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Jeff Eden

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Rockefeller Hall, Room 378
jee89@cornell.edu

Educational Background

Ph.D. in Inner Asian Studies, Harvard University

M.A. in Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University

B.A in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago

Departments/Programs

  • Asian Studies
  • Society for the Humanities

Courses

Publications

Book
The Life of Muhammad Sharif: A Central Asian Sufi Hagiography in Chaghatay. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, 2015.

Edited Volume
Beyond Modernism: Rethinking Islam in Russia, Central Asia and Western China (19th-20th Centuries). Co-edited with Devin DeWeese and Paolo Sartori. Double theme-issue of the Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 59/1-2 (2016).

Journal Articles (selected)
“Beyond the Bazaars: Geographies of the Slave Trade in Central Asia.” Modern Asian Studies (2017)

“A Persian Captive’s Guide to Khiva: Esmāʿil Mir-Panja’s Satirical Recollections.” Journal of Persianate Studies 9 (2016), 205-227.

“A Soviet Jihad against Hitler: Ishan Babakhan Calls Central Asian Muslims to War.” Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 59/1-2 (2016), 237-264.

“Moving Beyond Modernism: Rethinking Cultural Change in Muslim Eurasia (19th-20th Centuries).” With Devin DeWeese and Paolo Sartori. Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 59/1-2 (2016), 1-36.

“A Sufi Saint in Sixteenth-Century East Turkistan: New Evidence Concerning the Life of Khwāja Isḥāq.” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 25/2 (April, 2015), 229-245.