All posts by Malika Bahovadinova

Malika Bahovadinova is a political anthropologist studying state-citizen relations. She is a research fellow at the Oriental Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences. She is currently working on her book manuscript on migration and its management exploring the themes of violence in migration, the politics of representation, and place-making.

Representing the Social Costs of Migration: Abandoned Wives or Nonchalant Women by Malika Bahovadinova, Oriental Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

The workshop

In the spring of 2013 a private workshop was organized by a major international donor for its Tajikistani state and NGO partner organizations in Dushanbe. The event was part of the reporting process related to a large labour migration program being implemented by three large international development agencies. I attended this event as a part of fieldwork on the bureaucracy of migration management I conducted between 2012-2014.

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