Over 3,500 Armenians in Europe take part in Diaspora survey

The fieldwork for the Armenian Diaspora Survey, a research project studying public opinion in diaspora communities, concluded successfully in over two dozen cities in Belgium, Britain, Paris/Île-de-France and Rostov-on-Don.   

ADS is initiated and funded by the Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and is carried out under the auspices of the Armenian Institute in London. 

Over 3,500 Armenians took part in this innovative research project. “We thank each and every Armenian who took part in this round of the survey,” said ADS Director Dr. Hratch Tchilingirian of Oxford University. “We are grateful to them for expressing their views, opinions and thoughts on critical themes in diasporic life.” 

Following the three-months fieldwork, currently “our team is busy processing the large data that has been collected,” said Dr. Tchilingirian, adding, “More than 60 people were involved in the research in various capacities and at different stages of the fieldwork.”  In addition to a core of academics and experts who lead the research, “we had local advisory and research teams in each country and engaged with a wide range of local community organizations. This is truly a teamwork,” he explained.   

ADS aims to provide a snapshot of the contemporary Diaspora. The project fills a critical gap in the knowledge of the Diaspora and provides evidence-based understanding of the multilayered and diverse aspects of diasporic life.  

The results and full data of the survey conducted in Belgium, Britain, Paris/Île-de-France and Rostov-on-Don will be available to the general public, scholars and institutions sometime in early 2022. It will be published on the ADS website

Read original article here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create your website with WordPress.com
Get started
%d bloggers like this: