Sebouh Aslanian
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Richard Hovannisian Endowed Chair in Modern Armenian History
Department: Department of History
7383 Bunche Hall
Phone: 310-825-4261
Keywords: Middle East, Near East, History

Professor Sebouh Aslanian, is a professor of history and Richard Hovannisian Endowed Chair in Modern Armenian History. Professor Aslanian is author of the award-winning book, “From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean: The Global Trade Networks of Armenian Merchants from New Julfa” (University of California, 2011), as well as numerous scholarly articles on Armenian history and Armenian studies.

His recent articles and book chapters include “‘Many Have Come Here and Have Deceived Us’: Some Notes on Asateur Vardapet (1644–1728), An Itinerant Armenian Monk in Europe,” Handes Amsorya, Zeitschrift Fur Armenische Philologie (2019); “Une vie sur plusieurs continents: Microhistoire globale d’un agent arménien de la Compagnie des Indes orientales, 1666–1688,” Annales: Histoire, Sciences Sociales (2018); “From ‘Autonomous’ to ‘Interactive’ Histories: World History’s Challenge to Armenian Studies,” in “An Armenian Mediterranean, Words and Worlds in Motion” (Palgrave MacMillan, 2018); and “The Great Schism of 1773: Venice and the Founding of the Armenian Community of Trieste,” in “Reflections of Armenian Identity in History and Historiography” (UCI Jordan Center, 2018).