How to Misunderstand Central Asian Islam (and How to Do Better)

10 Feb 2017


Morgan Liu is a cultural anthropologist studying Islamic knowledge and practice in post-Soviet Central Asia, focusing on Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. He is interested in ethnographic approaches to the state, postsocialism, space, and agency. Liu takes a comparative look at notions of just society across the Middle East, Russia, and Asia.

Event Date: 
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
Sponsored By: 
Asian Studies Center, Center for Russian and East European Studies and Global Studies Center along with Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS)
4130 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh