Presentation “Ethnographic Research and Fieldwork in Uzbekistan: Methodological Insights”.
Central Asian Law project is continuing its capacity building and dissemination activities in order to communicate the project findings to different target audiences.
On the 14th of March 2022, Central Asian Law project members held a presentation on the topic “Ethnographic Research and Fieldwork in Uzbekistan: Methodological Insights from the Central Asian Law Project”.
The presentation was organized by Tolibjon Mustafoev, researcher of the Academy of the General Prosecutor’s Office of Uzbekistan and Prof. Rahmanov Shuhrat (Tashkent State Law University, Uzbekistan). Tolibjon is currently a visiting researcher at the Sociology of Law Department (Lund University, Sweden) within the framework of the Central Asian Law project.
During the presentation, the project team talked about different methodological considerations in research, specifically focusing on the challenges and ethics of doing ethnographic research in non-Western contexts such as Uzbekistan. Presentation also covered the importance of interdisciplinary approach to research and the difference between applying quantitative and qualitative methods in social sciences.
The participants of the event were mostly young researchers, PhD students and staff of the Tashkent State Law University, the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Uzbekistan, the Academy of the General Prosecutor’s Office of Uzbekistan and the Graduate School of Judges of Uzbekistan.