Adjunct Affiliations in History, Russian and East European Studies
University of Chicago, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, PhD 1998 Dartmouth College, Russian Language and Literature, BA 1985
Central Asian states and societies under Soviet rule and since independence; oral history; women, gender and social change; history of the family; agriculture, cotton, collectivization and its undoing; Central Asian independence
Courses Recently Taught
- CEUS 315/515 Politics and Society in Central Asia
- CEUS 318/518 Labor and Migration in Central Asia
- CEUS 320/520 Central Asia in Soviet Times
- CEUS 321/521 Gender and Women in Central Asia
- CEUS 421/529 Oral History in Central Eurasia
- COLL CAPPS C-104 Oil, Islam and Geopolitics
Recent Chapters and Articles:
2023 Marianne Kamp and Elyor Karimov, “A Fragmented Family Story: transferring social status in Soviet Tashkent,” Central Asian Affairs 9(1): 1-33. https://doi.org/DOI:10.1163/22142290-BJA10037 Uzbek translation, by Shahnoza Madaeva, published in Markaziy Osiyo Renessansi Jurnali, Tadqiqot.uz, 2022, 3(1): 7-24. https://www.tadqiqot.uz/index.php/renaissance/article/view/6634/6275
2022 Marianne Kamp and Shoirakhon Nurdinova. “Uzbek Migrants in Turkiye: Gender, Satisfaction, and Return Intentions,” REGION: Regional Studies of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia, 11 (2): 193-210.
2022 Marianne Kamp, “Soviet Collectivization in Central Asia,” in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History, ed. David Ludden, Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190277727.013.717
2022 Marianne Kamp, “Ordinary Soviet Life through Collectivization.” Central Asia: Contexts for Understanding, ed. David Montgomery, Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press 2022, 65-69.
2022 Marianne Kamp and Niccolò Pianciola, “Collectivisation, Sedentarisation, and Famine in Central Asia.” Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Central Asia, eds. Rico Isaacs and Erica Marat, London: Routledge 2022, 41-55.
2021 Marianne Kamp, “Oral History: American Schools of Thought, and an American’s Research in Uzbekistan,” O’zbekiston Tarihi (Tashkent: Uzbekistan), 2020, Vol 3, 26-36.
2019 Marianne Kamp, “Hunger and Potatoes: the 1933 Famine in Uzbekistan and Changing Foodways,” Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 2019 (2): 237-267.
Marianne Kamp and Mariana Markova. Muslim Women of the Fergana Valley: a 19th century ethnography of Central Asia [Kazan, 1886]. Translation from Russian with introduction. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016.
Marianne Kamp. The New Woman in Uzbekistan: Islam, Modernity and Unveiling under Communism. University of Washington Press, 2006.
Digital Source Collection, Translations:
2017. Marianne Kamp, “Russian Empire in Uzbekistan” section for digital collection of documents Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires since 1820. Editors of project: Kathryn Sklar and Thomas Dublin. http://search.alexanderstreet.com/wasg October 2017 Included: Kamp’s introductory and section essays, 10 pages; Kamp translations (247 pages of translation from Uzbek into English) of many articles from the Uzbek women’s journal Yangi Yo’l, 1926-1930; Kamp translation of transcript from women’s debate published in Suyum Bike 1917; Kamp translations of other items such as plays and polemical tracts related to women in early 20th century Central Asia