UNH Anthropologist Publishes Book on Women and Islam

book cover: women

Professor Svetlana Peshkova has published Women, Islam, and Identity: Public Life in Private Spaces in Uzbekistan (Syracuse University Press, 2014), an ethnographic study that examines women’s roles as religious leaders in a conservative Muslim community in Uzbekistan. Peshkova is an assistant professor of anthropology at UNH. Her research interests focus on gender dynamics, Muslim women leaders, and transnational Islamic movements.

Available from the publisher and major online retailers.

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