Pulat Shozimov

Pulat Shozimov is Acting Head and Faculty Development Programme Manager of the Aga Khan Humanities Project (AKHP) at the University of Central Asia (UCA). In 2013, he became a professor of social philosophy. Mr Shozimov is the author of Tadzhikskaia identichnost' i gosudarstvennoe stroitel'stvo v Tadzhikistane ('Tajik Identity and State-Building in Tajikistan'), and one of the editors of Ferghana Valley: The Heart of Central Asia, published in the USA in 2011. He has written more than 80 articles for academic publications, both in Tajikistan and abroad. In 2005, he was a Fulbright Scholar at the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C. He was a visiting scholar at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University in 2001, and a visiting scholar at the Catholic University of America in 2008. In 2013, he was a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholar at the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy at the University of Bonn in Germany.