Wilson Center Experts

David C Montgomery

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Professor (retired), Brigham Young University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Role of Uzbek Community in the Modernization of Soviet Uzbekistan

Project Summary

A look at Soviet publications about Uzbekistans, primarily from newspapers and journals, in order to discern the role of the Uzbek literary community in the modernization of Soviet Uzbekistan. Primarily focuses on the life and works of Hamid Alimjan, who was chairman of the Union of Socialist Writers of Uzbekistan from 1939 to 1944.