Antropologicheskij Forum. 2016. No. 28
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Forum: What is the Role of “Regional Studies” in Contemporary Anthropology? — Exploring the Case of Central Asia
From the Editorial Board
Replies by Gulnara Aitpayeva, Aida Aaly Alymbaeva, Aksana Ismailbekova, Alima Bissenova, Kulshat Medeuova, Svetlana Gorshenina, Diana Ibanez-Tirado, Magnus Marsden, Tohir Kalandarov, Natalia Kosmarkaya, Emil Nasritdinov, Boris Petric, Madeleine Reeves, Igor Savin, Anna Cieślewska, Tommaso Trevisani, Zulaykho Usmonova, Jesko Schmoller
Conclusion by Sergey Abashin
A Prayer for Rain in Soviet Central Asia (Muslim Practices in the Atheist State)
By Sergey Abashin
Feasts of Merit in Western Europe: Medieval Irish Briugas and Traditions of Public Feasting in South and South East Asia
By Dmitry Nikolaev
About Place. An Ethno-рhenomenological Essay
By Andrey Stepanov
“Anthropology. Folklore Studies. Sociolinguistics”
From the Compilers
By Anna Klepikova
Parenting at a Distance: Transnational Practices in Migrant Families from Tajikistan
By Elena Borisova
Constructing “Greek” and “Albanian”: Linguistic Ideologies in the Greek-speaking Communities of Southern Albania (Northern Epirus)
By Ekaterina Zheltova
“New Farmers” in Japan
By Ksenia Kurochkina
“All the Falsehood from the Devil”: “Magic” and “Demonological” Motivation in Vocabulary with the Meaning of Deceit
By Valeriya Kuchko
On Studying the Linguistic World of Russian Lamentations: The “Deprivation” Category and Its Text Implementation
By Olesya Surikova
Review of Stephane 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, 541 pp., maps, photographs, indices, bibliographies.
By Alfrid Bustanov
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, 399 pp.
By Denis Letnyakov
Review of Stephanie Cronin (ed.), Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World: Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress. London; New York: Routledge, 2014, 288 pp.
By Guzel Yusupova
Review of Svetlana Peshkova, Women, Islam, and Identity, Public Life in Private Spaces in Uzbekistan. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2014, 352 pp.
By Anna Cieślewska
Review of Mehran Kamrava, Zahra Babar (eds.), Migrant Labor in the Persian Gulf. London: Hurst & Company, 2012, 238 pp.
By Nikolay Steblin-Kamenskiy
Letters to the Editor
Mikloukho-Maclay: New Legends
By Dmitriy Orehov