Alex Manoogian Professor of Modern Armenian History; Assistant Professor, Historyhakemaa@umich.edu
1642 Haven Hall
International Institute; Armenian Studies Program; ASP Faculty; Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies; CREES Faculty Associates; Center for Middle Eastern & North African Studies; CMENAS Faculty
PhD, Social Anthropology, London School of Economics
MSc, Social Anthropology, London School of Economics, 2002
BA Hon, Dalhousie University, 2001
BSc, Economics, Dalhousie University, 1999
- Arabic: Fluent (Modern Standard Arabic, Egyptian colloquial, and Levantine colloquial)
- French: Advanced
- Turkish: Intermediate
- Armenian: Reading knowledge
- Ottoman Turkish: Reading knowledge
- Greek, liturgical: Reading knowledge
- Silences and absences; the state; indigeneity; displacement and migration; storytelling; anthropology of history.
- Middle East; Balkans; Post-Ottoman societies; modern Armenians; Turkey; modern France; Middle Eastern Christians and Islam
- From Natives to Foreigners: Armenians in Turkey and the Diaspora
- History, Memory, and Silence
- Christians of the Middle East: The Armenian Experience
- Program in Anthropology and History
- Armenian Studies Program
- Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
- Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies
‘Rethinking the “Post-Ottoman”: Anatolian Armenians as an Ethnographic Perspective’ in Anthropology of the Middle East. Soraya Altorki, ed. Blackwell, 2015.
‘Diaspora Activism and the Politics of Locality: The Armenians of France’ in Diaspora and Transnational Studies Companion. Ato Quayson and Girish Daswani, eds. Blackwell, 2013.
‘The Arab/Jewish Counterpoint: An Interview with Daniel Barenboim on the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra’ in Edward Said: A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation, 2010.
Edward Said: A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation. University of California Press, 2010 (co-editor).