Mohira Suyarkulova is a scholar, feminist and LGBT activist living and working in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Published in: oDR: Interview‘We need to formulate a left-wing idea of happiness’
A new book focuses on what makes people really happy: solidarity
“Your traditions, our blood!”: The struggle against patriarchal violence in Kyrgyzstan
In Kyrgyzstan, it appears that the police and nationalist groups are increasingly conspiring to push organised...
Fateful Feminnale: an insider’s view of a “controversial” feminist art exhibition in Kyrgyzstan
A recent feminist art exhibition in Bishkek brought whip-wielding nationalists out to protest. Their outrage shows...
A view from the margins: alienation and accountability in Central Asian studies
Sociological study and political struggle increasingly go hand-in-hand. But in Central Asia, research needs to...
Published in: oDR“Renegade research”: hierarchies of knowledge production in Central Asia
For those researching the global south, fieldwork needs to be reimagined as a collaborative process which can help...