Eviya Hovhannisyan
Yerevan Branch Project Coordinator

Eviya Hovhannisyan joined the South Caucasus Regional Office of Heinrich Boell Foundation in September 2019 as Yerevan Branch Project Coordinator.

Eviya graduated from European University at Saint-Petersburg (Russia) and holds a Master degree in Social Anthropology. She also completed the Master's program in Medieval Studies at Yerevan State University (Armenia).

She has been a Visiting Fellow within Ira.urban project at the Leibnitz Institute for Regional Geography (Germany) in 2015. Before joining the Heinrich Boell Foundation, Eviya worked at the Institute of Ancient Manuscripts - Matenadaran and at the Centre for Independent Social Research in Saint-Petersburg. Eviya’s research interests lie in the intersection of memory studies, nationalism and conflict studies, migration and refugee studies, as well as gender studies.