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NURCE Team at ESCAS 2023

NURCE team members actively participated in the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS) 2023 Regional Conference, held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from September 21 to 24, 2023.

1. Emina Yessekeyeva explored "Religion and Contemporary Art in Kazakhstan," focusing on the influence of shamanism and ritual in the country's artistic sphere.

2. Philipp Schroeder presented "Entrepreneurship across Central Asia," providing early insights from ongoing research in applied economic anthropology.

3. Indira Alibayeva led a discussion on "Post-Liberal Statebuilding and Social Ordering in Central Asia," examining the imaginaries, discourses, and practices shaping social order in the region.

The NURCE team's contributions showcased their diverse research interests and ongoing efforts to deepen the understanding of Central Asian studies.