Vahe Sahakyan

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Vahe Sahakyan

Near Eastern Studies Ph.D. Student

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Department of Near Eastern Studies
    • Armenian Studies Program
  • About

    Vahe Sahakyan is a Ph.D. candidate in the Near Eastern studies department specializing on problems of national identity. His research focuses on the transmission of Armenian identity in the Armenian diaspora. 

  • Education
    • 2010 M.A., University of Michigan, Department of Near Eastern Studies
    • 2003 Candidate of Sciences in Sociology, Yerevan State University, Yerevan, Armenia
  • Awards
    • 2008-2010, Manoogian-Simone Fellowship, Armenian Studies Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    • July 1994, Gold Medal for Outstanding Achievements in Studies and Work, Ministry f Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia
  • Grants
    • May 2004, Junior Faculty Development Program Grant, American Councils for International Education, US, Department of State
  • Presentations
    • October 2009, Historic Achievement or Historic Blunder? The Armenia-Turkey Protocols, Armenian Studies Program, Unviersity of Michgian, “Various National/International Interests around the Armenian-Turkish Protocols”
    • November 2006, French-Armenian Development Foundation, “Kamk ev Korov” NGO, Yerevan, Armenia, “Accessibility of Community Services for People with Hearing Disorders in Yerevan”
    • Fall 2006, CESS 7th Annual Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, “Nationalistic Movements in the Globalizing World: Identity Problems in the South Caucasus Region”
    • May 2005, Lorain County Community College, Elyria, Ohio, “Armenia: Historical and Cultural Remarks”
  • Language(s) and Proficiency Level(s):
    • Armenian: native
    • Russian: fluent
    • English: fluent
    • German: reading skills
    • French: reading skills