Armenian Diaspora Survey" scientific day, April 2

28 March 2022
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The Society for Armenian Studies and Inalco, together with the ADS project team supported by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, are organizing a day of exchange open to researchers, students and the general public, with the aim of analyzing the results of the survey and giving the public concerned the opportunity to react to the mirror that this project holds up to their community.
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Scientific day organized by the Société des Etudes Arméniennes and Inalco, with the Armenian Diaspora Survey (ADS) project team supported by the Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian.

Saturday, April 2, 2022 - 10:00-16:00 - Amphi 1
Inalco (PLC, 65 rue des Grands Moulins - 75013 Paris)
Free admission

Armenian Diaspora Survey

Paris region - Reports and perspectives

The Armenian Diaspora Survey project has just completed the results of the survey concerning the Paris region. This opinion survey aims to inform stakeholders about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the Armenian Diaspora in the 21st century.



10:00 - 10:45 - Session I: Introduction

Session Chair: Claire Mouradian, CNRS-EHESS, President of the SEA

Presentation - Razmik Panossian, Director of the Armenian Communities Department, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
What is ADS? - Hratch Tchilingirian, University of Oxford, ADS Project Director
ADS methodology - Hayk Gyuzalyan, statistician, ADS expert

11:00 - 12:30 - Session II: Results

Session chair: Razmik Panossian, Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian

Paris quantitative results - highlights on identity, culture/language, community - Hratch. Tchilingirian, Oxford, ADS
Qualitative research report - Nazli Temir Beylerian, Sociologist, ADS expert


12:30 - 13:45 - Lunch break

13-45 - 15:15 - Session III: Looking at the results

Session chair and discussant: Cécile Lefèvre, sociologist and demographer, Université Paris Cité, INED

Rupen Koulaksezian, ADS Expert
Araxie Andréassian, Economist, SEA, member of associations
Jirair Cholakian, Journalist, editor-in-chief, association member
Satenig Batwagan Toufanian, EHESS history PhD, SEA, association member
Tigrane Yegavian, Journalist, writer, political science researcher, SEA


15:15 - 15:45 Session IV: Summary of results and concluding remarks

Anaïd Donabedian, Linguist, Inalco, SEA
Claire Mouradian, Historian, CNRS-EHESS, President of SEA

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