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 Asia and the Cold War.
Courses Recently Taught
- CEUS 315/515 Politics and Society in Central Asia
- CEUS 329/529 Topics: Labor and Migration in Central Asia
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.
Articles and chapters:
Russell Zanca and Marianne Kamp, “Stalinism as Collectivization in Uzbekistan: Stalinism and local activism,” Central Asian Survey, 2016, Vol 36, no 1: 55-72. Online version DOI:
10.1080/02634937.2016.1221381, 18 pp
Marianne Kamp. “The Soviet Legacy and Women’s Rights in Central Asia.” Current History, Oct 2016, vol. 115, no. 783: 270-276.
Marianne Kamp. “Karimov’s Economy: a memoir from 25 years of periodic observation.” Central Asian Survey. Uzbekistan Forum and Virtual Special Issue. September 28, 2016. Commissioned by editor. http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/pdf/5_Kamp_final220916.pdf
Zulfiya Tursunova, Marianne Kamp, Nodira Azizova, Lobar Azizova, "Women's Indigenous Processes of Peacebuilding and Peacemaking in Uzbekistan," Creating the Third Force: Indigenous Processes of Peacemaking, a Preliminary Exploration. Ed. Hamdesa Tuso and Maureen Flaherty. Lanham, MD: Lexington 2016. 351-370.
Marianne Kamp, "Remembering: national narratives and mundane moments in Uzbek oral histories," in History Making in Central and Northern Eurasia: Contemporary Actors and Practices. Editor Svetlana Jacquesson. Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag 2016, 41-58.
Marianne Kamp, "Debating Sharia: the 1917 Women's Congress in Russia," Journal of Women's History, 2015, 27 (4): 13-37.
Zulfiya Tursunova, Marianne Kamp, Nodira Azizova, Lobar Azizova, "Cultural Patterns of Health Care Beliefs and Practices among Muslim Women in Uzbekistan," Health, Culture, and Society 2014, 6 (1): 47-61.