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Dr. Dilyara Müller-Suleymanova

Dr. Dilyara Müller-Suleymanova

Dr. Dilyara Müller-Suleymanova
ZHAW School of Social Work
Institute of Diversity and Social Integration
Pfingstweidstrasse 96
8005 Zürich

+41 (0) 58 934 85 27

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Senior Researcher / SNF Ambizione Fellow

Educational background

PhD in Social Anthropology (University of Zurich)
MA in Nationalism Studies (Central European University)
Master of Arts in History (Kazan State University, Tatarstan, Russia)



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed Book parts, peer-reviewed Other publications Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

2018. “Education between regionalisation and centralisation: Russian education reforms and their implications for schooling in Tatarstan”, Europe-Asia Studies, vol. 70, no.1.

2017 (mit Laketa, S.). „Enacting the contested past: conflict narratives in educational spaces“, in Geographica Helvetica, vol.72, 5 - 16.

2015. “Islam as moral education: madrasa courses and contestation of the secular in the Republic of Tatarstan”, Religion, State and Society 43 (2): 150 – 167

2015. “Islamic education, youth and local religious revival in the Republic of Tatarstan”, in Mobilizing Religion: Networks and Mobility, ed. by Stephan Conermann and Elena Smolarz. Series: Bonner Asienstudien. Berlin: EB-Verlag: 265 – 286.

2010. “International Language Rights Norms in the Dispute over Latinization Reform in the Republic of Tatarstan”, Caucasian Review of International Affairs, 4 (1): 43-56.

2009. "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): 37-55.

Other contributions

Müller D., Suleymanova D. & Eser M. 2017. "Dschihadismus online. Narrative Strategien, Herausforderungen für muslimische Organisationen und Stossrichtungen für Präventionsprojekte", in Digitale Medien und politisch-weltanschaulicher Extremismus im Jugendalter. Erkenntnisse aus Wissenschaft und Praxis. Halle (Saale): Deutsches Jugendinstitut: 83-107

Müller D. & Suleymanova D. 2017. “Muslimische Organisationen in der Schweiz im Spannungsfeld der Debatte um religiös begründete Radikalisierung”, Migration und Soziale Arbeit, vol. 39, no. 3: 249 – 256.

Suleymanova D. & Eser M. 2017. “Soziale Arbeit und das Phänomen der jihadistischen Radikalisierung”, SozialAktuell, no. 4.