Tag Archives: Islam

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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…

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Environmentalism in Iran

A review of Remaking Nature in Iran: Environmentalism, Science and the Nation, by Satoshi Abe. Satoshi Abe’s dissertation Remaking Nature in Iran: Environmentalism, Science and…

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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…

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Diaspora and Islamicity in Cambodia

A review of Historical Imagination, Diasporic Identity and Islamicity Among the Cham Muslims of Cambodia, by Alberto Pérez Pereiro. This dissertation is an ethnographic study…

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Islam and Modernity in Kyrgyzstan

A review of The Fruit of Devotion: Islam and Modernity in Kyrgyzstan, by Julie McBrien. In the growing scholarly and popular literature on Central Asia,…

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Progressive Islam in Indonesia

A review of Faith, Moral Authority, and Politics: The Making of Progressive Islam in Indonesia, by Alexander R. Arifianto. At a time when Islamic organizations…