Double Victimization: Armenian Women in the Armenian Genocide

This research paper investigates how Armenian women faced double victimization during and after the Armenian genocide. They were first victimized by Turkish nationalists and then criticized by the Armenian establishment for hindering the Armenian community’s reformation.
By Alya Alkhajeh

Nagorno-Karabakh: The Hidden Motives Behind Ethnic Conflict

This paper attempts to explain the persistence of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan by using instrumentalist and constructivist theories of ethnic identity. It argues that conflict resolution is impeded by the promotion of ethnic differences by the opposing states and also by international actors, who exploit the region for political and economic gains.
By Dayana Shaybazyan