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CAW: Development and Civil Society

Central Asia Workshop: readings and discussion

Monday, February 27, 2012
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Jacqueline H. Fewkes, Planning to Play Cricket: Child Training for Citizenship Work in a North Indian Development Initiative

Sabine Freizer, Neo-liberal and Communal Civil Society in Tajikistan: Merging or Dividing in the Post War Period?


The Central Asia Workshop is an interdisciplinary discussion group sponsored by the UCLA Program on Central Asia ( The goal of the workshop is to encourage graduate student research on Central Asia by creating a space where students and interested faculty can discuss research, theory and ideas with others who have experience or interest in the region. The workshop is a forum for exploring recent research and classical and contemporary theoretical perspectives that inform work in Central Asia. Past discussion topics have included Tatar language and identity; environmental activism in Central Asia; mental health, religion and healing in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan; imagining modernity; gendered national identity; and the Uighurs of Xinjiang. 

The Central Asia Workshop meets every two weeks in 10367 Bunche from 12:00 to 1:30PM.


Sponsor(s): Program on Central Asia

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