Dilyara Suleymanova, Dr. des.
Assitent, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Zurich
Anthropology of religion, identity, politics of language and education, ethnicity and nationalismResearch Area(s)
Post-socialist societies (in particular Tatarstan, Russia)Links Online Publications
Diploma in History from the Kazan State University (Tatarstan, Russia). Master of Arts in Nationalism Studies from the Central European University (Budapest). From 2009-2013 PhD candidate at the Department of Social Anthropology within the Asia and Europe University Priority Research Program (supervision: Professor Peter Finke). PhD from the University of Zurich (March 2013) with the thesis: “Schooling the sense of belonging: identity politics and educational change in post-Soviet Tatarstan”Contact
Tel.: +49 (0) 345 123 123 123
Current projectsSchooling the sense of belonging: identity politics and educational change in post-Soviet Tatarstan
“The Census as a Topic in the Tatar-Language Press”, Ab Imperio, 4 (2010): 370-383. http://abimperio.net/cgi-bin/aishow.pl?idlang=1&state=portal/toc/a42010#23
“International Language Rights Norms in the Dispute over Latinization Reform in the Republic of Tatarstan”, Caucasian Review of International Affairs, 4 (1), 2010: 43-56. http://cria-online.org/Issue_10.html#international
“Tatar Groups in Vkontakte: The Interplay between Ethnic and Virtual Identities on Social Networking Sites”, Digital Icons: Studies in Russian, Eurasian and Central European New Media, 1 (2), 2009: 37-55. http://www.digitalicons.org/issue02/dilyara-suleymanova/
“Yazykovaja situacia i adaptacia v Respublike Tatarstan”, in Etnoregionalnye modeli adaptacii: postsovetskie praktiki. Moscow: IAE, 2008. (“Linguistic situation and adaptation in the Republic of Tatarstan”, in Ethno-regional models of adaptation: post-Soviet practices. Moscow: Institute of Anthropology and Ethnology, 2008 (in Russian).
Language policy and revitalization of Tatar in the Republic of Tatarstan. Budapest : CEU, Budapest College.
“Federalism, Ethnic Diversity and Language Politics in the Russian Federation”, in: Indian Journal of Federal Studies, no. 13.