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Aisalkyn Botoeva is currently a visiting fellow at the Islamic Legal Studies Program: Law & Social Change at Harvard Law School. She received her doctoral degree in Sociology from Brown University in 2017.

From vernacular to global Islam? ESCAS conference discussions

The main entrance of Nazarbayev University. Photo taken by David Levy.
The main entrance of Nazarbayev University. Photo taken by David Levy.

 

 

In August 5-7, 2013 Nazarbayev University hosted the 14th biennial conference of the European Society for Central Asian Studies in Astana. Since the conference has already been generally discussed by Diana Kudaibergenova and given the scope of our column (“Pray, pay and obey”), I would like to highlight some of the presentations that addressed various aspects of Islam in the region.
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