Azamat Rakhimov holds MA degrees from the Lomonosov Moscow State University (faculty of philology, department of Western European languages and literature) and the University of Geneva (English literature). He is currently working on his doctoral research project at the University of Geneva focusing on Early Modern Studies, Shakespearean drama and censorship. Member of the Swiss Association of Mediaeval Early Modern Studies. Published a series of reviews on cinema and theatre productions. His wide scope of interests also includes international relations, intercultural communication, political theory. He also works as a journalist for the Swiss-Russian magazine Nashagazeta.ch.