Tag Archives: Tajikistan

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…

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…

Entangling Modernities in Tajikistan

A review of Azan on the Moon: Entangling Modernities along Tajikistan’s Pamir Highway, by Till Mostowlansky. The dearth of post-Soviet ethnographies of Central Asia is being…

Addiction & Drug Use in Soviet Tajikistan

A review of The Administration of Addiction: The Politics of Medicine and Opiate Use in Soviet Tajikistan, 1924-1958, by Alisher Latypov. Alisher Latypov’s dissertation breaks…

Sufism in Post-Soviet Tajikistan

A review of Post-Soviet Sufism: Texts and the Performance of Tradition in Tajikistan, by Benjamin Clark Gatling. Perhaps few topics in the recent history of…