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
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)
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
Bigozhin, U., Schwab , W., 2017 Kazakhstan in The Making , Legitimacy, Symbols, and Social Changes. Lexington Books, p. 89-111