The Politics of Legal Pluralism: Why Does Kadyrov Promote Sharia and Customary Law in Chechnya

Nov. 1, 2019, 12:00-1:15pm
CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St., Room S153, Cambridge, MA

Join Harvard's Davis Center for a talk with Egor Lazarev on Ramzan Kadyrov's government and his promotion of sharia and customary law in Chechnya. This lecture comes as part of a workshop that brings together graduate students, postdocs and area faculty to discuss new work related to politics and economics in the post-communist (and communist) countries of Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union and Asia. 


Egor Lazarev, academy scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; assistant professor, department of political science, University of Toronto