Wilson Center Experts

Mohammad Abdul Karim

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Uzbekistan
Affiliation:
Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, De Montfort University
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Decline and Fall of Scientific Atheism in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, 1964-1991.
Term:
Sep 01, 2004
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Sep 01, 2004

Project Summary

Examines the failure of the communist party’s atheistic policy amongst the Islamic peoples in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan from 1964-1991. Looks at the ways that different scholarly communities have attempted to undertsand the reason for the failure of atheism and the persistence of Islamic belief.