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Area Studies Showcase Lecture Series: Marianne Kamp (Indiana University), "Jobs for Orphans, Taxes for Kulaks, and Love of Tractors: Collectivization Oral Histories from Uzbekistan"

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REEEC; Davis Center at Harvard University; CEERES at University of Chicago; CREEES at University of Texas; CREES at University of Pittsburgh; CREECA at University of Wisconsin; REEI at Indiana University; IAUNRC at Indiana University; CSEES at Ohio State University; ISEEES at University of California
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Oct 28, 2020   1:00 pm  
Marianne Kamp (Associate Professor of Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University)
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Russian, E. European & Eurasian Center: Co-sponsored Events

Marianne Kamp is Associate Professor of Central Eurasian Studies at Indiana University. She started doing oral history research in Uzbekistan in 1992 and earned a PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago in 1998. She is the author of The New Woman in Uzbekistan: Islam, Modernity, and Unveiling under Communism (University of Washington Press, 2006), and editor and co-translator with Mariana Markova of Muslim Women of the Fergana Valley: a 19th century ethnography from Central Asia (Indiana University Press 2016). Her recent articles include "Hunger and Potatoes: the 1933 Famine in Uzbekistan and Changing Foodways," Kritika ; with Russell Zanca, "Recollections of Collectivization in Uzbekistan: Stalinism and Local Activism," Central Asian Survey.

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This lecture series is a collaborative effort to showcase an area studies specialist from each center focusing on the Russian, East European, and Central Asian world region. The series is sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University; the Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley; the Russian, East European & Eurasian Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; the Russian and East European Institute at Indiana University; the Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies at the University of Michigan; the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin; the Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center at Indiana University; the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Pittsburgh; the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia at the University of Wisconsin - Madison; the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies at The University of Chicago; and the Center for Slavic and East European Studies at The Ohio State University.

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