November’s border escalation between Armenia and Azerbaijan
Co-founder, Deputy Director
Murad Muradov graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the Academy of Public Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan (2011), a Master of Arts in Diplomacy and International Affairs from the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (2013) and a Master of Science in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics (2015). He participated in a number of training programmes, summer schools and fellowships both in Azerbaijan and abroad, including the John Smith Trust Fellowship for Wider Europe (2017). His areas of expertise cover European politics, politics of identity and nationality and international political economy.
Simona Scotti holds a MA degree in International Relations from Ca' Foscari University of Venice. She has received two scholarships to carry out her studies in Belgrade and Bogota, studying respectively Security Studies and Political Science.
In 2019, she volunteered in Azerbaijan at the International Eurasia Press Fund, and in 2018 she got educated in Russia. Simona's main areas of expertise include post-Soviet states, Western Balkans and Latin America, and her main interests are related to international law, peacebuilding and ethnic conflicts.