“Black sheep, white sheep and red-heads: a historical sketch of the Shahsavan of Azarbayjan”
Iran 41966

pp. 61-84. (Translated into Persian as “Shahsavan (Qaraqoyunlu-ha, Aqqoyunlu-ha)”, Bar-rasi-ha-ye Tarikhi 3, 1347/1968.)

“Shahsevan in Safavid Persia”
BSOAS 371974

pp. 321-354.

“Durrani”, “Pathan”, “Shahsevan”, and “Nomads and nomadism”
Family of Man1975-6

London, Marshall Cavendish.

“Tribal society and its enemies: the latest round in the ‘Great Game’ of Asia”
RAIN 341979-October

pp. 6-7.

“Tribe and state in Iran and Afghanistan”
SSRC Newsletter 421980-November

pp. 13-15.

“Marriage preferences and ethnic relations among Durrani Pashtuns of Afghan Turkestan”
Folk 241982

with Nancy Tapper, pp. 157-177.

“Farmash-weaving among the Shahsevan”
In R. Pinner and W. B. Denny (eds) Oriental Carpet and Textile Studies I1985

with Nancy Tapper and Peter Andrews, London, OCTS / Halı, pp. 124-130.

“One hump or two? Hybrid camels and pastoral cultures”
Production Pastorale et Société 161985


“‘Eat this, it’ll do you a power of good’: food and commensality among Durrani Pashtuns”
American Ethnologist 131986

with Nancy Tapper, pp. 62-79. [Link]

“Raiding, reaction and rivalry: the Shahsevan in the Constitutional period”
BSOAS 491986

pp. 508-531.

“Peasant’s pilgrimage: a religious ballad from Afghan Turkistan”
Asian Music 18 (1)1986

pp. 20-34. [Link]

“The birth of the prophet: ritual and gender in Turkish Islam”
Man (NS) 221987

with Nancy Tapper,pp. 69-92. Turkish translation in Nancy Lindisfarne, Elhamdülillah Laikiz. Cinsiyet, Islam ve Türk Cumhuriyetçiliği, Istanbul, İetişim, 2001. [Link]

“Minorities and the problem of the state”
Third World Quarterly 10 (2)1988, April

pp. 1027-1041.

“Azerbaijan: population, its occupations and culture”
Encyclopedia Iranica 31988

pp. 234-238.

“History and identity among the Shahsevan”.
Iranian Studies 21 (3-4)1988

pp. 84-108.

“A marriage with fieldwork”
Anthropological Couples1989

with Nancy Tapper, Ilva Ariëns and Ruud Strijp (eds), special issue of Focaal, Tijdschrift voor Antropologie (Nijmegen) 10, pp. 54-60.

“Resettlement: Rural-urban interaction and regional issues”, with discussion and response
International Seminar on Social and Cultural Prospects for Afghanistan, in Tribute to the Memory of Louis Dupree1990, December

WUFA (Writers Union of Free Afghanistan) Journal of Afghan Affairs (Peshawar, Pakistan) 5 (4), pp. 11-34.

“Marriage, honour and responsibility: Islamic and local models in the Mediterranean and the Middle East”
slamic Family Law: Ideals and Realities, special issue of Cambridge Anthropology I1992

with Nancy Tapper, Ziba Mir-Hosseini (ed), 16 (2), pp. 3-21. [Link]

“Understanding the Kurds”
Times Lit. Supp1992, 24 January

pp. 9-10.

“A future for the nomads of Iran? report on a conference in Bakhtiari country, September 1992”
Middle East Events in London (SOAS CNMES)1992, November

pp. 12-13.

“Confederations, tribal”
Encyclopedia Iranica 61993

pp. 125-128.

“‘Islamic anthropology’ and the ‘anthropology of Islam’”
Anthropological Analysis and Islamic Texts1995

Daniel Martin Varisco (ed.), special issue of Anthropological Quarterly 68 (3), pp. 185-93.

Encyclopedia of World Cultures, Volume IX1995

Africa and the Middle East, New York, G.K.Hall, pp. 307-310.

Encyclopedia of Islam (new edn) 91996

pp. 221-5.

“Revisiting the Shahsavan”
HALI The International Magazine of Antique Carpet and Textile Art 1041999, May-June

Summary by Jeff Spurr of lecture by me, pp. 49, 51, 53, 55.

“What is this thing called ‘Ethnography’?”
Review of entries on Ethnography and Tribes in Encylopedia Iranica1998 (1999)

Iranian Studies 31 (3-4), pp. 389-98. [Link]

“Screening Iran: the Cinema as National Forum”
Global Dialogue 3 (2-3)2001, spring-summer

pp. 120-31

“Anthropology and (the) crisis: Responding to crisis in Afghanistan”
Anthropology Today2001, December

pp. 13-16. [Link]

“The New Iranian Cinema: New Cinema? New Iranians?”
ISIM Newsletter 102002

p. 38.

“Correspondence” on pastoralism and transhumance
Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (N.S.)2005, December

pp 841-2.

“Who are the Kuchis? Nomad self-identities in Afghanistan”
Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (N.S.).2008, March

pp 97-116. [Link]

“Tribe and state in Iran and Afghanistan: an update”
La tribu à l’heure de la globalization2009, July-Dec

Pierre Bonte et Yazid Ben Hounet (eds), special issue of Études rurales 184, pp. 33-46.

“Maryam’s story: an ethnographic memoir”
Afghanistan 3/12020

with Nancy Lindisfarne-Tapper, pp. 27-47.