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Dissertations in Central Eurasian Studies
Anthropology

 



Abramson, David MacKenzie

Title: From soviet to mahalla: Community and transition in post-Soviet Uzbekistan
Date: 1998
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Indiana University, Bloomington
Department: Dept. of Anthropology
Country: USA
Keywords: Uzbekistan, Soviet Period, Post-Soviet Period, Mahalla, Urban Neighborhood Associations, Ethnicity, Identity, Colonialism
Contact Information:
Institution: Brown University \ Watson Institute for International Studies
Address: Box 1831 \ Providence, RI 02912 \ USA
Phone: [1](401)863-9145
E-mail: david_abramson(a)brown.edu

Ahmed, Monisha

Title: We are warp and weft: Nomadic pastoralism and the tradition of weaving in Rupshu (Eastern Ladakh)
Date: 1996
Name of Degree: D.Phil.
Institution: Oxford Univeristy
Department: Faculty of Anthropology and Geography, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Country: United Kingdom
Keywords: Anthropology, Ladakh, Nomadic Pastoralists, Textiles, Gender, Weaving, Trade, Weaving
Bibl. Info.: 375 pp., 19 pp. of bibl., 3 maps, 6 figures, 3 tables, 67 colour plates; The dissertation is due for publication by the end of the year 2000. Title: Living Fabric: Weaving in the Ladakh Himalaya; Publisher: White Orchid Press, Bangkok
Contact Information:
Institution:
Address: Praneta \ 23 B Juhu Tara Road \ Bombay 400 049 \ India
Phone: [91](22)660-9019
E-mail: monisha(a)bom4.vsnl.net.in

Arik, Kagan

Title: Shamanism, culture and the Xinjiang Kazak: A native narrative of identity
Date: 1999
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Washington, Seattle
Department: Dept. of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization
Country: USA
Keywords: Xinjiang, Altay, Oral Tradition, Language, Kazaks, Identity, Ritual, Shamanism, Traditional Healing, Ethnomusicology, Turkic, Dialogic Representation of Culture
Contact Information:
Institution: University of Chicago \ Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Address: 5828 South University Avenue \ Chicago, IL 60637 \ USA
Phone: [1](773)834-4472; Fax: (773)702-2587
E-mail: kagana(a)uchicago.edu

Dautcher, Jay

Title: Folklore and identity and in a Uighur community in 1990s Xinjiang China
Name as it appears on dissertation: Dautcher, Jay Todd
Date: 1999
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
Department: Anthropology
Country: USA
Keywords: Xinjiang, Turkic Central Asia, Uyghurs, Folklore, Merchant Culture, Islam
Contact Information:
Institution: Harvard University \ Fairbank Center for East Asian Studies
Address: 1737 Cambridge St. Room 308 \ Cambridge, MA 02138 \ USA
E-mail: dautcher(a)fas.harvard.edu

Davis, Richard S.

Title: The Late Paleolithic of Northern Afghanistan
Date: 1974
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Columbia University
Department: Anthropology
Country: USA
Keywords: Afghanistan, Paleolithic, Archaeology
Contact Information:
Institution: Bryn Mawr College
Address: Department of Anthropology \ Bryn Mawr College \ 101 N. Merion Ave. \ Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 \ USA
Phone: [1]610-526-5029

Finke, Peter

Title: Transformation einer pastoralen Gesellschaft: Ökonomischer und sozialer Wandel bei Kasachen in der Westmongolei nach dem Ende des Sozialismus [Transformation of a pastoral society: Economic and social change among the Kazaks of western Mongolia in the post-socialist period]
Date: 1999
Name of Degree: Dr. phil.
Institution: Universität zu Köln [University of Cologne]
Department: Institut für Völkerkunde [Institute for Social Anthropology]
Country: Germany
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Western Mongolia, Kazaks, Post-Socialist Transformation, Pastoral Nomadism
Bibl. Info.: XIII + 371 pp., bibliography 15 pp., 7 maps, 18 illustrations, 62 tables
Contact Information:
Institution: Max-Planck-Institut für ethnologische Forschung [Max-Planck-Institute for social anthropology]
Address: P.O. Box 11 03 51 \ 06017 Halle/Saale \ Germany
Phone: [49](345)2927-113
E-mail: finke(a)eth.mpg.de

Fjeld, Heidi Elisabeth

Title: Commoners and nobles: The persistence of hereditary social divisions in Lhasa under Communist rule
Date: 1999
Name of Degree: Cand. polit.
Institution: University of Oslo
Department: Dept. of Social Anthropology
Country: Norway
Keywords: Social Anthropology, Tibet, Aristocracy, Distributions and Transfer of Knowledge, Education, Cultural Values, Social/Cultural Change.
Bibl. Info.: 230 pp.
Contact Information:
Institution: Peace Research Institurte, Oslo (PRIO)
Address: Fuglehaugt. 11 \ N-0260 Oslo \ Norway
E-mail: heidi(a)prio.no

Hiebert, Fredrik Talmage

Title: Bronze Age oasis settlements of Central Asia
Date: 1992
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Harvard University
Department: Dept. of Anthropology
Country: USA
Keywords: Bronze Age, Archaeology, Settlements
Contact Information:
Institution: University of Pennsylvania \ Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Address: 33rd and Spruce Streets \ Philadelphia, PA 19104 \ USA
Phone: [1](215)573-5835
E-mail: hiebert(a)sas.upenn.edu

Kaplonski, Christopher

Title: For the memory of the hero is his second life: Truth, history and politics in late twentieth century Mongolia
Date: 1996
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Rutgers University
Department:
Country: USA
Keywords: Mongolia, Nationalism, Historiography, Political Anthropology, Identity, Social Memory
Contact Information:
Institution: University of Cambridge, Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit; Rutgers University \ Dept. of Anthropology
Address: Sidgwick Ave \ Cambridge CB3 9DA \ United Kingdom
E-mail: danzan(a)rci.rutgers.edu

Keshavjee, Salmaan

Title: Medicines and transitions: The political economy of health and social change in post-Soviet Badakhshan, Tajikistan
Date: 1998
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Harvard University
Department: Program on Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies
Country: USA
Keywords: Badakhshan, Pamir Region, Tajikistan, Badakhshanis, Health Care System, Development
Contact Information:
Institution: Harvard University \ Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Address: 1737 Cambridge Street, Rm 517 \ Coolidge Hall \ Cambridge, MA 02138 \ USA
Phone: [1](617)495-4055
E-mail: salmaan(a)leland.stanford.edu

Kuehnast, Kathleen R.

Title: Let the stone lie where it has fallen: Dilemmas of gender and generation in Post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan
Date: 1997
Name of Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Institution: University of Minnesota
Department: Dept. of Anthropology
Country: USA
Keywords: Gender, Generational Issues, Cultural Change, Islam, Nationalism and Globalization
Bibl. Info.: disertation-395 pp., glossary- 5 pp., photos- 18 pp., Bibliography- 42 pp., Map-1 page, UMI Microfilm 1998
Contact Information:
Institution: Mellon Foreign Area Fellow, Library of Congress
Address: 7 W. Alexandria Ave. \ Alexandria, VA 22301 \ USA
E-mail: kkuehnast(a)aol.com

Neumann Fridman, Eva Jane

Title: Sacred Geography: Shamanism in the Buddhist Republics of Russia
Date: 1998
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Brown University
Department: Dept. of Anthropology
Country: USA
Keywords: Shamanism, Kalmyks, Buryats, Tuvinians, Religious Regeneration, Shamanistic Healing
Bibl. Info.: 391 pp., photographic illustrations in color, available through UMI
Contact Information:
Institution:
Address: 25 Christopher Lane \ Sudbury, MA 01776 \ USA
Phone: [1](978)443-9843
E-mail: joneva(a)ziplink.net

Privratsky, Bruce

Title: Turkistan: Kazak religion and collective memory
Date: 1998
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Tennessee
Department: Dept. of Anthropology
Country: USA
Keywords: Kazakstan, Kazaks, Qojas, Sunaqs, Religion, Ethnicity, Islam, Islamic Studies, Religion, Turkic Studies, Sufism, Yasawi, Khoja
Contact Information:
Institution: Qoja Ahmet Yasawi Kazak-Turkish International University, Archeology and Ethnology Research Section
Address: Yasawi University \ 487010 Turkistan \ Kazakstan
Phone: [7](325)33-411-47
E-mail: bruce.p(a)ccmail.lfa.com

Rudelson, Justin Ben-Adam

Title: Bones in the sand: The struggle to create Uighur nationalist ideologies in Xinjiang, China
Name as it appears on dissertation: Rudelson, Justin
Date: 1992
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Harvard University
Department: Dept. of Anthropology
Country: USA
Keywords: Nationalism, Xinjiang, Uyghurs
Contact Information:
Institution: Central Asia-Caucasus Institute, SAIS \ Johns Hopkins University
Address: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue, NW \ Washington, DC 20036-1984 \ USA
Phone: [1](202)663-7723
E-mail: jrudelson(a)mail.jhuwash.jhu.edu

Schoeberlein, John

Title: Identity in Central Asia: Construction and contention in the conceptions of 'Özbek,' 'Tâjik,' 'Muslim,' 'Samarqandi' and other groups
Name as it appears on dissertation: Schoeberlein-Engel, John Samuel
Date: 1994
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Harvard University
Department: Dept. of Anthropology
Country: USA
Keywords: Central Asia, Uzbeks, Tajiks, Kyrgyzes, Identity, Islam, Ethnicity, Nationalism, Political Anthropology, Culture and Politics
Contact Information:
Institution: Harvard University \ Program on Central Asia
Address: 625 Massachusetts Avenue \ Cambridge, MA 02139 \ USA
Phone: [1](617)495-4338; Fax: 495-8319
E-mail: schoeber(a)fas.harvard.edu

Schorkowitz, Dittmar

Title: Ethnohistorische Untersuchungen über die mongolischen Völkerschaften: Die soziale - politische Organisation bei den Kalmücken (Oiraten) und Prozesse der Akkulturation vom 17. Jh. bis zur Mitte des 19. Jhs.
Date: 1991
Name of Degree: Dr.phil.
Institution: Freie Universität Berlin [Free University of Berlin]
Department: Fachbereich Philosophie und Sozialwissenschaften II
Country: Germany
Keywords: Social Anthropology, Political Anthropology, Ethnohistory, Jungaria, Southern Siberia, Russia, Volga-Don, 17th Century, 18th Century, Kalmuks, Oyrats, Ethnicity, Acculturation, Kinship, Nomadism, Shamanism, Buddhism, Culture, Genealogies
Bibl. Info.: Die soziale und politische Organisation bei den Kalmücken (Oiraten) und Prozesse der Akkulturation vom 17. Jahrhundert bis zur Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts: Ethnohistorische Untersuchungen über die mongolischen Völkerschaften. Europäische Hochschulschriften, Reihe XIX, Volkskunde, Ethnologie; Abt. B, Ethnologie, Bd. 28, (Frankfurt a.M./Bern/N.Y./Paris: Peter Lang, 1992).
Contact Information:
Institution: Osteuropa-Institut der Freien Universität Berlin
Address: Garystr. 55 \ D-14195 Berlin \ Germany
Phone: [49](30)214-2943
E-mail: schorkowitz(a)t-online.de

Smith, Jo

Title: Changing Uyghur identities in Xinjiang in the 1990s
Name as it appears on dissertation: Smith, Joanne
Date: 1999
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Leeds
Department: East Asian Studies
Country: United Kingdom
Keywords: Social Anthropology, Minorities, Xinjiang, Uyghur
Contact Information:
Institution: University of Leeds, East Asian Studies
Address: Level 4 \ East Asian Studies \ LEEDS \ LS2 9JT \ United Kingdom
Phone: [44](113)233-3460
E-mail: eastasian(a)leeds.ac.uk
Submitted by: Professor Delia Davin

Stuart, Kevin

Title: Mongols in Western/American consciousness
Name as it appears on dissertation: Stuart, Charles Kevin
Date: 1996
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Hawaii-Manoa
Department: American Studies
Country: USA
Keywords: Mongols, America, Western, Consciousness, Images
Bibl. Info.: Published as: Stuart, Kevin C. Mongols in Western/American Consciousness / Kevin Stuart; Includes bibliographic references and index; ISBN 0-7734-8443-4 (hardcover); 1. Mongols. 2. Mongols--Public Opinion. 3. Public opinion--United States 4. Public Opinion--Europe 5. Mongolia--Description and Travel; DS19.S827 1997; Kevin C. Stuart. 1997. Mongols in Western/American Consciousness. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press.
Contact Information:
Institution: Qinghai Education College
Address: Qinghai Education College \ Nationalities Department \ Xining 810008 \ P. R. of China
Phone: [1](971)616-6015
E-mail: ckstuart(a)public.xn.qh.cn

Uehling, Greta Lynn

Title: Having a homeland: Recollecting the deportation, exile and repatriation of Crimean Tatars to their historic homeland
Date: 2000
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Department: Anthropology
Country: USA
Keywords: Memory, Migration, Nationalism, Ethnicity, Diaspora, Social Movements
Contact Information:
Institution:
Address: 2305 Placid Way \ Ann Arbor, MI 48105 \ United States
Phone: [1](734)669-4406
E-mail: gretau(a)umich.edu

van Beek, Martijn

Title: Identity fetishism and the art of representation: The long struggle for regional autonomy in Ladakh
Date: 1996
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Cornell University
Department:
Country: USA
Keywords: Ladakh, Nepal, Tibet, Politics of Identity, Kashmir, India, Development
Contact Information:
Institution: Aarhus University \ Dept. of Ethnography and Social Anthropology
Address: Moesgaard \ DK-8270 Højbjerg, Århus \ Denmark
Phone: [45]89-42-11-11, 89-42-46-70
E-mail: etnomvb(a)moes.hum.aau.dk

Werner, Cynthia Ann

Title: Household networks, ritual exchange and economic change in rural Kazakstan
Date: 1997
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Indiana University, Bloomington
Department: Dept. of Anthropology
Country: USA
Keywords: Kazakstan, Rural Kazaks, Household, Family, Economic Change, Gift Exchange
Contact Information:
Institution: Dept. of Anthropology, Texas AandM University
Address: \ USA
E-mail: cynthia_werner(a)pitzer.edu

 

 

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