Usmon Boron

PhD Candidate

Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

  • Secularism and Religion
  • Soviet secularism
  • Post-Soviet Central Asia


Usmon is a PhD candidate at the Department for the Study of Religion and the Center for Diaspora and Transnational Studies. His research explores anthropologically the formation of Soviet secularism and the ways in which Soviet secular sensibilities and vocabularies unfold in post-Soviet Central Asia. Usmon’s academic interests include critical approaches to secularism and religion, as well as the anthropology of law and ethics.