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Ruslan Rahimov

PhD, Associate Professor

Anthropology

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New Campus

Phone: +996 312 915000

Phone extention: (0 312) 915000 + 434

Room: 315

 

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

 

2006-2011    

PhD in Social Anthropology, School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS), Paris, France (co-tutelle program), “Transformation of Kyrgyz Nomadism in the 1920-30-s in the Works of Western Researchers,Phd/Kandidatskaya Thesis”

 

2006-2011     Kandidat Nauk, History, Academy of Sciences of Kyrgyzstan

2006              MA in Public administration, University Lyon 3 Jean Moulin, France

2000              BA in international relations, Kyrgyz State National University, Bishkek

 

AREA OF RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Pastoral societies of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan (nomadism and socialism), transnationalism, migration Central Asia and Russia, anthropological theory and research methodology, sociological theory, anthropology of South-East Asia.

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

2011-2012        

"Tabligi Movement" (Kyrgyzstan, India) supported by the Central Asian Studies Institute (CASI), AUCA

 

2010 – present

International project: “Pastoral societies in turco-mongol space” (France, Kazakhstan, Kirghizstan, Russia) supported by French National Center of Scientific Research.

 

2004 - 2007    

“Pastoral societies in transitional period” (Niger, Mali, Russia, Kyrgyzstan). supported by French National Center of Scientific Research.

 

OFFERED COURSES

 

Political Anthropology, History of Anthropological Theory, Contemporary Anthropological Thought and Field Research Methods, Psychological anthropology, Economic anthropology, Cultural Ecology and Pastoral societies, History of Kyrgyzstan.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (in russian)

 

Integration of Kyrgyz nomads into socialistic system (2005) Pontes #5, Moldova State

University, April 2005.

Nomadism Imagined, Nomadism Real (in review) the paper is submitted for review to the Ab Imperio journal

Comparative study of pastoralist societies in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan (Karaganda State University, Kazakhstan), 2009. – № 2(54). – С. 385–391.

Evolution of land reforms in the context of nomadic culture of Central Asia (Academic Review, American University of Central Asia), 2009. – № 1(9). – С. 118–124.

Theoretical discussions on nomadism in the context of nomadism, Bishkek Humanitarian University, 2009. – № 2(15). – С. 12–15.

American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

Tel.: +996 (312) 915000 + Еxt.
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