The regular seminar "Migration studies". "Legal culture of the mosque visitors in Moscow and Yaroslavl region", Denis Shedov
On April 24, 2019 a session of the regular seminar "Migration studies" organized by the Higher School of Economics Institute of Social Policy: Legal culture of the mosque visitors in Moscow and Yaroslavl region, Denis Shedov (Faculty of Law, Higher School of Economics) was held.
The seminar discussed the results of a research of the legal culture of mosque visitors in Moscow and the Yaroslavl region. The author focused on such subjects as the participation of a mosque in the organization of legal assistance to parishioners, the dissemination of information on official law, mediation practices in the framework of law mobilization (bringing the norms of official law into action). Also the subject of discussion was the victimization (acceptance of the role of the victim) of the mosque’s parishioners in cases of encounters with fraudsters when trying to independently organize the hajj (pilgrimage to Mecca) and some other issues that were relevant in the context of everyday life of the mosque’s parishioners in Russia.
The "Migration studies" Seminar (Higher School of Economics) is designed as a platform for presentations of their academic research by scholars engaged in migration studies, as well as for discussion between experts. The seminar is focused on an interdisciplinary approach and brings together specialists from various fields: economists, sociologists, geographers, historians, and anthropologists dealing with relevant issues. The seminar is open for all those interested in migration studies, as well as the academic community.
Information about the seminar may be found on the website https://isp.hse.ru/migrissled