Biography

Dr. Zamira Dildorbekova
Education Officer

Introduction

Zamira Dildorbekova is an Education Officer in the Department of Curriculum Studies at the IIS. She is responsible for the development of educational materials, primarily teachers’ guides and supporting resources for the Institute’s secondary curriculum.

Zamira holds a B.A. (Hons) in English and German Linguistics from Khorog State University, and an M.Phil. in Development Studies from the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex as part of the IIS Graduate Programme in Islamic Studies and Humanities (GPISH, class of 2008). She completed her doctorate on “The dynamics of Islam and modernity in post-Soviet Tajikistan: Contemporary discourse of Ismailis” at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies (IAIS), University of Exeter.

Zamira has previously worked as a graduate teaching assistant at the IAIS (University of Exeter) and GPISH, as well as co-lectured in the Research Methods module at GPISH and STEP. She has been awarded a status of Higher Education Academy Associate and is presently a member of Regional Seminar for Excellence in Teaching “Islam: Religious and Social Practices, Universality and Locality”.