Lecture by Cloé Drieu Uzbek Films of the 1930s: Antireligious Campaigns and Women Emancipation on Screen
Cloé Drieu is a French historian and research fellow at CNRS. She specializes in the history of Central Asia during the interwar period, which she studied through Uzbek cinema. Her book on the subject appeared in French in 2013 and has been translated into English in 2019. She currently works on the impact of WWI in Central Asia. With colleagues, she leads seminars at EHESS in Paris on WWI, colonial history and combatant experiences. Since 2019, she has been coordinating a comparative project on “Mass Violence on the Shatterzones: Caucasus and Central Asia beyond the Great War (1912-1924)”.