Rustam Urinboyev is a senior researcher at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki (Finland) and Department of Sociology of Law, Lund University (Sweden). He holds the title of Docent in Russian and Eurasian Studies at the University of Helsinki. He was educated at Lund University (PhD), Maastricht University (MPP) and University of World Economy and Diplomacy (LLB), with postdoctoral research stays at the University of Cambridge and University of Copenhagen. Rustam works at the intersection of sociology of law and ethnography, studying the role of law, legal institutions and informal ‘legal orders’ in weak rule-of-law societies. His research interests include migration, corruption, informality, Islamic public administration and law and society in post-Soviet societies.

Rustam Urinboyev
Aleksanteri Institute
University of Helsinki
P.O. Box 42 (Unionkatu 33)
00014 University of Helsinki