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Mathijs Pelkmans

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About the author and department

Personal webpage:
http://www.lse.ac.uk/anthropology/people/pelkmans.aspx

Anthropology Department:
http://www.lse.ac.uk/anthropology/home.aspx

Relevant research

Pelkmans, Mathijs (ed.) (2009) Conversion after Socialism: Disruptions, modernisms, and technologies of faith in the former Soviet Union. Berghahn Books. Available from LSE. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/28055/

Pelkmans, Mathijs (2010) ‘Religious crossings and conversions on the Muslim – Christian frontier in Georgia and Kyrgyzstan’, Anthropological Journal of European Cultures 19 (2): 109-28. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/31501/

Pelkmans, Mathijs (2012) ‘Chaos and Order along the (Former) Iron Curtain’, in H. Donnan and T. Wilson. The Blackwell Companion to Border Studies, pp. 269-82. Wiley Blackwell. Available from LSE. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/41101/

Pelkmans, Mathijs (2009) ‘The transparency of Christian proselytizing in Kyrgyzstan’, Anthropological Quarterly 82 (2): 423-46. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/28053/

McBrien, Julie and Mathijs Pelkmans (2008) ‘Turning Marx on his Head: Missionaries, ‘extremists,’ and archaic secularists in post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan’, Critique of Anthropology 28 (1):87-103. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/28054/

Hann, Chris, and Mathijs Pelkmans. (2009) ‘Realigning Religion and Power in Central Asia: Islam, nation-state and (post)socialism’, Europe-Asia Studies 61 (9): 1517-41. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/26900/

Pelkmans, Mathijs (ed.) (2013). Ethnographies of Doubt: Uncertainty and Faith in Contemporary Societies. I.B. Tauris. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/46208/

Evidence of impact

Training and mentoring anthropologists

Ab Imperio article: http://abimperio.net/cgi-bin/aishow.pl?state=showa&idart=3128&idlang=1&Code=

Transnational Social Review article: http://www.budrich-journals.de/index.php/tsr/article/view/11068

Improving capacity-building programmes

Document ‘External Review 2012’ of the Academic Fellowship Program by Mathijs Pelkmans and Kenneth Yalowitz, 25 June 2012. https://apps.lse.ac.uk/impact/download/file/941

Relevant video and audio

LSE event on REF 2014 impact case studies (June 2014):

Mathijs gives an overview of his research and impact: http://youtu.be/v6iX8uR2IIEChallenges in collecting evidence: http://youtu.be/KYeI3GO40bA Top-down versus grassroots impact: http://youtu.be/qB2gIFgmewE

 

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