Akwugo is Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick. As a political sociologist, she has research interests in three areas: women of colour’s grassroots organising and activism in Europe and the United States; the politics of racial, gender and ethnic inequalities; and constructions of race, gender and ethnicity in social welfare and anti-poverty social policy.
Dominique is a PhD candidate at the Graduate School of North American Studies, (GSNAS), Freie Universität Berlin. Her research explores the aesthetics of Black cosmopolitanism in the fictional work of the Anglophone African diaspora. She also writes on politics and pop culture for, among others, Missy Magazine.
Melody is a PhD candidate in Anthropology at Universität Leipzig. She is a researcher and filmmaker, starting first in commercial broadcast documentaries but now works in the field of visual anthropology. Her research focuses on race, ethics and technology.
Iris is a social scientist, activist, curator and mother. She is a PhD candidate and tutor at the Alice Salomon University and her research explores the colonial continuities in German and European migration policies. She is a programme officer at xart splitta, the co-host of Reboot.fm’s radio show, Talking Feminisms and an activist with the Caravan of Migrants and Refugees.
Mai Zeidani Yufanyi
Mai is a social scientist and activist. Her work explores postcolonial migration societies in Europe and the processes of identity-making in Palestine and Israel. She is a project officer with Insaan e.V., the co-host of Reboot.fm’s radio show, Talking Feminisms and an activist with the Caravan of Migrants and Refugees.