Dr. Philosophy (History), University of Bergen, Norway
Candidate of Historical Sciences, Institute of Oriental Studies, NAS, Yerevan
MA, Lund University, Sweden
BA, Yerevan State University, Armenia
105W, Paramaz Avedisian Building
(+374 60) 61 26 70
Mondays 12:00-1:00 pm
Areas of research and teaching specialization
Turkish domestic and foreign policy, Regional Security, Conflicts in the post-Soviet Space
Courses taught at AUA:
- Survey of Regional Politics
- Caucasus Regional Politics
- Security Policy
- Armenian Politics
- Middle East Politics
Research Database IDs
SCOPUS Author ID: 36599336300
- SCOPE – “Religion and soft power: Religious Communities in the South Caucasus as Objects of External Influences”
- NUPI – “Research Beyond the Ivory Tower: Policy and Communication Training for University Teams”
- Komünizm Gözünden Kemalizm: Türkiye’nin Dönüşümüne Sovyet Yaklaşımları. Istanbul. İletişim. 2023.
- “Turkey, Kemalism, and the Soviet Union: Problems of Modernization, Ideology and Interpretation”, New York & London. Palgrave Macmillan. 2019.
- Sakarya, Sumeyye. (2021). Turkey, Kemalism and the Soviet Union: Problems of Modernization, Ideology and Interpretation, written by Vahram Ter-Matevosyan, The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review (published online ahead of print 2021).
- Hryhorii Mavrov. (2021) Turkey, Kemalism and the Soviet Union: Problems of Modernization, Ideology and Interpretation, written by Vahram Ter-Matevosyan, Insight Turkey, vol. 23, no. 1. pp. 252-254
- Mohammed Alrmizan (2020) Turkey, Kemalism and the Soviet Union: Problems of Modernization, Ideology and Interpretation, written by Vahram Ter-Matevosyan, Turkish Studies, vol. 21, 2020, pp. 817-819.
- Sahakyan, Naira (2019) Review of Turkey, Kemalism, and the Soviet Union: Problems of Modernization, Ideology and Interpretation, by Vahram Ter-Matevosyan. Ab Imperio, vol. 2019 no. 4, pp. 214-219.
- “Islam in the Social and Political life of Turkey (1970-2001)”. Yerevan. Limush Press. 2008
Chapters in Edited Volumes
- Ter-Matevosyan V., Mkrtchyan N. (2021) The Conduct of Armenian Foreign Policy: Limits of the Precarious Balance. In: Brady AM., Thorhallsson B. (eds) Small States and the New Security Environment. The World of Small States, vol 7. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-51529-4_14
- “The policy of Turkey Towards Armenia During the Governing Period of the Justice and Development Party (2002-2012)”. 2020. Yerevan. Zangak. (in Armenian) (with R. Safrastyan, A. Hovhannisyan, T. Manukyan)
- “History of Armenia: Country Survey,” Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2020, 20th edition, ed. Dominic Heaney. London and New York, Routledge. 2019. pp. 57-63.
- “History of Armenia: Country Survey” in Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2019, 19th edition, ed. Dominic Heaney, London and New York, Routledge, 2018, 55-61.
- “Turkish Soft Power Politics in Georgia: Making Sense of Political and Cultural Implications”, ed. Ansgar Jodicke in Religion and Soft Power in the South Caucasus, London, Routledge, 2018, 21-41
- “Armenian Foreign Policy: Problems of Institutional Developments” in Armenia’s Foreign Policy: Some Perspectives Stephan Astourian. UC Berkley Armenian Studies Program Occasional Papers. 2016. 55-77 (coauthor Anna Drnoian)
- “Turkish Policy in Georgia: Social and Economic Implications of Integration Projects”, in View Across the Border: Policy and Society in Georgia and Armenia, ed. T. Turmanidze, Tbilisi, BST GMF, 2014, pp. 23-41 (in Russian)
- “Military intervention. Reforms (1980-1995)”, in History of Turkish Republic, ed. R. Safrastyan, Yerevan, Yerevan State University Publication, 2014, pp. 237-277 (in Armenian)
- “Crisis of the Political System. The period of the Justice and Development Party (1996-2011)”, in History of Turkish Republic, ed. R. Safrastyan, Yerevan, Yerevan State University Publication, 2014, pp. 294-354 (in Armenian)
- “Reviewing Armenia’s National Security Strategy: Challenges and Reality” in Conference Proceedings “Regional Security Dynamics In The Caucasus”, Limush Press, Yerevan, 2012, pp. 95-104
Articles in Peer-Reviewed journals
- “From Transcaucasia to The South Caucasus: Structural And Discursive Predicaments Towards Armenia’s Regional Integration.” 2023. Journal of Borderlands Studies, DOI:10.1080/08865655.2023.
- “Deadlocked in History and Geopolitics: Revisiting Armenia-Turkey Relations”, Digest of Middle Eastern Studies, 2021. vol. 30, no. 3, 155-169. https://doi.org/10.1111/dome.
- “Problems of foreign service and diplomacy in the post-Soviet Context: The Case of Armenia”, Third World Quarterly, 2021,vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 755-774 https://doi.org/:10.1080/01436597.
2020.1866529 (with Anna Drnoian)
- “Stranded in Geopolitics: The Question of Turkish Armenians in Soviet-Turkish Relations”, Middle Eastern Studies. 2020. vol. 56, no. 4., pp. 626-637 (with Ruben Melkonyan)
- “Navigating between international recognition paradigms: prospects and challenges for Nagorno Karabakh”, Caucasus Survey, 2019, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 181-196 (with Edita Ghazaryan)
- “A Conflict That Did Not Happen: Revisiting The Javakhk Affair In Georgia”, Nations and Nationalism, 2019, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 340-360 (with Brent Currie)
- “Armenia-Turkey border opening: what determines the attitude of Armenians?” Caucasus Survey, 2019, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 25-43 (with A. Grigoryan and K. Khachatryan)
- “Armenia in the Eurasian Economic Union: Reasons for Joining and its Consequences”, Eurasian Geography and Economics, 2017, v. 58, no. 3, pp. 340-360 (coauthors A. Drnoian, N. Mkrtchyan, T. Yepremyan)
- “Praying Under Restrictions: Islam, Identity and Social Change in Azerbaijan”, Europe-Asia Studies, 2017, v. 69, no. 5, pp. 819-837 (coauthor – Nelly Minasyan)
- “Turkish Transformation and the Soviet Union: Navigating through the Soviet Historiography on Kemalism”, Middle Eastern Studies, 2017, v. 53, no. 2, pp. 281-296
- “Institutions and Identity Politics in the Armenian Diaspora: The Case Study of Russia and Lebanon”, Diaspora Studies, 2017, v. 10, n. 1, pp. 64-80 (coauthors H. Danielyan, V. Sisserian, N. Kankanyan, N. Shorjian)
- “Track two Diplomacy between Armenia and Turkey: Achievements and Limitations”, Caucasus Analytical Digest, 2016, July, no. 86, pp. 3-6.
- “The Kars-Akhalkalak railway project: Why Armenia Should Revisit its Position”, Turkish Review, 2016, v. 6, no. 3: pp. 130-135.
- “Kemalism and Communism: From Cooperation to Complication”, Turkish Studies, 2015, v. 16, no. 4, pp. 510-526.
- “Turkish Experience with Totalitarianism and Fascism: Tracing the Intellectual Origins”, Iran and the Caucasus, 2015, v. 19, no. 4, pp. 387-401.
- “Armenia and the Ukrainian Crisis: Finding the Middle Ground”. Caucasus Analytical Digest. December 2014, no. 67–68, pp. 14-17.
- “The Rebirth of Turkish Studies in Armenia”, Turkish Review, v. 4, no. 3, 2014, pp. 350-351.
- “Framing National Security Objectives: The Cases of Azerbaijan and Georgia”, Journal of Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, v. 13/3, 2013, pp. 325-340
- “The Armenian Community and the AK Party: Finding Trust Under the Crescent”, Insight Turkey, v. 12, no. 4, 2010, pp. 93-111.
Yevgenya Jenny Paturyan specializes and has interest in the sphere of civil society, political culture, volunteering, democratization of post-communist countries, research methodology and corruption. She received her PhD in Political Science from Jacobs University Bremen. Prior to joining AUA, she worked at Eurasia Partnership foundation and at Caucasus Research Resource Centers – Armenia. She is the team leader of a four-year research project about Armenian civil society and has authored publications in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Jenny Paturyan is an AUA PSIA alumna.
PhD, Jacobs University Bremen
123W, Paramaz Avedisian Building
(+374 60) 61 26 75
Varies depending on teaching schedule. Also by appointment.
Areas of research and teaching specialization
Democracy and Democratization, Civil Society, Corruption, Research Methodology
Courses taught at AUA
- Introduction to Political Science
- Introduction to Political Inquiry
- Political Ideologies
- Research Methods in Political Science
- Public Policy Analysis
- Civil Society and Social Capital
- Comparative Politics
- “Armenian Civil Society after 20 Years of Transition: Still Post-Communist?”
- “Civic Activism as a Novel Component of Armenian Civil Society: New Energy and Tensions”
- Armenian Civil Society: Old Problems, New Energy After Two Decades of Independence. Springer International Publishing, 2021 (co-author: Valentina Gevorgyan)
- “Re-emerging Civic Activism: Restoring the Ecosystem of Armenian Civil Society” in Civil Society in the Global South, ed. Palash Kamruzzaman, London and New York, Routledge, 2018, 54-70 (coauthor V. Gevorgyan).
- “Armenian Civil Society: It is Not All About NGOs.” Caucasus Analytical Digest 73: 2-5, 2015.
- “Is ‘Googling’ a Technique? What the Internet Can Tell Us about the Non-Governmental Sector in Armenia.” Haigazian Armenological Review 34 (July): 257–67, 2014. (coauthors Valentina Gevorgyan, and Mariam Matevosyan).
- “Trust towards NGOs and Volunteering in South Caucasus: Civil Society Moving Away from Post-Communism?” Southeast European and Black Sea Studies 14 (2): 239-62, 2014 (coauthor V. Gevorgyan).
- “(Dis)Trusting People and Political Institutions in Armenia.” Caucasus Analytical Digest 31: 6-10, 2011.
- Civil Society and Democracy: Disentangling Mutual Influences. VDM Verlag Dr. Müller: Saarbrücken, 2011.
- “Perceptions of Corruption in Armenia: Growing Disappointment and Detachment?” In Adam Hug (ed) Spotlight on Armenia. London: The Foreign Policy Centre. Pp 29-35, 2011 (coauthor Jrbashyan Nairuhi).
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