Ulfatbek Abdurasulov

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Ulfatbek Abdurasulov currently is a post-doc research fellow of the Institute of Iranian Studies at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, working on the stand-alone project Central Asia in Russian Diplomatic Archives (17th–19th Centuries), funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). From 2014 to 2019 he worked as a post-doc researcher within the framework of the START Project Seeing Like an Archive: Documents and Forms of Governance in Islamic Central Asia (18–19th Centuries), funded by the FWF. Previously, in 2000–2014 Dr Abdurasulov worked as a Senior Research Fellow in the Institute of History, the Uzbek Academy of Sciences wherein in 2008 he defended his PHD dissertation in History. In 2011–2014 he had been a Research Fellow of VolkswagenStiftung Project ”The Archives Talk”. His main interests lie in the area of the Islamic Central Asia, the Imperial and Colonial Studies as well as the History of Oriental Studies in the USSR.


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