Rasmick Panossian

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Rasmick Panossian

Director of Programming, Rights and Democracy, Montreal

Razmik Panossian is the Director of Policy, Programmes and Planning at Rights and Democracy (Montreal, Canada) where he manages the international programming of the institution.

Prior to his return to Canada from the UK in 2003, he taught courses on nationalism and ethnic conflict, post-Soviet transition/democratisation, and comparative politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and at the School of Oriental and African Studies.

Panossian obtained his BA from McGill (Montreal), MA from York (Toronto), and PhD from London School of Economics (with a thesis that won the Lord Bryce Prize for Best Dissertation in Comparative and International Politics in the UK).

His new book, The Armenians: From Kings and Priests to Merchants and Commissars, was published in 2006 by Columbia University Press/Hurst & Co.

Photo credit Chris Kralik.


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