Maximillian Mørch is an author & researcher specialising in Asian borderlands. He is the author of "Plains of Discontent; A Political History of Nepal's Tarai 1743-2019" and "By the Way of the Border" and is a frequent contributor to the Asian Review of Books.

His research and publications have focused on a wide range of issues including political dissent and judicial reform in Myanmar, the legal status of Tibetan refugees, migrant workers in Thailand and identity and citizenship in Nepal. His writing has been published in Himal Southasian, Huffington Post, The Diplomat, East Asia Forum, The Kathmandu Post, The Record, Republica, Global Is Asian, Fair Observer, Tea Circle, The Tibet Post and more. Maximillian studied at the University of Stirling, Tribhuvan University & the School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS). He has worked in Asia since 2014. Maximillian is a fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society and a member of the Association for Borderlands Studies. 

On this website is a small selection of Maximillian’s published writing, find him on Twitter at @max_morch.