Online Articles


Thematic thread on #statelessness, displacement, disappearance. For


Recentering the side-lines. On the politics of ‘standing-by’. For Public Anthropologist May 4.


After the eulogy? The future of Central Asian Studies in the accelerated academy.                           For December 4.

Saints in Politics. Aung San Suu Kyi and the Dilemmas of Political Desire. For openDemocracy September 24.

Reviewing the Review Process For January 20.


Celebrating Arba’een. Shia in Myanmar For August 19.

On Parasitic Professionalism For May 30.

Naypyitaw: Rescaling Materiality, Capitalizing Space For FocaalBlog March 24.


Rights and Responsibilities. Anonymous Peer Review. For June 22.

Anthropology Between Book and Blog. Evaluation Criteria and Communiation in Academia. For March 2.


Bears and the Russian Body Politic. For December 19 and April 2015.

Simulacrum Crimea. For April 4.

Which constitution? What order? Constitutional politics in Ukraine. For March 6.


Die ethnische Karte gespielt. Judith Beyer über den Konflikt in Kirgistan. Radio Interview For Deutschlandradio Kultur June 21.

Ethnonationalismus in Kirgistan. Die Ereignisse im Juni 2010 [Ethnonationalism in Kyrgyzstan. The June 2010 events]. For Zentralasien-Analysen  31/32. pp.11-14 (in German)

Kyrgyzstan. Referendum in a time of upheaval. For openDemocracy June 26.


‘It  has to start from above’. Making politics before and after the March revolution in Kyrgyzstan. For Danish Society for Central Asia’s Electronic Quarterly 1. pp.7-16.