Class of 2010 Student Profiles

Zarina Muminova, from Tajikistan, is interested in religious, cultural and mystical studies. She enjoys listening to traditional and mystical music. Her personal interests include travelling and exploring new places.

"I am excited to be part of the MA in Muslim Cultures at AKU-ISMC even though it is challenging to have succeeded in getting here. I am inspired by the multicultural and diverse environment at AKU-ISMC. I have heard the term diversity in Muslim cultures and pluralism before, but have experienced that more practically at AKU-ISMC after meeting different students from various parts of the world. Among us students speak in almost six languages, are of different cultures and hold a diverse range of views towards certain things. Indeed, these initial impressions are indications of an opportunity to explore the diversity of Muslim societies worldwide…"​