Nicolas Kazarian
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Nicolas Kazarian

Nicolas Kazarian is a research associate at the IRIS, where he heads up the Observatory on Geopolitics and Religions.


He is a historian and specialist on the Orthodox world, and has published several notes and articles on the relationship between politics and religion in various contexts involving the Orthodox Church. In recent years, he has focused his research on the geopolitical impact of religion in international relations.


He holds a PhD in Geography, from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. His dissertation is entitled « Cyprus, geopolitical and minorities », and explores issues related to geopolitical crossroads. He also holds a BA in Religious Studies from the Institut Saint-Serge (Paris) and a Masters from the University of Fribourg (Switzerland).


Nicolas Kazarian is a lecturer at the Institut Saint-Serge. He also teaches at the Institut Catholique de Paris and is fluent in English and Greek.