Ulan Bigozhin

Sociology and Anthropology, School of Sciences and Humanities
Assistant Professor
+7 7172 70 90 75

 Jan-Feb. 2018 “Nation Building and a School Play in a Kazakh Saint’s Jubilee”  in peer-review journal Central Asian Affairs.

Feb. 2018-chapter “Local politics, shrine and sacred lineage in contemporary Kazakhstan” in the peer-review book entitled “Islam in Central Asia” by GWU. 

Currently working on the article entitled “Where is our honor?” – how sport is used to create a masculine authority for Kazakh Muslims” for the conference  “Islam and Media in Central Asia”, Sept-Oct 2017 at George Washington University (GWU).-should be published in 2018

Book chapters

2016       Shrines and Neopatrimonialism in Kazakhstan. In Kazakhstan in the Making: Legitimacy, Symbols, and Social Changes, Marlene Laruelle (ed.). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 89-110. (with Wendell Schwab)

Online publications

2015       Religion and the Nation-State in Kazakhstan: Some Insights from Fieldwork in Aqkol. Central Eurasia – Religion in International Affairs (CERIA).  http://ceria initiative.org/?p=293