Maxim EdwardsInternational Fellow
Maxim Edwards is a recent graduate of the University of Exeter with a BA in German and Russian. After spending a year in Kazan, Tatarstan, where he worked for local English-language media and studied Russian at Kazan State University, he wrote a number of articles on Russia’s Volga-Ural Region and North Caucasus, with a particular focus on interethnic and interreligious relations in the regions. He joined CRRC Armenia in August 2013 and is interested in researching perceptions of religious minorities in Armenia such as the Muslim, Jewish and Assyrian Christian communities. Max is looking forward to starting an MA in Russian and Eurasian studies in the Netherlands or Germany in 2014 and hopes to work as a journalist or regional analyst. In addition to his native English,
he speaks German and Russian and is looking forward to learning Armenian.