Wilson Center Experts

John M Vander Lippe

Research Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Assistant Professor, SUNY, New Paltz
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Bridge Between Asia Minor and Central Asia: Muslim Turkic Intellectuals and the Discource on Sovereignty and Identity
May 01, 1996
Aug 01, 1996

Project Summary

Examines the 19th century to the present, exploring the intellectual bridges between the Middle East, the Caucasus and Central Asia through Muslim Turkic thought. Reveals complex views on the past and the future of Muslim Turkic society and issues such as Islam and secularism, popular vs. state sovereignty, national and religious identity.