Wilson Center Experts
Edward J Lazzerini
Research on contact among Soviet Muslims and Muslims abroad since 1940s, with a focus on mid-1960s-mid 1980s. This project examines the nature of the contact, and its Soviet-sanctioned use. Also, a study of the tranformation of the Crimean Tartar society under Russian rule between 1783-1865 using statisical reports, demographic and economic materal, and eyewitness reports.