Tag: Kyrgyzstan

#failures: Living Out of Synch

Madeleine Reeves , October 2nd, 2020

In their introduction to this thematic series, and the symposium that preceded it, Berisha, Mafizzoli and Ojani invite us to reflect on what happens when breakdown becomes the…


New Publication Announcement: Конфликт на юге Кыргызстана десять лет спустя: Перспективы, последствия, действия, edited by Aksana Ismailbekova and Philipp Luttholtz

info@centraleurasia.org , June 17th, 2020

We are pleased to share this announcement of a new publication from the Central Asia Program (CAP):  Conflict in Southern Kyrgyzstan After 10 Years: Perspectives, Consequences, Actions, edited…

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Aging in the Absence of the Young and in the Presence of the Ancestor Spirits, by Maria Louw Aarhus University

Maria Louw , July 2nd, 2019

In this blog post I will present a research project I am currently engaged in and reflect on some of my preliminary findings. The project is part of…

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Book Review: Fragile Conviction: Changing Ideological Landscapes in Urban Kyrgyzstan by Mathijs Pelkmans

Rose Deller , April 11th, 2018

In Fragile Conviction: Changing Ideological Landscapes in Urban Kyrgyzstan, Mathijs Pelkmans offers an ethnography of everyday life in a former mining town in southern Kyrgyzstan that focuses on the…

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#Review: The Force of Custom: Law and the Ordering of Everyday Life in Kyrgyzstan

Eva-Marie Dubuisson , January 23rd, 2018

The Force of Custom presents a strongly grounded ethnographic argument for the rethinking of ‘customary law’ as a category in the anthropology of law. How does an understanding…


The Force of Custom in Kyrgyzstan: Allegra’s Judith Beyer discusses her new book

Allegra , June 6th, 2017

Sean Guillory of Sean’s Russia Blog spoke with our Publications and Reviews Editor Judith Beyer about her book The force of custom. Law and the ordering of everyday…