Native 'Diaspora'? Research and methodological questions regarding the study of Islamized Armenians in Turkey," at Armenian-Turkish Studies Workshop, Sheffield.

9 June 2014

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Paper: Turkish-Armenian Relations

St. Anne's College, University of Oxford.

Middle East Studies, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies

International Conference: Global Conflict and Conflict Management: Israel/Palestine and Beyond

Paper:  "Living with Injustice and Denial: Turkish-Armenian relations on the threshold of the centenary of the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire"

18-19 May 2014

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