Wilson Center Experts

Dov Yaroshevski

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Senior Research Fellow, Tel Aviv Univresity
Wilson Center Project(s):
Shaping Civil Rights of Muslims in Legal Codes of Russia
Aug 01, 1996
Sep 01, 1996

Project Summary

Explores how the judiciary professionals, who were revising general codes of imperial Russia, attempted inter alia to redefine the civil rights of Muslim subjects. Demonstrates how Mulim professionals elaborated a civil ideal, how they contended for it, how they related their proposals to statements and orders of imperial bureaucracy and what was the fate of such initiatives in imperial Russia of 1905-1917