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About Deniz Kandiyoti
Deniz Kandiyoti is Emeritus Professor of Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She is the author of Concubines, Sisters and Citizens: Identities and Social Transformation (1997) the editor of Fragments of Culture: The Everyday of Modern Turkey (2002), Gendering the Middle East (1996), Women, Islam and the State (1991) Deniz is the editor of the journal Central Asian Survey.
Articles by Deniz Kandiyoti
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The massacre in eastern Uzbekistan is rooted in the impact of the country’s post-Soviet economic collapse on its citizens. Deniz Kandiyoti, drawing on her Fergana valley fieldwork in the late 1990s, maps the road to tragedy.
(This article was first published on 20 May 2005)
Werner Schiffauers intimate study of the politics of a Turkish Islamic community in Germany was part of the Europe and Islam series of talks. At Londons Goethe Institute in July, Werner Schiffauer and Deniz Kandiyoti discussed with the audience the prospects for reformation in Islam, the relation between citizenship and diaspora politics in Germany and Britain, and the consequences for democracy of educational and generational change in Muslim communities.