Hratch Tchilingirian (short bio)

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DR. HRATCH TCHILINGIRIAN is a scholar, sociologist and activist based in the United Kingdom, where he is currently an Associate of the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Oxford University, specializing in Middle Eastern and Armenian Studies, with a particular focus on identity and culture, homeland-diaspora relations, sociology of religion, and inter-ethnic conflicts in the Middle East and Eurasia. The author of numerous studies and publications (, he has lectured internationally, recently drawing attention to the plight of minorities and Christian communities in the Middle East, especially in academic and policy-making circles. Following his PhD at the London School of Economics, he was director of research on Eurasia and lecturer at Cambridge University’s business school (2003-2012). Since 2019 he is the Director of the Armenian Diaspora Survey, which has conducted research in some 40 communities in 10 countries, with the participation of over 12,000 diasporans.


[updated 08/2022] AGBU Insider, December 2018, p. 26.

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