Wilson Center Experts

Tigran Martirosyan

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
Affiliation:
Ph.D. candidate, Department of Politics, George Washington University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Effects of Nationalism on Political Democratization and State Building in Armenia

Project Summary

The nationalist manifestations in Armenia were affected by the legacy of the Soviet rule, when ethnicity had steadily developed into nationalism challenging Communism as the legitimizing ideology. As much as nationalism was a driving force in the struggle against Communism, it also provoked tensions with liberalism.