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Elmira Muratova

Elmira Muratova

AUFF-Ukraine research fellow, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark and previously Crimean Federal University, Ukraine



Research interests

My research focuses on the impact of the 2014 annexation of Crimea on identity, social norms and intragroup relations of the Crimean Tatar minority. I plan to study the changing discourse about collective trauma from the 1944 deportation; identity transformation and interplay of ethnic, religious, regional, and civic identities; emergence of a new political agency, its composition, ideology, and discourses; transformation of gender roles within the Crimean Tatar community and Muslim women's activism.

Short bio

Elmira Muratova is a political science scholar interested in minority, ethnic and religious studies. She was an Associate Professor at the Taurida National University in Ukraine and a visiting fellow at University of Kansas, University College London, Humboldt and Charles Universities. While in Aarhus, she will focus on ethnic and religious developments among the Crimean Tatars in the post-2014 Crimea.

Collaborating department at Aarhus University during the fellowship

The Department of Anthropology, School of Culture and Society, Aarhus University

Area of research:

Ethnic, religious & minority studies     

Fellowship period:

17 May 2022 - 16 May 2023