Bibliography: Religion in Central Asia (Tsarist Period to 2016)
By Aurelie Biard (IERES Visiting Fellow, Spring 2016)
Aurelie Biard is a Spring 2016 IERES Visiting Scholar and a researcher at the Centre for International Studies and Research (CERI) in Paris and an associated researcher at the Centre for Turkish, Ottoman, Balkan, and Central Asian Studies (CETOBaC, CNRS). She holds a Ph.D in Political Science fromSciences-Po Paris. Her main publications include “The Religious Factor in the Reifications of ‘Neo-ethnic’ Identities in Kyrgyzstan,” in Nationalities Papers and “Power, ‘Original Islam’, and theReactivation of a Religious Utopia in Kara-Suu, Kyrgyzstan”, in Central Asian Affairs.
Cover photo: Suzani (embroidery) from the Bukhara region of Uzbekistan, late 19th century, cotton with silk threads, Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art accession 85.81