Mustafa Tuna (Ph.D. 2009,
Princeton University) is Andrew W.
Mellon Assistant Professor of Russian and
Central Eurasian History and Culture in the Department of Slavic and
Eurasian Studies at Duke University with secondary appointments in the Department of History
and Duke Islamic Studies Center.
His research focuses on social and cultural change among the Muslim
communities of Central Eurasia, especially
Russia's Volga-Ural region and modern Turkey, since the
early-nineteenth century. He is particularly interested in identifying the
often intertwined roles of Islam, social networks, state or elite
interventions, infrastructural changes, and the globalization of European
modernity in transforming Muslim communities.
His first book, titled Imperial
Russia's Muslims: Islam, Empire, and European Modernity, 1788-1917,
is under contract with Cambridge University Press to be published in the
"Critical Perspectives on Empire Series." And his second book project
investigates the transmission and evolution of Islamic knowledge and
comparatively in the Ottoman/Turkish and Tsarist/Soviet cases. Dr. Tuna
is married and has
Imperial Russia 1700-1917
Turkey: Muslim and Modern
Between Moscow, Beijing, and Delhi: Narratives of Europe and
Minorities of the Russian and Soviet Empires
Engineering and Social Movements in Eastern Europe and Asia
in Central Eurasia
Russia's Muslims: Islam, Empire, and European Modernity, 1788-1917
(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
literatura istorii Tatar 18go- nachala 20go vv. [Western
Literature on the History of Kazan Tatars betw een the
Eighteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries]." In Il'dus
Zagidullin ed. Istoriia
Tatar s drevneishikh vremen,
vol. 6. Kazan: Institut istorii im. Sh. Mardzhani, 2013.
"Madrasa Reform as a
Secularizing Process: A View from the Russian Empire," in
in Society and History, 2011 53(3): 540-570.
Society for the Comparative Study of
Society and History 2011
Muslumanlarinin Modernite ile Karsilasmasi [The Encounter of
Russia's Muslims with Modernity]", in
Avrasya Konusmalari: Medeniyet, Modernite, Kimlik
[Eurasian Conversations: Civilization,
Modernity, Identity] edited by Sevinc Alkan Ozcan (Istanbul:
Kure Yayinlari, 2010): 111-42.
Karsi: Rusya Imparatorlugu'nun Muslumanlari
Icin Iki Kimlik Projesi," in Hakan Kirimli ed.
Ismail Bey Gaspirali Icin
(Ankara: Kirim Dernegi Yayinlari, 2004): 241-71.
Il'minskii: Two Identity Projects for the Muslims of the
2002, 30(2): 265-289.
COPYRIGHT: Association for the
Study of Nationalities 2002
Yoluyla Soykirim" (Genocide by Negotiations),
Avrasya Dosyasi: Sirbistan Bosna Hersek Ozel Sayisi,
1996, 3(4): 7-12.
Transmission and Evolution of Islamic
Knowledge and Practices in Republican Turkey and the Soviet
Russian Muslim Intelligentsia: Volga-Ural Muslim
Intellectuals in the Russian Imperial Context," in progress
The Success and Failure
in Late Imperial Russia,"
to Their Times: A Comparison of Said Nursi's Reading of the
'Book of the Universe' and Ghazālī's 'Contemplation of God's
Creation," in progress.