Current Position: Researcher at Institute of Ethnography and Archeology, Department of Contemporary Anthropological Studies. Lecturer at the Department of Cultural Studies, Yerevan State University.
Research Interest: Urban Anthropology; Identity studies; Economic Anthropology; Anthropology of tourism; Markets and Trade; Markets in transition; Post Soviet Studies.
|2011||Defense of Ph.D. (Prof. Levon Abrahamian)|
|2006-2008||Archeology, Art History and Cultural Anthropology at Yerevan State University (Master of Cultural studies)|
|2002/2006||Cultural Anthropology at Yerevan State University (BA of Cultural studies)|
- 2011 Transformation of Open Air Exhibition to Flea Market: the Case of Yerevan Vernissage, in City, Migration, Markets: New Studies in Social Science from the South Caucasus, Tbilisi, HBS, pp. 48-66 (in Russian).
- 2010 «Hidden» Social and Urban Cultural: The Barakholka in the Yerevan Vernissage, in Tradition and Modernity in Armenian Culture, Armenian Populiar Culture XV, Yerevan, pp. 83-91.
- 2010 The Yerevan Vernissage: flea market and souvenir fair, in Archeology, Ethnology and Folkloristic of the Caucasus, Tbilisi, pp. 492-493 (in Russian).
- 2007 Yerevan Vernissage as a cultural space, in Issues of Armenian Archeology and Ethnography, Yerevan, N 3. p. 238-244 (in Armenian).
Other: Field research in Armenia and Georgia