Professor Dr. Laura Gibratovna Yerekesheva is Deputy Director for International Affairs, UNESCO Chair Coordinator, R.B. Suleymenov Institute of Oriental Studies; Professor, Faculty of History, Archaeology and Ethnology, al Farabi Kazakh National University (Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Research Interests : Sociology of ReligionAnthropology of ReligionComparative ReligionCultural StudiesIdentity, the Other and OthernessHistory of IndiaThe Silk Road and other ancient trade routesBritish travellersTravellers in Central Asia and South AsiaSystems TheoryScience and Spirituality


  • Institute of Oriental Studies, Almaty, Central and South Asia, UNESCO Chair “Science and Spirituality”, Faculty Member
  • Kazakh national university named after al-Farabi, History, archaeology and ethnology, Faculty Member

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