Prof. Dr. Abdughani Mamadazimov is the Lead Researcher at CSR Zerkalo. As Professor at the Faculty of International Relations at the Tajik State University, he has strong interest in Central Asian relations and in political, economic and cultural exchange. Prof. Dr. Mamadazimov has graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University in political science with a focus on the political culture of CA countries. He started his career with teaching at the Far East Department of the University of World Economy and International Relations and worked later at the National Foundation of “Silk Road – Road of Consolidation”. Next to his main profession, Dr. Mamadazimov assists students in pursuing their degrees, advising them on their final thesis projects.
The main motivation of Prof. Dr. Mamadazimov to participate in SEnECA is to contribute in strengthening and energizing EU and Central Asian relations. His responsibilities within the project are as following: mapping Central Asian Studies in Europe, mapping European Studies in Central Asia, cultural and other relations, contributing to a platform for exchange and communication for the SEnECA Research Network and the SEnECA Stakeholder Network, contributing as a task leader in researching economic relations, trade, development and natural resources.