Tag Archives: University of Amsterdam

Soviet Orientalism & Politics in Central Asia

A review of Settling the Past: Soviet Oriental Projects in Leningrad and Alma-Ata, by Alfrid Bustanov. Researchers in the Caucasian and Central Asian republics of…

Jihad & Passionate Politics in Indonesia

A review of After Jihad: A Biographical Approach to Passionate Politics in Indonesia, by M. Najib Azca. Drawing from his own experience as a former…

Pregnancy Interruptions in Eastern Cameroon

A review of Ambiguous Ambitions: On Pathways, Projects, and Pregnancy Interruptions in Cameroon, by Erica van der Sijpt. Erica van der Sijpt’s dissertation presents an…