Wilson Center Experts

Elyor Karimov

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
Affiliation:
Chair, Department of Medieval and Ancient History, Institute of History, Uzbek Academy of Sciences
Wilson Center Project(s):
A Comparative Approach to the Roots of Politicized Islam in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan
Term:
Oct 01, 2007
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Nov 01, 2007

Project Summary

The project focuses on how politizations of Islam in Uzbekistan play out in current debates about authenticity of Islam, particularly sacred Islamic sites and connected religious practices.This project views these practices from a perspective of comparison.