Postcolonial discourse analysis focuses not only on the material consequences of colonialism per se but on the language of description of the reality
Alex Ulko will introduce readers of NewEurasia to modern photography from Uzbekistan in a new series of articles
‘Come to the Russian stand, I’ll meet you there’, says Hamid Ismailov, a writer from Uzbekistan, the head of the BBC Central Asian and Caucasus Service, a quiet and soft-spoken gentleman in a black velveteen jacket. It’s the last day of the London Book Fair 2013, and I’m visiting the huge Earls Court Exhibition
In every corner of Uzbekistan people will tell you that it is probably the most important social unit in the society, but the problem is that this institution has dramatically changed over the last 100 years and is changing. Therefore it is important to differentiate between the myth and the reality to understand how it functions
Fourteen years ago Grigory Ilyich Ulko, an Honorary Artist of Uzbekistan and my father, quietly passed away in his Samarkand home. As an artist he deserves, perhaps, more than just a short mention in a blog, but today I would like to say a few words about him
In this article, Alex Ulko wants to challenge the current mainstream perceptions of the origin, role and function of so-called ‘national values’ in the region
Alex Ulko would like to share his opinioins about the status of the three languages (Uzbek, Russian and English) that are going to shape the multicultural life of our society in the future
Our special blogger Alex Ulko went abroad on business, and, apparently, he is very hungry, because he decided to write the culinary post!
The fourth part of Alex Ulko’s series about modern architecture in Central Asia. This time, the author found the strong source of inspiration on roads of Uzbekistan
Alex Ulko continues his series of works about Central Asian architecture. Today he will discuss highly important architectural forms as statues and sculptures erected in the past 20 or so years across the region.