Academy Fellow (2013)
Anna Munster
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Anna Münster was an Academy fellow with the Russia and Eurasia Programme at the Chatham House in 2013.  She looked into transnational Islamic movements in Russia and Crimea. Anna received her PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London in 2011. Her doctoral research focused on political Islamic movements in Ukraine and Crimea. Prior to her doctoral studies, she lived in Baku and Tehran.

Anna is an expert on Islam in Russia, Ukraine, the Caucasus and Central Asia. 


  • Transnational Islam in Russia and Eurasia
  • Muslim Brotherhood


2015Academy Associate, Chatham House
2014Executive Director, The Westminster Institute
2013Academy Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House
2012Freelance analyst

Broadcast experience

Some (BBC, The Times, Islam Channel)


  • Russian – native
  • English – broadcast standard
  • Ukrainian – not for broadcast
  • Transnational Islamic Networks in Russia and Ukraine Chatham House Research Paper, November 2014
  • ‘Boko Haram and its Impact’, The Westminster Institute, 2014
  • ‘Growing Islamic Extremism in Central Asia and the Caucasus – Situation and Outlook’, World Watch Monitor, 2013
  • 'Transnational Islamic Networks', Transformation, Sage, 2012