Publications of Mathijs Pelkmans

Journal Article (8)

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Journal Article
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2010. Religious crossings and conversions on the Muslim-Christian frontier in Georgia and Kyrgyzstan. Anthropological Journal of European Cultures 19(2): 109–128.
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Journal Article
Hann, Chris and Mathijs Pelkmans. 2009. Realigning religion and power in Central Asia: Islam, nation-state and (post)socialism. Europe Asia Studies 61(9): 1517–1541.
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Journal Article
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2009. The "Transparency" of Christian proselytizing in Kyrgyzstan. Anthropological Quarterly 82(2): 423–445.
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Journal Article
McBrien, Julie and Mathijs Pelkmans. 2008. Turning Marx on his head: missionaries, "extremists" and archaic secularists in post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan. Critique of Anthropology 28(1): 87–103.
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Journal Article
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2007. "Culture" as a tool and an obstacle: missionary encounters in post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 13(4): 881–899.
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Journal Article
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2005. Missionary encounters in Kyrgyzstan: challenging the national ideal. Central Eurasian Studies Review 4: 13–16.
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Journal Article
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2005. On transition and revolution in Kyrgyzstan. Focaal 46: 147–157.
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Journal Article
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2003. The social life of empty buildings: imagining the transition in post-Soviet Ajaria. Focaal 41: 121–135.

Book Chapter (6)

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Book Chapter
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2011. 'Culture' as a tool and an obstacle: missionary encounters in post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan. In: Elizabeth Koepping (ed.). World Christianity: critical concepts in religious studies 3. London: Routledge, pp. 230–252.
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Book Chapter
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2010. Religious frontiers after socialism: missionary encounters and the dynamics of conversion in Kyrgyzstan. In: Chris Hann (ed.). Religion, identity, postsocialism: the Halle Focus Group 2003 - 2010. Halle/Saale: Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, pp. 41–44.
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Book Chapter
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2009. Introduction: post-Soviet space and the unexpected turns of religious life. In: Mathijs Pelkmans (ed.). Conversion after socialism: disruptions, modernisms and technologies of faith in the former Soviet Union. New York: Berghahn, pp. 1–16.
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Book Chapter
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2009. Temporary conversions: encounters with pentecostalism in Muslim Kyrgyzstan. In: Mathijs Pelkmans (ed.). Conversion after socialism: disruptions, modernisms and technologies of faith in the former Soviet Union. New York: Berghahn, pp. 143–161.
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Book Chapter
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2006. Asymmetries on the 'Religious Market' in Kyrgyzstan. In: Chris Hann and "Civil Religion" Group (eds.). The postsocialist religious question: faith and power in Central Asia and East-Central Europe. Halle Studies in the Anthropology of Eurasia: HSAE 11. Münster: LIT, pp. 29–46.
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Book Chapter
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2003. Rural credit institutions in Kyrgyzstan: a case-study in the practice of transition aid. In: Max Spoor (ed.). Transition, institutions and the rural sector. Lanham: Lexington Books, pp. 183–195.

Working Paper (1)

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Working Paper
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2005. Baptized Georgian: religious conversion to christianity in autonomous Ajaria. Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Working Papers 71. http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0011-9C0D-1. Accessed 2005.

Other (2)

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Other
Pelkmans, Mathijs Emiel. 2006. Religion und Kultur in Zentralasien: sowjetische Vermächtnisse und neue Herausforderungen. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Jahrbuch 2006. https://www.mpg.de/300302/forschungsSchwerpunkt1?c=166410. Accessed 2006.
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Other
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2003. Shifting frontiers: islam and christianity in post-soviet Ajaria. ISIM Newsletter 12. International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World. https://scholarlypublications.universiteitleiden.nl/access/item%3A2727513/view#page=46. Accessed 2003.

Collected Edition (1)

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Collected Edition
Pelkmans, Mathijs (ed.). 2009. Conversion after socialism: disruptions, modernisms and technologies of faith in the former Soviet Union. New York: Berghahn.

Monograph (2)

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Monograph
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2017. Fragile conviction: changing ideological landscapes in urban Kyrgyzstan. Ithaca; London: Cornell University Press.
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Monograph
Pelkmans, Mathijs. 2006. Defending the border: identity, religion, and modernity in the Republic of Georgia. Culture & Society after Socialism. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
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