Hovhannes Hovhannisyan

Hovhannes Hovhannisyan received his B.A. in Theology from Yerevan State University, Faculty of Theology in 2000, and his M.A. in 2002. He has also graduated from Public Administration School of Armenia in 2002. He did his PhD in June 2007 and the theme of his thesis was “The reformation movement in Armenian Apostolic Church within 1901-1906”. He is currently working at the Department of the History of Religions, Faculty of Theology, Yerevan State University as associated-professor and at the Center of Civilization and Cultural Studies in Yerevan State University. He is currently also the executive director of SKIL Foundation.

He is author of more than 30 scientific articles published in some foreign and local journals. In 2012-13 he is a visiting fellow at Yale University under Faculty Development Program. He is involved in international level projects on dialogue and religious pluralism. He has participated in several international conferences and inter-religious seminars in US, China, Turkey, Georgia, Russia, etc.

Research: Comparative analysis of Western and Armenian models of religious pluralism based on political and religious studies methodology