Central Eurasian Studies Committee 2013 Lecture Series

Friday, February 15, 2013 to Friday, May 31, 2013

Central Eurasian Studies Committee

2013 Lecture Series


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February 15    
Stuart 102   

Ryan Perkins (Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago )

"Honor Killings, Cultural Tropes and the Question of Afghan Historical Agency"


February 18   
Classics 110   

Douglas Northrop (Associate Professor of Modern Central Asian studies, University of Michigan)
"Earthquakes and Empire in Eurasia"

February 22  
Stuart 102

John Woods (Professor of Iranian and Central Asian History and of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago)
"Framing the Timurid Aristrocratic Order"


March 8          
Franke Institute   

Heather Sonntag (CREECA Fellow, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
"The Visual Contest for Colonizing Central Asia: Russian Photography, Album Mania and Territorializing Turkestan"     


*Rescheduled-check back for new date and time*   
Stuart 102  

Kagan Arik (Ayasli Lecturer in Turkish, University of Chicago)
"Some Pre-Islamic Elements in the Daily Life of Nomadic Kazaks"            


May 17  
Stuart 102  

Uli Schamiloglu (Professor of Languages and Cultures of Asia, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
"The Black Death and Religiosity in the Muslim Turkic World (14th-15th Centuries)"


May 24  
Stuart 102  


Marianne Kamp (Associate Professor of History, Modern Middle East, Modern Central Asia and the Soviet Union; University of Wyoming)
"Sharia, Socialism, and Rights: The 1917 Debate in the Muslim Women's Association, Kazan"


May 31   
Stuart 102   


Thibaut d’Hubert (Assistant Professor of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago)
"Jami, Education and the Formation of South Asian Curricula"


Sponsored by CESC, CEERES, CASS, CMES and CIS. Free and open to the public. If you require assistance in order to attend this event please write to ceeres@uchicago.edu