Tag: Conversation with authors

Jihad, universalism, and the Left: A conversation with Darryl Li

Matan Kaminer , December 18th, 2020


Since its publication in 2019, Darryl Li’s The Universal Enemy: Jihad, Empire, and the Challenge of Solidarity (Stanford University Press) has been the focus of a great deal…


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Engaged Anthropology: Politics Beyond the Text. A Conversation with Stuart Kirsch

Ilana Gershon , September 13th, 2018


How can an anthropologist who teaches at a university work towards helping indigenous people in their efforts to make their lives better?  Many turn to publishing as an…


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Video: Kinship and Belonging – Part IV of #FutureCentralAsia

Judith Beyer , December 8th, 2017


In this panel, the three discussants, David Montgomery (Washington), Julie Billaud (Geneva), and Judith Beyer (Konstanz) are discussing the following three books: Eva-Marie Dubuisson. 2017. Living l…


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Video: Islam – Part III of #FutureCentralAsia

Judith Beyer , December 7th, 2017


In this panel, the three discussants, Till Mostowlansky (Hong Kong), Aksana Ismailbekova (Halle) and Eva-Marie Dubuisson (New York) are discussing the following three books: Julie Billaud. 2015. Kab…


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Video: Nation – Part II of #FutureCentralAsia

Judith Beyer , December 6th, 2017


In this panel, the three discussants, Jeanne Feaux de la Croix, Mateusz Laszczkowski, and Julie McBrien are discussing the following three books: Tim Epkenhans. 2016. The origins of…


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Video: Ordering – Part I of #FutureCentralAsia

Judith Beyer , December 5th, 2017


In this panel, the three discussants, Madeleine Reeves (Manchester / Konstanz), Tim Epkenhans (Freiburg) and Timothy Nunan (Berlin) are discussing the following three books: Judith Beyer. 2016. The…


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After the Eulogy? The Future of Central Asian Studies in the Accelerated Academy

Judith Beyer , December 4th, 2017


In an address to students at Indiana University in 2015, anthropologist and journalist Sarah Kendzior described Central Asian Studies as a ‘dying field’ and billed her address as…


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Afghan Gender Policies & Humanitarian Carnival – Julie Billaud with Heath Cabot #REDUX

Heath Cabot , March 30th, 2017


Julie Billaud‘s first monograph, entitled « Kabul Carnival: Gender Politics in Postwar Afghanistan», came out in 2015 with the University of Pennsylvania Press, in its series The Ethnography…


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Reviewing the #Review Process

Judith Beyer , January 20th, 2017


As Allegra’s reviews editor, I am not only dealing with awesome new publications every week, but also get to think and talk a lot with authors and editors…


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