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CAW: Nineteenth-Century Persian Travelogues and the Construction of Political Space

Readings and discussion with Christine Noelle-Karimi, Austrian Academy of Sciences

Monday, April 09, 2012
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Elton L. Daniel, The Hajj and Qajar Travel Literature


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. 


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Sponsor(s): Program on Central Asia

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