Assoc.Prof., Dr Elmira Muratova

Academic Field: Political Science, Anthropology, Ethnic and Religious Studies

Elmira Muratova was a Senior Lecturer of Political Science at Taurida National University (Crimean Federal University) of Simferopol, Crimea. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Taurida National University (2005). Her major research topics include Crimean Tatars, ethnic and religious relations in Crimea. Elmira Muratova has been a visiting fellow at the University of Kansas (Fulbright Faculty Development Program, 2005-2006), at University College London (Erasmus Fellowship, 2007-2008), at Humboldt University in Berlin (DAAD Program, 2011), at Charles University in Prague (Freedom Chair Fellowship, 2018). In 2009-2014 she provided policy analysis and consultations to the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities. She writes on various topics of Islamic development in Crimea. Her monograph “Islam in Contemporary Crimea: Indicators and Problems of Revival” was published in 2008. In 2010-2014 she was a co-author of the Yearbook of Muslims in Europe. Her last co-authored monograph “Crimean Tatars Under the Changes in Political Arena” (2020) devoted to various issues of ethnic and religious developments among the Crimean Tatars in post-2014 Crimea.