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Professor Anatoly Khazanov FBA

Eastern Europe including Russia Central and Inner Asia
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About this Fellow

Anatoly M. Khazanov is Ernest Gellner Professor of Anthropology (Emeritus) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. In 1985-1990, he was Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is a Corresponding Member of the UNESCO International Institute for the Study of Nomadic Civilization, and Honorary Member of the Central Eurasian Society. He has published and edited 19 books and volumes and is the author of about 200 articles and other scholarly publications. Among his monographs is 'Nomads and the Outside World' (2nd edition: the University of Wisconsin Press, 1994) and 'After the USSR. Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Politics in the Commonwealth of Independent States' (The University of Wisconsin Press, 1995). His current research interests include ethnicity and nationalism, culture representation, post-Communist societies, and pastoral nomadism.



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