Armenia in Context

  • David CairnsEmail author
  • Marine Sargsyan


This chapter consists of an outline of our research context: student and graduate mobility in Armenia. This includes a brief elaboration of social, economic and political background, and recent historical factors that may have a bearing upon mobility choices. We also locate our research within the mobility research field, arguing that in engaging with students and graduates we have an opportunity to study circulation among those seeking work abroad: a relatively under-studied group. An outline of methodological approach is also integrated into the chapter, including elaboration of the interviewing process and interviewees’ socio-demographic backgrounds.


Mobility Armenia Students Graduates 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Research and Studies in SociologyISCTE-University Institute of LisbonLisbonPortugal
  2. 2.Roma Tre UniversityRomeItaly

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