Women's Self-Identification in the Context of Rising Traditionalism in the North Caucasus

Wednesday 07 October, 2015
12:15 - 1:45pm, $0

Columbia University, International Affairs
420 West 118 Street, Room 1219

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Lida Kurbanova is a Professor of Sociology at Chechen State University. She is the first scholar ever awarded a Doctor of Sociology degree in Chechnya. Her research interests include gender studies, legal culture, migration and ethnic identity in the context of globalization. Her most recent book is The Gender Aspects of Chechens Self-Identification in a Transforming Society. Professor Kurbanova has conducted ethnographic and survey research in the North Caucasus, central Russia and Europe. She is the regional coordinator of Heinrich Boll Foundations program on women rights in the North Caucasus. This talk will be in Russian with English interpretation.
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