Profile & publications

Bio

Alisher Ilkhamov is one of the pioneers of sociological studies in Uzbekistan. In 1990, he co-founded one the first private public opinion research centres in this country, Expert, Ltd, later re-registered as Expert-Fikri, Ltd, and served as its president from the very its foundation till 2001. He is the author of more than 95 academic, press and analytical publications on the issues of nation-state building, nationalism, governance, human rights and development the post-Soviet Uzbekistan. Since 2005, he has been Research Associate at the Centre of Contemporary Central Asia & the Caucasus of The School Of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He was for several years, until 2020, the International Board member of Central Asian Survey, a peer-reviewed academic journal published in the U.K. In 2004 he moved to the United Kingdom and lives there since then.  Alisher is also trying to engage in the art of photography.  He has an account and a collection of photos in ShutterStock: https://www.shutterstock.com/g/Alishekon

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Publications

The full-text versions of Alisher’s publications are available for reading and downloading in https://soas.academia.edu/AlisherIlkhamov

Books and reports:

(Numbering in a reverse order)

5. Этнический атлас Узбекистана, под ред. А. Ильхамова и Л. Жуковой,  Ташкент: ЛИА <Р. Элинина> и Институт Открытое Общество – Узбекистан, (2002).

4. Uzbekistan’s Cotton Sector: Financial Flows and Distribution of Resources, in co-authorship with Bakhodyr Muradov and editorship of Matt Fischer-Daly and Jeff Goldstein, Open Society Eurasia Program, October 2014, https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/publications/uzbekistan-s-cotton-sector-financial-flows-and-distribution-resources#publications_download

3. Change Of Social Identity In The Transitional Period: Uzbekistan 1992 – 1996, Selected Papers Prepared for a Workshop at the University of Michigan May-June, 1996, http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/crees/events/fsugrant/alisher.html

2. Water Vendors Survey. Uzbekistan: Water Supply, Sanitation and Health Project. Co-authored with Ayse Kudat, Bulent Ozbilgin, Rita Cestti and Arustan Zholdasov. Washington: World Bank (1996).

1. Salinity Taste Tolerance Assessment. Uzbekistan: Water Supply, Sanitation and Health Project. Co-authored with Ayse Kudat, Bulent Ozbilgin and Arustan Zholdasov. Washington: World Bank (1996).

Articles and op-eds:

(Numbering in a reverse order)

117. Sardoba Dam Collapse – Another Example of Uzbekistan’s ‘Old Ways’? Uzbek Forum for Human Rights, May 4, 2020, https://www.uzbekforum.org/sardoba-dam-collapse-another-example-of-uzbekistans-old-ways/

116. Сардобинское водохранилище – из   ряда  «левых» проектов ? Ozodlik Radio, May 4, 2020,  https://rus.ozodlik.org/a/30590604.html

115. Узбекские власти расширяют сферу принудительного труда, Ozodlik Radio, May 1, 2020, https://rus.ozodlik.org/a/30586058.html?withmediaplayer=1

114. Uzbekistan evaluated according to Westernization Index, STRATEGEAST WESTERNIZATION INDEX 2020, pp. 128 – 134, https://www.strategeast.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/StrategEast-Westernization-Index-2020-4.pdf

113. Обязано ли государство обеспечить компенсацию гражданам, обязывая их соблюдать режим «самоизоляции»?, Ozodlik Radio, Апрель 03, 2020, https://rus.ozodlik.org/a/30526164.html?fbclid=IwAR3QVgSV7YBRdVDnp7I4HlKlPBZmvl6wsRSAkDLQ3RrcP2dBpqPaBqxDaok

112. Режим «самоизоляции» – насколько правовым он является?, Ozodlik Radio, Апрель 06, 2020, https://rus.ozodlik.org/a/30532690.html?fbclid=IwAR2-GqXXV_RX1mxllPdE9bKHeIT-buJmgBIHZuLKjkr_Vh9Xy1ulmpifm2o

111. COVID-19 и его влияние на российскую экономику (COVID-19 and its impact on Russian economy), Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies (CACDS), 04.04.2020, https://cacds.org.ua/?p=8985

COVID-19 и его влияние на политическую ситуацию в Евразии (The impact of COVID-19 on the geopolitical situation in Eurasia), Centralasia.Media, 24 марта, 2020, https://centralasia.media/news:1605528?fbclid=IwAR2adNsDOx6EwrLXf9MdRjN4lz9QHl9PGQFmr37Fg6ASujeC_782p_1Azm0

110. Гражданские активисты требуют решения судьбы активов Г. Каримовой в интересах жертв коррупции (Civil activists call for transparency in repatriation of Gulnara Karimova’s assets ), Ozodlik Radio, Март 14, 2020, https://rus.ozodlik.org/a/30486812.html?withmediaplayer=1

109. Что сулит странам Центральной Азии соглашение США с талибами (Implications of the US agreement with the Taliban for Central Asian states), Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies (CACDS), 03.03.2020, https://cacds.org.ua/?p=8838

108. Как правительство добивается отмены бойкота узбекского хлопка (How the government of Uzbekistan seeks to get the boycott of Uzbek cotton abolished), Ozodlilk Radio, 27 Февраль, 2020, https://rus.ozodlik.org/a/30457392.html?withmediaplayer=1#comments

107. Узбекско-американское геостратегическое партнерство 2.0: выдержит ли оно проверку временем? (Looming US-Uzbek geostrategic partnership 2.0), Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies (CACDS), 06.02.2020, https://cacds.org.ua/?p=8704&fbclid=IwAR3i8qmjVkuIVzMbksHW0ppQdaE6AOgFSsJF_iU0-GISWJ-0OYvZ9upE9J4

106. Узбекистан в 2019 году: балансирование на грани утери независимости, Centre for Army, Coversion and Disarmanent Studies (Ukraine), 24.12,2019, https://cacds.org.ua/?p=8509&fbclid=IwAR2e5muku8lgdVoDoqlmB8oUTFwWlecORDJQmsnkvEPTNhKqO4fQ8Y0-k8Q

105. Китайско-узбекские отношения: в ожидании «созревшего плода», The Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies (Ukraine), 03.12.2019, https://cacds.org.ua/?p=8326

104. What Is the Reason for the Continued Practice of Forced Cotton Picking in Uzbekistan?, Cabar.Asia, 19.11.2019, https://cabar.asia/en/what-is-the-reason-for-the-continued-practice-of-forced-labor-masked-as-volunteering-in-cotton-picking-in-uzbekistan/; Russian version: В чем причина продолжающейся практики “добровольно-принудительного” сбора хлопка в Узбекистане? Cabar.Asia, 19.11.2019, https://cabar.asia/ru/v-chem-prichina-prodolzhayushhejsya-praktiki-dobrovolno-prinuditelnogo-sbora-hlopka-v-uzbekistane/

103. Политическая система Узбекистана все еще покоится на неформальной табели о рангах (Political system in Uzbekistan: formal and informal aspects), Centre for Army, Coversion and Disarmanent Studies (Ukraine), 29.10.2019, https://cacds.org.ua/?p=8160&fbclid=IwAR302VL8S9EraHXg0Be7FL_qhKMfl2liHUUEX6OTHJA1dZPFevJN4Xyfvh0

102. Does the Construction of a Nuclear Power Plant in Uzbekistan Meet the Country’s Interests? (English version), Cabar.Asia, 10.11.2019, https://cabar.asia/en/oes-the-construction-of-a-nuclear-power-plant-in-uzbekistan-meet-the-country-s-interests/ ; Russian version: Отвечает ли строительство АЭС в Узбекистане интересам страны?, Cabar.asia, 11.10.2019, https://cabar.asia/ru/otvechaet-li-stroitelstvo-aes-v-uzbekistane-interesam-strany/

101. Планируемое в Узбекистане строительство АЭС ставит вопросы о безопасности страны (Construction of a nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan raises concerns regarding the country’s security), Centre for Army, Coversion and Disarmanent Studies (Ukraine), 12.10.2019, https://cacds.org.ua/?p=7978

100. О вызовах и рисках, в связи с возможным присоединением Узбекистана к ЕАЭС, Centre for Army, Coversion and Disarmanent Studies (Ukraine), 15.10.2019, https://cacds.org.ua/?p=7919&fbclid=IwAR2OGDttus0jnnGrYANSMfB0taERfB62gPZencqsjFzYCTGekJUGdk_WVsQ

99. Мирзиеев чувствует первые признаки народного гнева, Exclusive.kz, 23.08.2019, http://www.exclusive.kz/expertiza/politika/116699/

98. How Should the Return to Uzbekistan of Gulnara Karimova’s Ill-Gotten Assets Be Carried Out, Cabar.asia, 05.08.2019, https://cabar.asia/en/how-should-the-return-to-uzbekistan-of-gulnara-karimova-s-ill-gotten-assets-be-carried-out/; Russian version: Как должен произойти возврат активов Гульнары Каримовой в Узбекистан?,  Cabar.asia, 05.08.2019, https://cabar.asia/ru/kak-dolzhen-proizojti-vozvrat-aktivov-gulnary-karimovoj-v-uzbekistan/

97. Uzbek government continues to consider the cotton sector as its “cash cow”, Uzbek Forum for Human Rights, Apr 29, 2019, https://www.uzbekforum.org/uzbek-expert-the-uzbek-government-continues-to-consider-the-cotton-sector-as-its-cash-cow/

96. Новая встреча глав государств Центральной Азии: старые вопросы, Exclusive.kz, 26.03.2019, http://www.exclusive.kz/expertiza/politika/115792/

95. В ООН — на самолете Алишера Усманова. Как старые скрепы помогают сдерживать реформы в Узбекистане, The Insider, 5 марта, 2019, https://theins.ru/politika/141609

94. Узбекистану присвоен кредитный рейтинг ВВ-. Много это или мало?, Centralasia.media, 24 декабря, 2018, https://centralasia.media/news:1487606

93. Еще раз про строительство Tashkent City: потемкинская деревня или многообещающий инвестиционный проект? –эксперт, Centralasia.media, 24.09.2018, https://centralasia.media/news:1471404

93. «Заявить о себе всему миру»: как осуществляется строительство Tashkent City, – эксперт, Centralasia.media, 17.09.2018, https://centralasia.media/news:1469998

92. Почему прямые иностранные инвестиции обходят Узбекистан стороной, Citizen, 30.08.2018 (the article is not available in Citizen website anymore, possibly due to censorship reasons. Its copy is available here: https://www.academia.edu/37331062/%D0%9F%D0%BE%D1%87%D0%B5%D0%BC%D1%83_%D0%BF%D1%80%D1%8F%D0%BC%D1%8B%D0%B5_%D0%B8%D0%BD%D0%BE%D1%81%D1%82%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%BD%D1%8B%D0%B5_%D0%B8%D0%BD%D0%B2%D0%B5%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B8%D1%86%D0%B8%D0%B8_%D0%BE%D0%B1%D1%85%D0%BE%D0%B4%D1%8F%D1%82_%D0%A3%D0%B7%D0%B1%D0%B5%D0%BA%D0%B8%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B0%D0%BD_%D1%81%D1%82%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%BD%D0%BE%D0%B9)

91. How to return one billion dollars stolen from the people of Uzbekistan, OpenDemocracy.net, 9.09.2018, https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/odr/how-to-return-one-billion-dollars-stolen-from-the-people-of-uzbekistan/

90. A new era in US-Uzbekistan relations poses old challenges for the international community, OpenDemocracy.net, 5 June, 2018, https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/odr/a-new-era-in-us-uzbekistan-relations/

89. Коммунистический тупик: О том, как реформировать хлопковый сектор Узбекистана, Fergananews.com, 9.04.2018, https://www.fergananews.com/articles/9890

88. Алишер Ильхамов о национальной идентичности, гендерных отношениях и человеческом капитале в Узбекистане, Central Asian Analytical Network, 13.02.2018, https://caa-network.org/archives/12384

87. СНБ Узбекистана имеет сеть лояльных службе «кротов», как укроп рассаженных по всей стране, а также контролирует целую бизнес-империю, – эксперт об отставке Рустама Иноятова, Centralasia.media, 01.02.2018, https://centralasia.media/news:1429197

86. Grand Corruption in Uzbekistan’s Telecommunications Sector: Root Causes and Social Cost,  Constructing The Uzbek State: Narratives of Post-Soviet Years, ed. Marlene Laruelle, Lexington Books 2017, pp. 45 – 68, https://www.academia.edu/35401966/Grand_Corruption_in_Uzbekistan_s_Telecommunications_Sector_Root_Causes_and_Social_Cost

85. На костях хлопкового монстра. Кому Мирзиёев доверит экспорт «белого золота», Ferghana Information Agency, 23.10.2017, https://www.fergananews.com/articles/9599

84. Узбекистан: Латиница или кириллица? Взгляд социолога, Ferghana Information Agency, 21.08.2017, https://www.fergananews.com/articles/9524

83. Отстранение Азимова вызвано конкуренцией между группировками в контроле над властью в Узбекистане, Centralasia.media, 7.06.2017, https://centralasia.media/news:1387538

82. Правительства и население Центральной Азии пока не способны предотвратить нарастающий кризис водных ресурсов, Ferghana Information Agency,  16.01.2017, https://www.fergananews.com/articles/9231

81. High and Dry: Central Asia’s Failure to Avert the Impending Water Crisis, Harvard International Review, January 13, 2017 (the article is not anymore available in HIR, however, can be read and downloaded here: https://www.academia.edu/30928848/High_and_Dry_Central_Asias_Failure_to_Avert_the_Impending_Water_Crisis)

80. What is the legacy left to Uzbekistan by Islam Karimov? Central Asian Survey: Uzbekistan Forum and Virtual Special Issue, 30 September, 2016 (this piece is not anymore available on the publisher’s website, but can be read and downloaded here: https://www.academia.edu/28820422/What_is_the_legacy_left_to_Uzbekistan_by_Islam_Karimov; the issue’s table of contents is available here: https://enews.fergananews.com/articles/2969)

79. For most Uzbeks, it does not matter whether the president is alive or dead, The Guardian, 1 September,  2016, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/01/for-most-uzbeks-it-doesnt-matter-whether-the-president-is-alive-or-dead

78. Кто унаследует президентскую власть в Узбекистане, -узбекский эксперт, Centralasia.media, 29.08,2016, https://centralasia.media/news:1326287

77. Asset recovery as redress for the victims of corruption in closed societies, UNCAC Coalition, 23 June, 2016, https://uncaccoalition.org/files/victims-of-corruption-in-closed-societies-ilkhamov.pdf

76. Правительства и население Центральной Азии пока не способны предотвратить надвигающийся кризис водных ресурсов, Centralasia.media, May 11, 2016, https://centralasia.media/news:1121511

75. Младшая дочь президента Узбекистана Лола Каримова-Тилляева не может стать преемником, – эксперт, Centralasia.media, 9.09.2015, https://centralasia.media/news:1097350

74. «Власти Таджикистана слишком быстро забыли уроки братоубийственной войны», Fergananews.com, 7.09.2015, https://www.fergananews.com/articles/8682

73. Ситуация вокруг музея имени Савицкого: «Дело не только Узбекистана», Fergananews.com, 27.08. 2015, https://www.fergananews.com/articles/8667

72. Андижан 10 лет спустя, Или кто такие «акромисты»? Послесловие, Fergananews.com, 11.05.2015, https://www.fergananews.com/articles/8532

71. Ten Years after Uzbekistan’s Massacre, the Tragedy Continues to Unfold, Open Society Foundations, May 12, 2015,  https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/voices/ten-years-after-uzbekistan-s-massacre-tragedy-continues-unfold

70. Итоги выборов президента Узбекистана – явка 91%, за Каримова 90% – это типично авторитарная статистика, Centralasia.media, 02.04.2015, https://centralasia.media/news:1082312

69. Karimov’s Crumbling Kleptocracy: The Unraveling of Uzbekistan’s Soviet Relic State, In co-authorship with Jeff Goldstein, Foreign Affairs, March 30, 2015, https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/russia-fsu/2015-03-30/karimovs-crumbling-kleptocracy

68. Сообщение узбекской оппозиции о болезни Ислама Каримова снова поставило вопрос о будущем страны, Centralasia.media, 05.02.2015, https://centralasia.media/news:1076569

67. Алишер Ильхамов: «Упрощение картины мира бесперспективно», Centralasia.media, 12.01.2015, https://www.fergananews.com/articles/8366

66. Узбекистан: Европейские исследователи призывают к кардинальным реформам хлопкового сектора, Fergananews.com, 27.10.2014, https://www.fergananews.com/articles/8289

65. О дискуссии вокруг хлопкового сектора Узбекистана, 29.09.2013, alisherilkhamov.com, https://alisherilkhamov.com/category/central-asia/

64. Таксим vs Фатих: два мира, одно общество?, Fergananews.com, 10.06.2013, https://www.fergananews.com/articles/7758

63. Labour Migration and the Ritual Economy of the Uzbek Extended Family, Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, 138 (2013), 259-284

62. Uzbekistan Country Report, Transformation Index BTI 2014: Gütersloh: Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2014, http://www.bti-project.org/fileadmin/Inhalte/reports/2014/pdf/BTI%202014%20Uzbekistan.pdf; http://www.bti-project.org/reports/country-reports/pse/uzb/index.nc

61. Central Asian Migrants in Russia: A Heated Debate, 19 March 2014, Fair Observer, http://www.fairobserver.com/article/central-asian-migrants-russia-heated-debate-69753

60. Центральная Азия: От «буферного» мышления к политике суверенитета, Fergananews.com, 07.04.2014, http://www.fergananews.com/articles/8106

59. Review of the book “Land and power in Khorezm: farmers, communities and the state in Uzbekistan’s decollectivisation process” by Trevisani, Tommaso, Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale, Volume 20, Issue 3, pages 354–355, 9 August 2012, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/soca.2012.20.issue-3/issuetoc

58. Mustaqillik Ideology Tested: Nation-State Building in Uzbekistan and Related Security Challenges, OSCE Yearbook 2012, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2013, pp 109-121.

57. Uzbekistan Country Report, Bertelsmann Stiftung (Ed.), Transformation Index BTI 2012: Political Management in International Comparison, Gütersloh: Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2012, http://www.bti-project.org/uploads/tx_jpdownloads/BTI_2012_Uzbekistan.pdf (Actually, I can claim only circa 70% of authorship, as in some places I’ve just updated the previous version written by other author; plus the methodological frameworks is the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s).

56. “Iakubovskii and Others: Canonizing Uzbek National History”, ed. Florian Mühlfried and Sergey Sokolovskiy, Exploring the Edge of Empire: Soviet Era Anthropology in the Caucasus and Central Asia, Reihe: Halle Studies in the Anthropology of Eurasia, 2011, pp. 237-258.

55. “Neopatrimonialism, patronage and factionalism in post-soviet Uzbekistan”, Ed. Daniel Bach and Mamoudou Gazibo, Neopatrimonialism in Africa and Beyond, Routlege: 2012, pp. 186-196.

54. “Özbek Kimliğinin Arkeolojisi”, Ed. Gönül Pultar, Ağır Gökyüzünde Kanat Çırpmak: Sovyetsonrası Türk Cumhuriyetlerinde Kültürel Kimlik Arayışı ve Müzakeresi, Istanbul: Tetragon, 2012, pp. 185-236.

53. “Unfulfilled Expectations of Democracy: Political Developments in Central Asia after 9/11”, 10 Years after September 11, A Social Science Research Council Essay Forum, September 2011, http://essays.ssrc.org/10yearsafter911/unfulfilled-expectations-of-democracy-political-developments-in-central-asia-after-911/

52. “Islam Karimow – Der ewige Präsident? Perspektiven eines Führungswechsels in Usbekistan”, Zentralasien- Analysen, NR. 37 28.01.2011, pp.2 -5.

51.      “Stalled at the Doorstep to Modern State: Neopatrimonial Regime in Uzbekistan”, Emilian Kawalski Ed., Stable Outside Fragile Inside? Post-Soviet Statehood in Central Asia, Surrey: Asgate, 2010, pp. 195 – 210.

50. “Russia Lures Uzbekistan as its Strategic Satellite in Central Asia”, Nr. 29: Russia and Central Asia, 16 Oct 2007, Russian Analytical Digest, http://se1.isn.ch/serviceengine/FileContent?serviceID=PublishingHouse&fileid=A98EAE65-F147-99A3-1C76-9330A008A867&lng=en

49. “Neopatrimonialism in Uzbekistan: Interest groups, Patronage Networks and Impasses of the Governance System”, Central; Asian Survey, March, 2007, 26 (1), pp. 65 – 84.

48. “National Ideologies and Historical Mythology Construction in Post-Soviet Central Asia”, Paolo Sartori and Tommaso Trevisani, Ed., Patterns of Transformation in and Around Uzbekistan, Diabasis: Emilia, 2007, pp. 91-120.

47. “Archaeology of Uzbek Identity”, Anthropology & Archaeology of Eurasia, Spring 2006, Vol. 44 No. 04.

46. “The National and the Ethnic as Constructs and/or Phenomena of Civil Society”, Anthropology & Archaeology of Eurasia, Spring 2006, Vol. 44 No. 04.

45. “The Phenomenology of “Akromiya”:  Clearing Facts From Fiction”. China and Eurasia Forum Quarterly, Volume 4, No. 2 (2006) p. 39-48, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program, https://www.files.ethz.ch/isn/32064/CEF_4.2_full.pdf

44. “Akramiya: extremistskoye dvizhenie ili predtecha islamskoi sotsialnoi demokratii?”, Rasy i narody, Annual publication, No. 32, 2006, pp 116 – 156.

43. “Akromiya: Islamic extremism or the Islamic brand of social democracy?” UNISCI DISCUSSION PAPERS, Nº 11 (Mayo / May 20, 2006) http://www.ucm.es/info/unisci/UNISCI11Ilkhamov.pdf

42. “Speculation continues over appointment of new Uzbek MVD chief, resignation of SNB chair seems inevitable”, Eurasian Daily Monitor, Tuesday, January 31, 2006,  http://www.jamestown.org/edm/ http://www.jamestown.org/edm/article.php?article_id=2370725

41. “Profit, not patronage: Chinese interests in Uzbekistan”, CHINA BRIEF Volume 5, Issue 20 (September 27, 2005) http://www.jamestown.org/publications_details.php?volume_id=408&issue_id=3474&article_id=2370273

40. “Post-Soviet Central Asia: from nationhood mythologies to regional cold wars?” Irina Morozova, ed., “Towards Social Stability and Democratic Governance in Central Eurasia: challenges to regional security”. Amsterdam: IOS Press, 2005, p. 82-102.

39. “The thorny path of civil society in Uzbekistan”. Central Asian Survey, Volume 24, Number 3 / September 2005.

38. “Постсоветская этнография: мифотворчество и власть” [post-Soviet ethnography: mythology construction and power], “Ab Imperio”, No. 4, 2005. p.327-336.

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