Dr Nariné Ghazaryan is an Assistant Professor at the School of Law. She has obtained her PhD in EU Law from Nottingham University in 2010. She also holds an LLM in EU Law from Nottingham University (2006). Dr Ghazaryan previously obtained a Master's Degree in Private Law (2004) and a Bachelor's Degree in Law (2002) from Yerevan State University, Armenia.
She is part of the HLRC team on FRAME (Fostering Human Rights Among European Policies), a four-year (2013-2017) collaborative research project involving 19 research centres from around the world funded by the EU's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). She contributed to Work Package 6 on Regional Partnerships and Bilateral Cooperation by analysing the EU's human rights policies in Ukraine and Moldova.
Prior to joining the Law School, she worked as a Lecturer in Law in Brunel University London, where she taught EU Law, Company Law, Contract Law and Tort Law.
Dr Ghazaryan specialises in EU External Relations Law. She is particularly interested in the relations between the EU and its neighbouring countries, as well as the EU external policies on human rights and democracy promotion.
Dr Ghazaryan teaches European Union Law, Contract Law and Issues in Company Law at undergraduate level. At postgraduate level she teaches lnternational Relations Law of the EU.
Dr Ghazaryan's current research includes the analysis of the legal aspects of bilateral Association Agreements between the European Union and its Member States and Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova… read more
NARINÉ GHAZARYAN, 2016. The Fluid Concept of 'EU Values' in the Neighbourhood: A Change in Paradigm from East to South?. In: SARA POLI, ed., The European Neighbourhood Policy: Values and Principles Routledge. 11-32
NARINÉ GHAZARYAN, 2015. Services of General Interest in the European Neighbourhood Policy. In: MARKUS KRAJEWSKI, ed., Services of General Interest Beyond the Single Market:
External and International Law Dimensions Springer. 273-298
NARINÉ GHAZARYAN, 2015. “Good Neighbourliness” and Conflict Resolution: A Rhetoric or Part of the Legal Method of the European Neighbourhood Policy. In: DIMITRY KOCHENOV AND ELENA BASHESKA, ed., Good Neighbourliness in the European Legal Context Brill.
2015. A New Generation of Human Rights Clauses? The Case of Association Agreements in the Eastern Neighbourhood European Law Review. 40, 391-410
Dr Ghazaryan's current research includes the analysis of the legal aspects of bilateral Association Agreements between the European Union and its Member States and Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova respectively. She is particularly interested in the role of the Court of Justice, and the direct effect of the agreements in question.
Dr Ghazaryan's past research focused on the legal analysis of the European Neighbourhood Policy and the EU's democratisation efforts in its Eastern neighbourhod. She published a monograph on this subject with Hart Publishing in 2014. She was also interested in the export of the EU acquis to its neighbouring countries resulting in a number of publications.