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Elmira Muratova

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

Current position: Visiting researcher at the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy of the Geneva Graduate Institute, Switzerland (July – December 2023)



Research interests

Elmira Muratova research focuses on the impact of the 2014 annexation of Crimea on identity, social norms and intragroup relations of the Crimean Tatar minority. She 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.

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

Fellowship type: 

AUFF-Ukraine fellow

This fellowship has received funding from The Aarhus University Research Foundation (AUFF)