Slow Anti-Americanism: Social Movements and Symbolic Politics in Central Asia

Slow Anti-Americanism: Social Movements and Symbolic Politics in Central Asia

February 17, 2021

#President#Andrew Kuchins

The American University of Central Asia Presidential Book Launch Series initiated by President Andrew Kuchins is proud to announce a discussion by Edward Schatz on his latest book "Slow Anti-Americanism: Social Movements and Symbolic Politics in Central Asia" (Stanford University Press). The talk will be followed by a live Q&A with the audience online moderated by President Andy Kuchins.

Date: February 17, 2021

Time: 20:00 (Bishkek Time)

Zoom link: Passcode: 2031240

About the Speaker

Edward Schatz is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. He is interested primarily in identity politics, social transformations, social movements, anti-Americanism, and authoritarianism with a focus on the former USSR, particularly Central Asia. His publications include an edited volume, Political Ethnography (U.Chicago Press, 2009), Modern Clan Politics (U. Washington Press, 2004), ad articles on Comparative Politics, Slavic Review, International Political Science Review, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, and other academic journals. 

About the Moderator

Andrew Kuchins is the President of AUCA and a world-renown scholar and practitioner on Russia and Eurasia. He has authored, edited, and co-authored seven books on the region, more than 150 book chapters, monographs, reports, journal articles, and op-eds on the region. Much of his research has addressed Soviet and Russian foreign policy, Sino-Russian relations, and for much of the past decade the evolving political economy of Eurasia. 

About the AUCA Presidential Book Launch Series

This event is free, on the record, and open to all AUCA students, faculty, and staff. 

For more questions contact the Office of the President at 

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 373 203 1240

Passcode: 2031240

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