Category Archives: North, Central & West Asia

The Politics of Russian Archaeology in Ottoman Lands

A review of Byzantine Heritage, Archaeology, and Politics between Russia and the Ottoman Empire: Russian Archaeological Institute in Constantinople (1894-1914), by Pinar Üre. Pinar Üre’s…

Modernity and Modernization in Turkey

A Review of Assessing the Turkish Model: The Modernization Trajectory of Turkey through the lens of the Multiple Modernities Paradigm, by Oğuzhan Göksel. Oğuzhan Göksel’s…

Civil Unrest by Expatriates in Istanbul

A review of Sensemaking of Civil Unrest by Expatriates in Istanbul, Turkey from May 31, 2013 to July 18, 2013 by LeAnn Gale DeHoff. It has…

Cambodian Cham Identities in a Global Age

A review of From the Khmer Rouge to Hambali: Cham Identities in a Global Age, by Kok-Thay Eng. The Cambodian Genocide: most scholars have heard…

Legitimation and Innovation in Tibetan Chöd

A review of Making the Old New Again and Again: Legitimation and Innovation in the Tibetan Buddhist Chöd Tradition, by Michelle Janet Sorensen. Encompassing intellectual…