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Maria Elisabeth Louw

  1. 2020
  2. Accepted/In press

    “It Is Just Doing the Motion” : Atheist Time Work in Contemporary Kyrgyzstan. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    Time Work: Studies in Temporal Agency. ed. / Michael G. Flaherty; Anne Line Dalsgård; Lotte Meinert. Berghahn., 2020.

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  3. 2019
  4. Published

    Aging in the Absence of the Young and in the Presence of the Ancestor Spirits. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    Central Eurasian Studies Society. 2019, blog post.

    Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationResearch

  5. Accepted/In press

    Atheism 2.0. Searching for spaces for atheism in contemporary Kyrgyzstan. / Louw, Maria E.

    In: Central Asian Affairs, 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. 2018
  7. Published

    Allah Always Hears the Prayers of a Traveler: Nationalized Shrines and Transnational Imaginaries in Bukhara. / Louw, Maria E.

    Pilgrimage and Political Economy: Translating the Sacred. ed. / Simon Coleman; John Eade. New York : Berghahn Books, 2018. p. 75-92.

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  8. Accepted/In press

    Moral Structure. / Louw, Maria E.

    Central Asia in Context: A Thematic Introduction to the Region. ed. / David Montgomery. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  9. 2017
  10. Published

    Burdening Visions: The Haunting of the Unseen in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. / Louw, Maria E.

    In: Contemporary Islam, 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    Haunting as moral engine: Ethical striving and moral aporias among Sufis in Uzbekistan. / Louw, Maria E.

    Moral Engines: Exploring the Moral Drives in Human Life. ed. / Cheryl Mattingly; Rasmus Dyring; Maria Louw; Thomas Schwarz Wentzer. Berghahn Books, 2017. p. 83-99.

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    Moral Engines : Exploring the ethical drives in human life. / Mattingly, Cheryl; Dyring, Rasmus; Louw, Maria E.; Wentzer, Thomas Schwarz.

    New York : Berghahn Books, 2017. 266 p. (WYSE Series in Social Anthropology Ser., Vol. 5).

    Research output: Book/anthology/dissertation/reportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    Moral Exemplars and Ordinary Ethics: Sufism in Bukhara. / Louw, Maria E.

    Constructing the Uzbek State: Narratives of Post-Soviet Years. ed. / Marlene Larouelle. Lexington Books, 2017. p. 195-214 (Contemporary Central Asia: Societies, Politics, and Cultures).

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  14. Published

    The Question of 'Moral Engines': Introducing a Philosophical Anthropological Dialogue. / Dyring, Rasmus; Mattingly, Cheryl; Louw, Maria E.

    Moral Engines: Exploring the Ethical Drives in Human Life. ed. / Cheryl Mattingly; Rasmus Dyring; Maria Louw; Thomas Schwarz Wentzer. Berghahn Books, 2017. p. 9-36 (WYSE Series in Social Anthropology Ser., Vol. 5).

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  15. 2015
  16. Published

    The Art of Dealing With Things You Do Not Believe In : Dream Omens and Their Meanings in Post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan. . / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    Between Magic and Rationality: On the Limits of Reason in the Modern World. ed. / Vibeke Steffen; Steffen Jöhncke; Kirsten Marie Raahauge. Museum Tusculanum, 2015. p. 287-314 (Critical Anthropology, Vol. 4).

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  17. 2014
  18. Published

    Review Essay : Viewing Uzbek Islam from the Field. / Louw, Maria.

    In: Contemporary Islam, Vol. 8, No. 1, 01.01.2014, p. 57-61.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  19. Published

    Morgan Y. Liu: Under Solomon’s Throne. Uzbek Visions of Renewal in Osh (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012). / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    In: International Journal of Middle East Studies, Vol. 46, No. 1, 2014, p. 192-194.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearch

  20. 2013
  21. Published

    Ufuldkommenhedens Etik : Om at Realisere Sufismen som Dydsetik i det Post-Sovjetiske Usbekistan. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    In: Tidsskrift for Islamforskning, Vol. 7, No. 2, 25.12.2013, p. 8-38.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. Published

    Indledning: Moral. / Hansen, Anders Sybrandt; Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    In: Jordens Folk - Etnografisk Tidsskrift, Vol. 48, No. 3, 18.12.2013, p. 3-4.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleCommunication

  23. Published

    Even Honey May Become Bitter When There is Too Much Of It : Islam and the Struggle for a Balanced Existence in Post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    In: Central Asian Survey, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2013, p. 514-26.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  24. Published

    Indledning : hvilket paradoks/ hvis paradoks? / Louw, Maria Elisabeth; Rytter, Mikkel.

    In: Tidsskrift for Islamforskning, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2013, p. 1-7.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  25. Published

    Islam in Central Asia. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    An Introduction to Islam in the 21st Century. ed. / Aminah Beverly McCloud; Scott W. Hibbard; Laith Saud. Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. p. 217-232.

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearch

  26. Published

    Sufismens Paradokser. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth (Editor); Rytter, Mikkel (Editor).

    In: Tidsskrift for Islamforskning, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2013, p. 1-141.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. 2012
  28. Published

    Indledning: Muslimer i transnationalitet / Transnational islam. / Bubandt, Nils Ole; Louw, Maria Elisabeth; Rytter, Mikkel.

    In: Tidsskrift for Islamforskning, Vol. 6, No. 1, 04.2012, p. 2-9.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  29. Published

    Muslimer i transnationalitet/ Transnational islam. / Bubandt, Nils Ole (Editor); Louw, Maria Elisabeth (Editor); Rytter, Mikkel (Editor).

    In: Tidsskrift for Islamforskning, Vol. 6, No. 1, 04.2012, p. 1-127.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. Published

    Review of Johan Rasanayagam (2011): Islam in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan. The Morality of Experience and Irene Hilgers (2009): Why Do Uzbeks have to be Muslims? Exploring Religiosity in the Ferghana Valley. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    In: Contemporary Islam, 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearch

  31. 2011
  32. Published

    Sufisme i Usbekistan. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    In: Magasinet rØst, Vol. 2, 02.2011, p. 9-11.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleCommunication

  33. Published

    Being Muslim the Ironic Way. Secularism, Religion and Irony in Post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    Varieties of Secularism in Asia. Anthropological Explorations of Religion, Politics, and the Spiritual. ed. / Nils Bubandt; Martijn van Beek. Taylor & Francis, 2011.

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  34. 2010
  35. Published

    At overgive sig til, eller manipulere med, skæbnen? Drømmevarsler og hverdagsmagi i Kirgistan. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    In: Tidsskriftet Antropologi, No. 61, 2010, p. 31-51.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  36. Published

    Dreaming up Futures : Dream Omens and Magic in Bishkek. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    In: History and Anthropology, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2010, p. 277-292.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  37. Published

    Valfart i det georgiske grænseland. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    In: Jordens Folk, Vol. 45, No. 3, 2010, p. 26-31.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleCommunication

  38. 2008
  39. Published

    Det uhyrliges antropologi. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth; Raahauge, Kirsten Marie.

    In: Jordens Folk, No. 2, 2008, p. 3-5.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleCommunication

  40. Published

    Et land har de uhyrer, det fortjener : En beretning om en kirgisisk seriemorder. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    In: Jordens Folk, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2008, p. 40-47.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleCommunication

  41. Published

    Feltarbejderen som taktiker : Refleksioner over et feltarbejde i post-sovjetisk Usbekistan. / Louw, Maria E.

    In: Nord Nytt, No. 103, 2008, p. 67-79.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  42. Published

    The Religious, the Secular and the Esoteric in Bishkek. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    Bishkek : Social Research Center, American University of Central Asia, 2008.

    Research output: Working paperResearch

  43. Published

    Религиозное, светское и эзотерическое в Бишкеке. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    Bishkek : Social Research Center, American University of Central Asia, 2008.

    Research output: Working paperResearch

  44. 2007
  45. Published

    Когда проявления божественности имеют место в городе. : Впечатления от проведенной работы в Бишкеке . / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    http://src.auca.kg/images/stories/files/Maria_Low_4%2006%2007_Russian.pdf : The Social Research Center, American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, 2007.

    Research output: Working paperResearch

  46. Published

    Everyday Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia. / Louw, Maria E.

    London : Frank Cass Publishers, 2007. 224 p.

    Research output: Book/anthology/dissertation/reportBookResearch

  47. Published

    Når de døde har det sidste ord. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    In: Jordens Folk, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2007, p. 30-7.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleCommunication

  48. Published

    Review of Vitaly Naumkin: Radical Islam in Central Asia. Between Pen and Rifle, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    In: Central Asian Survey, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2007, p. 149-151.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperReviewResearch

  49. Published

    When the Divine Takes Place in the City : Reflections on a Fieldwork in Bishkek. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    http://src.auca.kg/images/stories/files/Report_Maria_Louw_June_20_2007_New.pdf : The Social Research Center at the American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kirgistan, 2007.

    Research output: Working paperResearch

  50. 2006
  51. Published

    Pursuing 'Muslimness' Shrines as sites for moralities in the making in post-Soviet Bukhara. / Louw, Maria E.

    2006. Paper presented at Post-Soviet Islam: An anthropological perspective, Halle, Germany.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearch

  52. Published

    Pursuing 'Muslimness': shrines as sites for moralities in the making in post-Soviet Bukhara. / Louw, Maria Elisabeth.

    In: Central Asian Survey, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2006, p. 319-339.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  53. Published

    Review of Esther Fihl: Exploring Central Asia. Collecting objects and writing cultures from the steppes to the high Pamirs 1896 - 1899, London: Thames and Hudson. / Louw, Maria E.

    In: Folk, Vol. 47, 2006, p. 276-279.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperLiterature reviewCommunication

  54. 2005
  55. Published

    Hverdagens Islam i det post-sovjetiske Usbekistan. / Louw, Maria E.

    Islam i Centralasien - Muslimer i Sovjets Skygge. ed. / Magnus Meyer Harrisson; Marie-Louise Hansen. Operation Dagsværk, 2005. p. 21-25.

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterCommunication

  56. Published

    Hverdagslivets Islam i post-sovjetisk Usbekistan. / Louw, Maria E.

    In: Nordisk Oestforum, Vol. 19, No. 4, 2005, p. 465-482.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  57. Published

    Islam-paranoia i Usbekistan. / Louw, Maria E.

    In: Information, 2005, p. 12-13.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperContribution to newspaper - Newspaper articleCommunication

  58. Published

    The Heart with God. The Hand at Work. Being Muslim in post-Soviet Bukhara. / Louw, Maria E.

    2005. 285 p.

    Research output: Book/anthology/dissertation/reportPh.D. thesisResearch

  59. 2001
  60. Published

    Anmeldelse af Inger Sjørslev og Else Storgård: Storbyånder. Afrikanske og spiritistiske religioner i Brasilien. / Louw, Maria E.

    In: Jordens Folk, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2001, p. 55-56.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperLiterature reviewCommunication

  61. Published

    Da helgenerne atter kom til orde. / Louw, Maria E.

    In: Jordens Folk, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2001, p. 5-12.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleCommunication

  62. Published

    Islams betydning i det post-sovjetiske Usbekistan. / Louw, Maria E.

    In: Vindue mod Oest, No. 3, 2001, p. 16-21.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleResearch

  63. Published

    Når det onde dukker op derhjemme : Islamisk ekstremisme som socialt fænomen og skræmmebillede i Usbekistan. / Louw, Maria E.

    In: Jordens Folk, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2001, p. 18-26.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/Conference contribution in journal/Contribution to newspaperJournal articleCommunication