Wilson Center Experts

Pinar Batur-VanderLippe

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Assistant Professor, Vassar College
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Bridge Between Asia Minor and Central Asia: Muslim Tukic Intellectuals and the Discourse on Sovereignty and Identity
May 01, 1996
Aug 01, 1996

Project Summary

by examining the period from the 19th century to the present, this project explores the intellectual bridges between the Middle East, the Caucasus and Central Asia through a study of Muslim Turkic thought; a study of Muslim Turkic intellectual discourse on social change from the late 19th century to the present

Previous Terms at the Wilson Center:
Muslim-Turkic Identity and the Role of the Intellectuals in the Articulation of Ethnicity Term: Jun 01, 1993 - Jul 01, 1993 . Project Summary How does ethnic identity become part of a movement? How does ethnic identity survive and how does it become part of collective memory, historicity and everyday life? the persistence of ethnic movements is linked to their political discourse, which frames the formation and articulation of ethnic identity; examination of the Azerbaijani experience and the development of movements leading to the formulation and articulation of Azerbaijani ethnic identity in the period from 1820 to the present