Elmira Muratova

Elmira Muratova is a Senior Lecturer of Political Science at Taurida National University (Crimean Federal University) of Simferopol. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Taurida National University (2005). Her major research topics include Crimean Tatars, ethnic and religious relations and conflicts in Crimea; history and nowadays development of Islam in Crimea.

Elmira Muratova has been holding a number of international fellowships. She has been Visiting Fellow at 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). 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, Ukraine and Russia. Her monograph “Islam in Contemporary Crimea: Indicators and Problems of the Process of Revival” was published in 2008. In 2010-2014 she was a co-author of the Yearbook of Muslims in Europe. Her last publications devoted to various issues of ethnic and religious developments among the Crimean Tatars after 2014 annexation of Crimea.

Selective List of Publications

  1. Основные тенденции в развитии исламского образования Крыма после 2014 года [The main trends in the development of Islamic education in Crimea after 2014]. Islamovedenie. 2017. 8 (3): 35-45.
  2. Ислам и крымские татары после 2014 года [Islam and Crimean Tatars after 2014]. Islam in the modern world. 2017. 13 (1): 133-144.
  3. Мусульмане Крыма в новых политических реалиях [The Crimean Muslims in the New Political Reality]. Orient. 2016. 5: 163-171.
  4. The Future of Crimea: The Crimean Tatar Perspective in the Engaging Crimea and Beyond: Perspectives on Conflict, Cooperation and Civil Society Development (Global Dialogues 11) (Eds. David Carment and Milana Nikolko). Duisburg: Kate Hamburger Kolleg / Center for Global Cooperation Research, 2015, pp. 11-13.
  5. Islamic Groups of Crimea: Discourses and Politics. Anthropology and Archeology of Eurasia. 2015. 53 (3): 1-16.
  6. The Past, Present, and Future of the Crimean Tatars in the Discourse of the Muslim Community of Crimea. Anthropology and Archeology of Eurasia. 2015. 53 (3): 25-65.