CV

Through this blog, I would like to make myself accessible and keep sharing most of the activities & thoughts that I am engaged with.  If you have any questions or comments, please contact me using this email: ilkhalim@jyu.fi;

Training

Curriculum Vitae


Current positions

•Doctoral researcher at the Department of Language and Communication Studies, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. https://www.jyu.fi/hytk/fi/laitokset/kivi/henkilosto/henkilosto/khalimzoda-ilkhom

•Contributor & Social Media Officer for European Journalism Observatory -EJO’s Russian language part, Since Sep 2017 – https://en.ejo.ch/;

•Periodically contributing to European Journalism Observatory |Politurco.com| Integration.lv | Public Agency (PA) the Centre for Geopolitical Studies| More is coming…|

Education

•PhD candidate, Turiba University, Communication Management Science, 2013-2017, (completed required curriculum and state examinations. Dissertation is pending);

•Master of Social Sciences, Entrepreneurship and Management from Riga Technical University, 2013;

•Bachelor of Social Sciences, Entrepreneurship and Management from Riga Technical University, 2011;

Other education and training, qualifications and skills (the latest)

•Integrative Complexity – facilitator course (eight sessions) based on IC Thinking method developed by the University of Cambridge. Oct 2018, Helsinki, Finland;

Ran Policy & Practice Event: Engaging with communities in the prevention of radicalization and violent extrimism. 28 Sep 2018, Berlin, Germany;

•Workshop “Engaging with communities, Collaboration between local authorities and communities in Preventing Violent Extremism”, 22-23 Feb 2018, Prague (CZ);

•Training “The Peace Project” for youth and community workers and leaders, 15-25 Sep 2017, Equalities Action, UK;

•Training seminar “Civil Society Empowerment Programme”, 15 June 2017, Creating online campaigns around counter and alternative narratives, RAN Centre of Excellence a subsidiary of the Radar Group Amsterdam, The Netherlands;

•Training & Workshop “World Entrepreneurs Meeting-Twelve stones for peace” 24-31 May 2017, The Values University, Mafra, Portugal;

Summer school “Strategic communication competencies for leadership (SCCL), The Country Image and Information Warfare”, 14-19 May 2017, Faculty of communication, Turiba University;

•Summer school “Strategic communication competencies for leadership (SCCL), The Country Image and Information Warfare”, 14-19 May 2017, Faculty of communication, Turiba University;

•Training seminar “Solution Based Practice with Guy Shanon”, 14-15.February 2017, Applying the solution based practice approach, British Council in Latvia;

Language skills

Mother tongue: /Uzbek/Persian/

Other languages;

English (C1) Turkish (C2)  Russian (C1)  Latvian (B1)  Arabic (A1)  Finnish (A1)

Previous work experience

•May 2019 – Dec 2019, Fundraiser, UNICEF Finland. Job description: F2F fundraising with distinctive results and references.

•May 2019 – Oct 2019, Research assistant, SIRIUS project, Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Jyvaskyla. Job description: conducting interviews with NGO’s and immigrants in Finland.

•Jul 2017- Dec 2017, Interpreter, NGO Shelter “Safe House”, part time,Job description: Interpretation services at seminars, lectures, exhibitions, trips, courts, police interviews to asylum seekers and third county nationals.

•Aug 2016 – Dec 2017, Consultant, Baltic Education LLC, Latvia, part time, Job description: Consultancy and assistance on establishment, development and public relations management for new entrepreneurs, enterprises just established.

•Aug 2015 – Dec 2017, Volunteer project manager, NGO Dialogu Nams, Latvia, part time, Job description: Developing adaptation aimed projects, giving seminars on intercultural communication & integration in to host society, managing new projects; organizing and moderating seminars, courses, workshops, discussions and debates, responsible for public relations.

•Nov 2013 – Jul 2016, Economist, Riga International Meridian School LLC, Latvia, part time, Job description: Accounting, cost cutting, tax office and immigration office documentations.

Research funding’s as well as leadership and supervision

•Finnish National Agency for Education – EDUFI Fellowship for research, Finland;

•State Education Development Agency, Scholarship for studies, Latvia;

Merits in teaching and pedagogical competence

•Guest lecturer for the master students on topic “Latvian Media Landscape”.University of Jyvaskyla, 2019 spring;

•Guest lecturer for masters students on topic “Communication theories and their implication”.Valmiera University of Applied Sciences, 2017 spring;

•Training and Guest lecture to school teachers on topic “Intercultural Competence, Failures and Success”. School N:2 Latvia, 2016 spring;

•Training & Guest lecture to school principals in Latvia on topic “Intercultural Competence, Research and Experience”. Lielvarde Kulturas Nams, 2016 spring;

•Training & Guest lecture to school teachers on topic “Intercultural Competence, Failures and Success”.Ilguciems Gymnasium Latvia, 2016 spring;

•Guest lecturer to bachelor students on topic: Culture, theory and practice. RISEBA University, Autumn 2015;

 Other  merits

•Board Member of The Society for the Study of Ethnic Relations and International   Migration (ETMU) – since 2018.

Board Member of UN Association of Jyväskylä since 2019.

•Member of NIC (Nordic Network of Intercultural Communication) since 2016;

•Member of Latvian Young Scientists Association;

Turiba University, a member of implementation of bachelor program evaluation committee, 2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2014/2015;

Member of International communication association – career scholars network as graduate student;

•Member of European Studies Immigration Research Network;

 

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