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Mukaram Toktogulova

Associate Professor

Anthropology, Technology and International Development Department

Division of Social Sciences

 

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Phone: +996 (312) 915000 ext. 434

Room: 315

 
  • Selected Topics in Kyrgyz Culture and Literature (2020)
  • Anthropology of Islam ( 2006-2019),
  • Islam in Central Asia (2014-2017)
  • Health and Illness (2018)
  • Manas Studies (2015-2020)
  • Language and Culture (2006-2012)
  • Language, Culture, Power/Language, Culture, Technology. ( 2013-2020)
  • Senior Thesis Seminar (2005-2008)
  • Field Research Methods in Anthropology (2003-2020)
  • History of Anthropology (2003-2005)
  • 2013-2018 - Co-supervision PhD. EHESS. Paris- KNU. Bishkek
  • 2001- Defended dissertation: “The creative literary work of K. Jusubaliev,” Kyrgyz National Academy of science, 28 June 2001.
  • 1996-1999 - Post-graduate study: Issyk-Kul State University, Dept. of Kyrgyz Literature.
  • 1986-1991 - Przhevalsk State Pedagogical Institute, Dept. of Philology
  • 2018 - Research Fellowship at Indiana University. US 
  • 2015 - EHESS. Paris. France. Islamic Education in post -Soviet Kyrgyzstan 
  • 2013 - Crossroads Asia Fellowship. (June- August). Berlin. Germany. Project: Transnational Tablighi Jamaat Network in Kyrgyzstan.
  • 2010-2011 - Fulbright Fellowship. US. University of Pittsburg
  • 2009 - Visiting Fellowship at the Univ. of Kansas, Anthropology Dept
  • 2007 - Visiting Fellowship at the Univ. of Kansas, Anthropology Dept
  • 2007-2009 - Research Project: “Language Policy in Kyrgyzstan” (under grant awarded by the Central Asian Research and Training Initiative, Open Society Institute, Budapest)
  • 2007 - Resource faculty member, Regional Seminar on Excellence in Teaching: “Building Anthropology in Eurasia.”
  • 2007 - Seminar on research design for CARTI grantees. Budapest, Hungary
  • 2007 - Academic Fellowship Program; Seminar on Course Design, Kiev
  • 2005-2006 - Regional Seminar on Excellence in Teaching: “Teaching Islam in Eurasia,” Kazan State University, Russia
  • 2004-2006 - Visiting Scholar, Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus, Harvard University
  • 2003-2006 - Research Project: “Religious Beliefs of Contemporary Rural Kyrgyz” (under grant awarded by the Central Asian Research Initiative, Open Society Institute, Budapest)
  • 2003 - Program between AUCA and Indiana University in Bloomington .Course Development Program for AUCA Faculty
  • Kyrgyz Literature
  • Folklore of Central Asia
  • Islam in Central Asia
  • Language and Culture
  •  Language Ideologies
  • Islam in the context of Nation building in Kyrgyzstan: Reproduced practices and Contested discourses. Muslim world. 2020.Vol.110,No.1.pp. 51-63. 2019.   
  • The Localization of the Transnational Tablighi Jama’at Network in Kyrgyzstan, in the book “Islam, Society and Politics in Central Asia” . University of Pittsburgh Press. 2017; p.223-243
  • “The Localization of the Transnational Tablighi Jama’at in Kyrgyzstan: Structures, Concepts, Practices, Metaphors.” In Crossroads Asia Working Paper Series, 2014. no. 17
  • Mazar Worship in Kyrgyzstan: Rituals and Practitioners in Talas. Bishkek. Maxprint. 2007. The book co-edited with G.Aitpaeva, A.Egemberdieva .
  • “Syncretism of religious beliefs” In the book : Mazar Workship in Kyrgyzstan. Bishkek. 2007.p 507-518 ( In Kyrgyz/in English)
  • “Le role de la da‘wa dans la réislamisation au Kirghizstan,” Cahiers d’Asie centrale, 15/16:83-102. ( In French) Co-authored with Malikov, Ablezova. Botoeva . Modenization of Islamic Education . Research Report for Eurasia fund  ( In English, in Russian).SRC.AUCA. 2008
  • More than 15  articles on Kyrgyz literature published in University Reviews between 1997 and 2001 in Kyrgyz Language
  • Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) Memebership
  • European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS) Membership

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