New Programme Director!

The MA in Eurasian Studies is proud and happy to announce that Alima Bissenova will take over the duties of programme director at the end of July.


Alima Bissenova is Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, specialising in Economic Anthropology, Development, Urban Anthropology and the Anthropology of Islam. She has published on the new middle classes in Central Asia, on the growth and development of the city of Astana, and on new forms of religious devotion and sensibility in post-Soviet Central Asia. Her work has appeared in Religion, State and Society, Ab Imperio and Europe-Asia Studies.

Join us in welcoming Alima to her new role!

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