In this panel, the three discussants, David Montgomery (Washington), Julie Billaud (Geneva), and Judith Beyer (Konstanz) are discussing the following three books:
Eva-Marie Dubuisson. 2017. Living language in Kazakhstan. The dialogic emergence of an ancestral worldview. University of Pittsburgh Press
Aksana Ismailbekova. 2017. Blood ties and the native son. Indiana University Press
Julie McBrien. 2017. From belonging to belief. Modern secularisms and the construction of religion in Kyrgyzstan. University of Pittsburgh Press.