London School of Economics and Political Science

Status Public Research University

Abbreviation LSE

Telephone +44 (0)20 7405 7686


Address Houghton Street, WC2 2AE, London, , United Kingdom

Contact person Alan Elias (Chairman)

Contact person Julia Black (Director)

Departments Department of Government ,


Babken Babajanian

Armine Ishkanian

James Hughes


Babajanian B., (2008) Local governance in post-Soviet Armenia: Leadership, local development and accountability. Communist and Post-Communist Studies, vol: 41, 375-396

Ishkanian A., (2006) Social policy and development in Central Asia and the Caucasus. Central Asian Survey , vol: 25, 373-385

Ishkanian A., (2008) Democracy building and civil society in post-Soviet Armenia. Routledge,

Ishkanian A., (2003) VI. Gendered Transitions: The Impact of the Post-Soviet Transition on Women in Central Asia and the Caucasus. Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, vol: 2, 475-496

Ishkanian A., (2003) Is the personal political? The development of Armenia's NGO sector during the post-Soviet period. Berkeley Program in Eurasian and East European Studies,

Ishkanian A., (2007) En-gendering civil society and democracy-building: The anti-domestic violence campaign in Armenia. Social politics, vol: 14, 488-525

Ishkanian A., (2006) From inclusion to exclusion: armenian NGOs participation in the PRSP. Journal of International Development, vol: 18, 729-740

Ishkanian A., (20002) Mobile motherhood: Armenian women's labor migration in the post-Soviet period. Diaspora: a journal of transnational studies, vol: 11, 383-415

Ishkanian A., (2013) Civil society, development and environmental activism in Armenia. City Print House,

Ishkanian A., (2003) Importing civil society? The emergence of Armenia's NGO sector and the impact of Western aid on its development. Armenian Forum: A Journal of Contemporary Affairs, vol: 3, 7-36

Ishkanian A., (2015) Self-determined citizens? New forms of civic activism and citizenship in Armenia. Europe-Asia Studies, vol: 67, 1203-1227

Ishkanian A., (2005) Armenians. Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, Springer US, 265-273

Ishkanian A., (2014) Civil society and development in postsocialist Armenia. Neoliberalism in the Postsocialist Region Workshop, King’s College London, vol: 17,

Ishkanian A., (2008) Democracy contested: Armenia’s fifth presidential elections. Open Democracy,

Ishkanian A., (2005) Chechnya: life in a war-torn society. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, vol: 11, 378-380

Ishkanian A., (2016) Challenging the Gospel of Neoliberalism? Civil Society Opposition to Mining in Armenia. Protest, Social Movements and Global Democracy Since 2011: New Perspectives, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 107-136

Ishkanian A., (1996) Diaspora and global civil society: The impact of transnational diasporic activism on Armenia’s post-Soviet transition. Studies, vol: 5,

Ishkanian A., (2000) Gender and NGOs in Post-Soviet Armenia. Anthropology of East Europe Review, vol: 18, 17-21

Ishkanian A., (2009) (Re) claiming the emancipatory potential of civil society: a critical examination of civil society and democracy building programs in Armenia since 1991. Armenian Review, vol: 51, 9-34

Ishkanian A., (2015) Self-determined citizens? A new wave of civic activism in Armenia. openDemocracy,

Ishkanian A., (2015) Society for Armenian Studies. Newsletter, vol: 39, 80

Ishkanian A., (2014) Engineered civil society: the impact of 20 years of democracy promotion on civil society development in former Soviet countries. Civil Society and Democracy Promotion, Palgrave Macmillan UK, 150-170

Ishkanian A., (2002) Between Tragedy and Reality: Armenian Women's Labor Migration in the Post-Soviet Period. Anthropology of East Europe Review, vol: 20, 23-29

Ishkanian A., (2001) Hearths and modernity: The role of women in NGOs in post-Soviet Armenia.

Ishkanian A., (2016) From civil disobedience to armed violence: political developments in Armenia. openDemocracy,

Ishkanian A., (1995) The Armenian diaspora: ethnicity, nationalism and transnationalism in historical perspective.

Babajanian B., (2008) Social Capital and Community Participation in Post-Soviet Armenia: Implications for Policy and Practice. Europe-Asia Studies , vol: 60, 1299-1319

Hughes J., (2016) Power ideas and conflict: ideology, linkage and leverage in Crimea and Chechnya. East European Politics , vol: 32, 314-334

Hughes J., (2001) Chechnya: The causes of a protracted post‐soviet conflict. Civil Wars , vol: 4, 11-48

Hughes J., (2013) The evidence suggests that the conflict in Chechnya was not a major factor in the motivation of the Boston bombers. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog,

Hughes J., (2007) The Chechnya conflict: freedom fighters or terrorists?. Demokratizatsiya: the Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization, 293-311

Hughes J., (2007) Chechnya: from nationalism to Jihad. National and ethnic conflict in the 21st century. University of Pennsylvania Press,

Hughes J., (2010) How war makes jihad: the transformation of nationalism into jihad in Chechnya. Hurst & Company, London.

Hughes J., (2005) The Peace Process in Chechnya. Chechnya: From the Past to the Future, Anthem Press, London,