Carmen Claudin
Senior Research Fellow at CIDOB, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs. She was awarded a Master's in Philosophy from the University of the Sorbonne, Paris, where she studied a postgraduate course in Philosophy and History, specialising in Russian and Soviet history. Her book on Lenin and the Cultural Revolution has been translated in different languages. She has travelled extensively throughout Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Central Asia, and the Balkans. Prior to establishing residence in Barcelona in 1976, she lived in Soviet Union and France. She speaks Spanish, French, Catalan, English and Russian.