Juliette Cleuziou

Email: juliette.cleuziou@univ-lyon2.fr

 Juliette Cleuziou is Assistant professor at the University Lumières-Lyon 2. She has been working on issues of kinship, gender relations and marriage economy in Tajikistan, and she is currently leading a two-year programme on death in migration in the post-Soviet Central Asian-Russian space. 

Cleuzious research interests are Central Asian and Russian studies, Ritual and Ritual Economy, Gender and Kinship, and Migration. She has a PhD in Social Anthropology. Her dissertation was titled "Marriage, De-marriage, Re-marriages. Ritual, gender and kinship in contemporary Tajikistan".

For further information please see Dr. Juliette Cleuziou CV.

Publications by Dr. Juliette Cleuziou


Death in migration and posthumous repatriation. Funerary economy and rites between Russia and Tajikistan. Working paper n°20 (in French), IFEAC.

De faux amis? Les concepts de rituel et de performance à l'épreuve d'une ethnographique du mariage au Tadjikistan, Thaêtre.

(forthcoming) “Towards Matrifocal Families? Relations in Single–parent and transnational families in Tajikistan”, in S. Roche (dir.), The History of family in Central Asia, Berlin, Klaus Schwarz Verlag.

Book review: “Allah’s kolkhozes: migration, de-Stalinisation, privatisation, and the new Muslim congregations in the Soviet realm (1950s-2000s)”, (dir.) Ch. Noack, S. Dudoignon, Berlin, Klaus Schwarz Verlag, 2014, in Revue comparative Est–Ouest, 47–4.

“Gender and Nation in Central Asia”, eds. (with Lucia Direnberger), Thematic issue of Nationalities Papers, 43-3.

“Introduction. Gender and Nation in Central Asia: From National Narratives to Women’s Practices.” (with Lucia Direnberger) In (eds.) J. Cleuziou, L. Direnberger, Gender and nation in Central Asia, Nationalities Papers, 43-4.

“‘A second wife is not really a wife.’ Polygyny, gender relations and economic realities in Tajikistan.” Central Asian Survey, 35-1, pp. 76-90.

“Russian money, Tajik ceremonies: Make and Break Connections” (in French), Autrepart, 67-68, p.137-154.

Book review: “Gender, post-colonialism and diversity of women movements”, Christine Verschuur (ed.), Cahiers Genre et Développement, 7, 2010, in Nouvelles Questions Féministes, 32-2 (Travail social). 

‘Tajikistan: A ‘developing’ country, missing stabilization”, Grotius International [http://www.grotius.fr/le tadjikistan-terre-de-%C2%AB-developpement-%C2%BB-en-mal-de-stabilisation/].