Dr. Karen Jallatyan

scholarship holder


Born in Gyumri (Armenia) and grew up in Los Angeles. In 2019, he completed a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine. Since 2019 he has held several postdoctoral fellowships, e.g. by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the Alex and Marie Manoogian Foundation. Thanks to a trilateral agreement between the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Pázmány Péter Catholic University and the GWZO, Dr. Jallatyan taught in Budapest from 2020 to 2022 and was able to obtain a GWZO summer research scholarship in 2021.

Since January 2023, he is a Gerda Henkel Foundation postdoctoral scholar in the department »Culture and Imagination«.

Work Focus

  • Armenian diasporic cultural production in the 20th century up to the present
  • multicultural, translational frameworks of analysis.

Current Research Topic