Category Archives: Inner/Central Asia

DHAsia 2017 Call for Proposals

DHAsia, a pioneering Digital Humanities initiative at Stanford University, is seeking proposals for its 2017 short-term residency program focused on East, South, Southeast, and Inner/Central…

Friendship in a Mongolian Mining Town

A review of Treasure Underfoot and Far Away: Mining, Foreignness, and Friendship in Contemporary Mongolia, by Marissa Jo Smith. The dissertation focuses on a mining…

Citizenship in Soviet Uzbekistan

A review of Implementing a Vision of Citizenship in Soviet Uzbekistan: Theory, Social Issues and Education, by Sevket Chevy Akyildiz Beginning in the late Brezhnev…

Transnational Conceptions of Russian-Language Literature

A review of Russophonia: Towards a Transnational Conception of Russian-Language Literature, by Naomi Caffee. Naomi Caffee’s 2013 dissertation offers a long-demanded, yet scarcely attempted reappraisal…

Archive of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

A review of the Archive of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Архив Президента Республики Казахстан / Қазақстан Республикасы Президентінің Мұрағаты) (Almaty, Kazakhstan). The…