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Interdisciplinary Research Centre
 

Research

Siberia and Mongolia in the Soviet and Post-Soviet periods; India, Nepal and China (Inner Mongolia and Manchuria).

Publications

Key publications: 

Alexander, C., Buchli, V. and Humphrey, C. (ed.) (2007) Urban Life in Post-Soviet Central Asia. London, UCL Press. This book contains a chapter by Caroline Humphrey, New Subjects and Situated Interdependence: After Privatisation in the City of Ulan-Ude, 175-207

Mandel, R. and Humphrey C. (ed.) (2002). Markets and Moralities: ethnographies of postsocialism. Oxford: Berg.

Humphrey, C. (2002). The Unmaking of Soviet Life: everyday economies after socialism. Cornell, Cornell University Press. (Heldt Prize)

Publications (from Symplectic)

Books

2013

  • Humphrey, C. and Ujeed, H., 2013. A Monastery in Time
  • Journal articles

    2012

  • da Col, G. and Humphrey, C., 2012. Subjects of luck-contingency, morality, and the anticipation of everyday life Social Analysis, v. 56
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3167/sa.2012.560202
  • Humphrey, C. and Ujeed, H., 2012. Fortune in the wind an impersonal subjectivity Social Analysis, v. 56
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3167/sa.2012.560211
  • Humphrey, C., 2012. Hospitality and tone: Holding patterns for strangeness in rural Mongolia Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, v. 18
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9655.2012.01761.x
  • 2009

  • Humphrey, C., 2009. The Mask and the Face: Imagination and Social Life in Russian Chat Rooms and Beyond ETHNOS, v. 74
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/00141840902751154
  • 2008

  • Humphrey, C., 2008. Reassembling individual subjects Events and decisions in troubled times ANTHROPOL THEOR, v. 8
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1177/1463499608096644
  • Humphrey, C., 2008. The 'creative bureaucrat': Conflicts in the production of Soviet Communist Party discourse Inner Asia, v. 10
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1163/000000008793066803
  • 2007

  • Humphrey, C., 2007. Inside and outside the mirror: Mongolian Shaman's mirrors as instruments of perspectivism Inner Asia, v. 9
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1163/146481707793646557
  • Boldbaatar, J. and Humphrey, C., 2007. The process of creation of national symbols and their adoption in the 1992 Constitution of Mongolia Inner Asia, v. 9
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1163/146481707793646584
  • Humphrey, C., 2007. Modern Mongolia: From Khans to commissars to capitalists CHINA J, v. 57
  • Humphrey, C., 2007. Solovyovo: The story of memory in a Russian village. SLAVIC REV, v. 66
  • 2006

  • Humphrey, C., 2006. Editorial introduction Inner Asia, v. 8
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1163/146481706793646756
  • 2005

  • Humphrey, C., 2005. Editorial introduction Inner Asia, v. 7
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1163/146481705793646973
  • Humphrey, C. and Hurelbaatar, A., 2005. Regret as a political intervention: An essay in the historical anthropology of the early Mongols PAST PRESENT,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1093/pastj/gti007
  • Humphrey, C., 2005. Ideology in infrastructure: Architecture and soviet imagination J ROY ANTHROPOL INST, v. 11
  • 2003

  • Evans, C. and Humphrey, C., 2003. History, timelessness and the monumental: The Oboos of the Mergen environs, Inner Mongolia CAMB ARCHAEOL J, v. 13
  • 2002

  • Evans, C. and Humphrey, C., 2002. After-lives of the mongolian yurt - The 'archaeology' of a Chinese tourist camp J MAT CULT, v. 7
  • Humphrey, C., 2002. Rituals of death as a context for understanding personal property in socialist Mongolia J ROY ANTHROPOL INST, v. 8
  • Humphrey, C., 2002. Stalin and the blue elephant: Paranoia and complicity in postcommunist metahistories DIOGENES,
  • 2001

  • Humphrey, C., 2001. Mongolia in the twentieth century: Landlocked cosmopolitan SLAVIC REV, v. 60
  • Humphrey, C., 2001. Inequality and exclusion: A Russian case study of emotion in politics Anthropological Theory, v. 1
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1177/14634990122228764
  • 1997

  • Humphrey, C., 1997. After the USSR: Ethnicity, nationalism, and politics in the Commonwealth of Independent States - Khazanov,AM AM ANTHROPOL, v. 99
  • Humphrey, C., 1997. Who gets the past? Competition for ancestors among non-Russian intellectuals in Russia - Shnirelman,VA AM ANTHROPOL, v. 99
  • Humphrey, C., 1997. In the Soviet house of culture: A century of Perestroikas - Grant,B AM ANTHROPOL, v. 99
  • 1990

  • HUMPHREY, C., 1990. NOMADS OF EURASIA - BASILOV,VN AM ETHNOL, v. 17
  • 1989

  • HUMPHREY, C., 1989. THE EVOLUTION OF MODELS OF THE FAMILY IN EASTERN-EUROPE AND THE USSR - FRENCH - KERBLAY,B SLAVON E EUR REV, v. 67
  • 1987

  • HUMPHREY, C., 1987. TRANSYLVANIAN VILLAGERS - 3 CENTURIES OF POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND ETHNIC CHANGE - VERDERY,K AM ETHNOL, v. 14
  • 1985

  • HUMPHREY, C., 1985. BARTER AND ECONOMIC DISINTEGRATION MAN, v. 20
  • HUMPHREY, C., 1985. SHAMANS, LAMAS AND EVANGELICALS - THE ENGLISH MISSIONARIES IN SIBERIA - BAWDEN,CR MAN, v. 20
  • 1984

  • HUMPHREY, C., 1984. REMINISCENCES - POPPE,N PAC AFF, v. 57
  • HUMPHREY, C., 1984. THE DILUV KHUTAGT - MEMOIRS AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A MONGOL BUDDHIST REINCARNATION IN RELIGION AND REVOLUTION - LATTIMORE,O, ISONO,F MOD ASIAN STUD, v. 18
  • HUMPHREY, C., 1984. ETHNOGRAPHIC ASPECTS OF THE STUDY OF CONTEMPORARY PHENOMENA - ABRAMZON,SM MAN, v. 19
  • HUMPHREY, C., 1984. SOVIET LOCAL-POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT - JACOBS,EM GOV OPPOS, v. 19
  • 1983

  • HUMPHREY, C., 1983. MANCHU CHINESE COLONIAL RULE IN NORTHERN MONGOLIA - SANJDORJ,M MOD ASIAN STUD, v. 17
  • 1982

  • HUMPHREY, C., 1982. THE RELIGIONS OF MONGOLIA - HEISSIG,H RELIGION, v. 12
  • 1978

  • HUMPHREY, C., 1978. SPIRIT POSSESSION IN NEPAL HIMALAYAS - HITCHCOCK,JT, JONES,RL TLS-TIMES LIT SUPPL,
  • HUMPHREY, C., 1978. PASTORAL NOMADISM IN MONGOLIA - ROLE OF HERDSMENS COOPERATIVES IN NATIONAL-ECONOMY DEV CHANGE, v. 9
  • 1974

  • HUMPHREY, C., 1974. INSIDE A MONGOLIAN TENT NEW STATESMAN SOC, v. 30
  • Book chapters

    2012

  • Humphrey, C., 2012. Inequality
  • Humphrey, C., 2012. Odessa: Pogroms in a Cosmopolitan City
  • Director of Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit, Dept. of Social Anthropology (MIASU)
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    Professor Caroline  Humphrey

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