Category Archives: Inner/Central Asia

Religion in Post-Soviet Tajikistan

A review of Religious Revival in Tajikistan: The Soviet Legacy Revisited, by Hélène Thibault. Whereas a range of studies on the everyday realities of Islam…

Religious Rituals in the Tyva Republic

A review of Finding Minds in the Natural World: Dynamics of the Religious System in the Tyva Republic, by Benjamin Purzycki. This dissertation represents an…

Irrigation Water Management in Kyrgyzstan

A review of Water, International Development and Collective Action: An Impact Assessment of an Irrigation Management Project in Southern Kyrgyzstan, by Heather LaRue McGee.  …

Post-Socialism & Islam in Tajikistan

A review of Re‐producing Social Relations; Political and Economic Change and Islam in Post‐Soviet Tajik Ishkashim, by Aliaa Remtilla Aliaa Remtilla’s fascinating dissertation “Re‐producing social…