About

Maximillian is an author & researcher specialising in political and human rights issues across Asia currently working for a humanitarian organisation in Bangkok. He is the author of "By the way of the Border", the upcoming "Plains of Discontent" due to be released in late 2022 and is a frequent contributor to the Asian Review of Books.

His research and publications has 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 & SOAS. He has worked in Asia since 2014.

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