in preparation.

Communal Sense. We-Formation and the Work of Community in Myanmar


2016. TBeyer_Cover_Pittsburghhe Force of Custom. Law and the Ordering of

Everyday Life in Kyrgyzstan. Central Eurasia in Context Series.

Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Reviews of the book in  Central Asian SurveyAllegra Lab , Slavic Review

Selected among the “Best Books on Central Asia in 2018” by “Voices on Central Asia”, a platform that is a collaboration between the Central Asia Program (CAP) and the Central Asian Analytical Network (CAAN), both part of The George Washington University‘s Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES).



2010. (together with Zemfira Inogamova)

Baiyz ApaZhashoo Tarzhymaly [The Life History of Baiyz Apa].

Bishkek: Gulchynar (in Kyrgyz).

for a Russian-language review from Kyrgyzstan see here.



2007. (together with Roman Knee)

Kirgistan. A Photoethnography of Talas.

Munich: Hirmer (in German and English).

Review of the book in Central Asian Survey. German-language review in FAZ