Knar Abrahamyan

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PhD Candidate

Knar’s dissertation project explores Europeanization of culture in Soviet Armenia and Kazakhstan. Specifically, she looks at how the Soviet government employed opera as a cultural technology of rule to reshape historical consciousness, religious beliefs, and gender practices.

Department: 
Department of Music
Fields of Interest: 
post-colonial studies; cultural history; opera; Soviet Armenian and Kazakhstan; Russia
Geography Focus: 
Central Asia
Russia
Thematic Focus: 
Culture
History
Humanities
Period Focus: 
Modern