Dilnoza Duturaeva

Senior Research Fellow
Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan


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Dilnoza Duturaeva is a historian with research interests in Global History with a focus on the non-European perspective, Imperial China, History of Central Asia, transregional nomadic empires, Silk Road Studies, Sino-Islamic relations, diplomacy, trade, and cross-cultural exchange in pre-modern Eurasia. Currently, she works at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris on a project supported by the German Research Foundation Fellowship (2020-2022).

She received her Ph.D. in History from the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan in 2011. During her doctoral studies, she had research stays at Halle-Wittenberg University (2008-2009) and Wisconsin-Madison University (2010). After completing her Ph.D. she held a Gerda Henkel Fellowship at Nanjing University (2012-2013) and an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship at Bonn University (2015-2018). 

She was a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan from 2011 to 2021. Since 2021, she has been a Senior Research Fellow at the National Center of Archaeology of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan on an honorary basis. She is also a steering committee member of the Steppe Sisters Network, an international initiative dedicated to connecting women in Central Eurasian Research, who work in the disciplines of history, archaeology, anthropology, palaeoecology, and archaeogenetics.