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Forum for Anthropology and Culture. 2016. No. 12

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From the Editors


Forum 28: What is the Role of ‘Regional Studies’ in Contemporary Anthropology? — Exploring the Case of Central Asia

From the Editorial Board

Sergei Abashin, Aida Aaly Alymbaeva, Aksana Ismailbekova, Gulnara Aytpaeva, Alima Bissenova, Kulshat Medeuova, Anna Cieślewska, Svetlana Gorshenina, Diana Ibanez-Tirado, Magnus Marsden, Tokhir Kalandarov, Natalya Kosmarskaya, Emil Nasritdinov, Boris Pйtric, Madeleine Reeves, Igor Savin, Jesko Schmoller, Tommaso Trevisani, Zulaikho Usmanova

From the Editors



Elena Borisova. Parenting at a Distance: Transnational Practices in Migrant Families from Tajikistan

Yuri Berezkin. The Spread of Folkloric Motifs as Information Exchange, or, Where East Meets West


Conspiracy Theory in Today’s Russia

Alexander Panchenko. Introduction: Anthropology and Conspiracy Theory

Anna Razuvalova. The Plot Device of Conspiracy in Nikolay Burlyaev’s film Lermontov and A Director’s Diary: on the ‘Ethnography of the Emotions’ of the National-Conservative Community

Alexander Panchenko. The Computer Called The Beast: Eschatology and Conspiracy Theory in Modern Religious Cultures

Jeanne Kormina. Killer Yeast: Gastronomic Conspiracy Theories and the Culture of Mistrust in Modern Russia

Sergei Shtyrkov. ‘The Fight between Ases and Devas Runs Through Our Whole Existence’: The Conspirological Imaginary of North Ossetian Intellectuals and the Search for Meaning in National History



Denis Letnyakov. Another South? A Review of Sophie Hohmann, Claire Mouradian, Silvia Serrano, Julien Thorez (eds.). Development in Central Asia and the Caucasus: Migration, Democratisation and Inequality in the Post-Soviet Era. London; New York: IB Tauris, 2014

Guzel Yusupova. Look the World in the Face: A Review of Stephanie Cronin (ed.). Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World: Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress. London; New York: Routledge, 2014

Anna Cieślewska. The Emotional World of Islam: A Review of Svetlana Peshkova. Women, Islam, and Identity, Public Life in Private Spaces in Uzbekistan. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2014

Alfrid Bustanov. Islam on the Territory of the Former Soviet Empire: A Review of Stéphane A. Dudoignon, Christian Noack (eds.). Allah’s Kolkhozes: Migration, De-Stalinisation, Privatisation and the New Muslim Congregations in the Soviet Realm (1950s — 2000s). Berlin: Klaus Schwartz Verlag, 2014

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