Amir Engel

_ Amir Engel is a lecturer at the German department. He studied philosophy, literature and culture-studies at the Hebrew University and completed his PhD. at the German studies department at Stanford University. After that he taught and conducted research at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main. His main topics of interest include German Romanticism and German […]

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Marc David Baer

_ Marc David Baer is a historian who specialises in the connected histories of Jews and Muslims in Turkey, Greece, and Germany, in the past and present. Representative publications include the first academic study of the followers of Shabbatai Tzevi, The Dönme: Jewish Converts, Muslim Revolutionaries, and Secular Turks (Stanford, 2010, Turkish translation, Selânikli Dönmeler: […]

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Julian Reid

_ Julian Reid is Chair and Professor of International Relations at the University of Lapland, the northernmost university in the European Union, on the edge of the Arctic Circle, where he has lived since 2007. Born and raised in the United Kingdom, Reid taught previously at the Universities of London (SOAS and King’s College) and Sussex. […]

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Romm Lewkowicz

_ Romm Lewkowicz is a New York based anthropologist, migrant rights’ activist and a dramaturg. He is doctoral candidate at the Anthropology Department of CUNY’s Graduate Center, and a teaching fellow at Hunter College. In 2018, he will serve as a Max Planck fellow at the University of Leipzig. At present, he is in Chios […]

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Yiannis Epaminondas

_ Yiannis Epaminondas born 1960 is settled in Thessaloniki since 1970. He studied architecture at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and worked for 25 years as a free lance architect and exhibition curator. Since 2010 he runs the Thessaloniki Centre of the Cultural Foundation of the National Bank of Greece where he has curated significant […]

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Dimitris Stamatopoulos

_ Dimitris Stamatopoulos is Professor in Balkan and Late Ottoman History at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki. Member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, visiting professor at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (Paris), Princeton University and the Institute of European History in Mainz Stamatopoulos is the author of many books […]

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Alexander van der Haven

_ Alexander van der Haven (Ph.D. History of Religions, University of Chicago Divinity School, 2009) is Postdoctoral Fellow at the Israeli Centers for Research Excellent (I-CORE), Center for the Study of Conversion and Inter-religious Encounters at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the Open University of Israel, Adjunct Lecturer of General Studies at the Interdisciplinary […]

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Marjolijn Dijkman

_ Marjolijn Dijkman, *1978, living and working in Brussels, Belgium Marjolijn Dijkman’s practice is concerned with human systems and structures that aim to intervene, control, and ultimately master our surrounding environment. Interested in integrating concepts and methodologies specific to a broad range of disciplines, Dijkman’s work has engaged with topics including urbanism, ecology, anthropology, museology […]

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Juan Pérez Agirregoikoa

_ Lives and works between París and San Sebastian. His work is concerned with the ability of visual and written language to challenge those who come into contact with it, questioning what types of subject we are, or allow ourselves to be. His drawings, publications, banners and films have been shown in exhibitions such as […]

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Köken Ergun

_ Köken Ergun is a Turkish artist working in film and installation. His films often deal with communities that are not known to a greater public and the importance of ritual in such groups. Ergun usually spends long time with his subjects before starting to shoot and engages in a long research period for his projects. He […]

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Danielle Riou

_ Danielle Riou is the Associate Director of the Human Rights Project, where she co-curates the HRP’s public programs, organizes special projects and partnerships, and oversees the student internship program. She is co-creator of the Milosevic Trial Public Archive, the complete on-demand video archive of former Serbian president Slobodan Milosevic in the Hague, Netherlands. She has presented […]

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Oreet Ashery

_ Oreet Ashery is a transdisciplinary visual artist and an educator working with political/bio-fiction, gender materiality and potential communities, in local and international contexts. Ashery’s influential practice manifest through distinct multiplatform projects and spans live situations and performances, moving and still image, writing and assemblages. The work turns to areas such as music, costume, workshops […]

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Yael Bartana

_ Yael Bartana’s films, installations and photographs explore the imagery of identity and the politics of memory. Her starting point is the national consciousness propagated by her native country, Israel. Central to the work are meanings implied by terms like “homeland”, “return” and “belonging”. Bartana investigates these through the ceremonies, public rituals and social diversions […]

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Yael Davids

_ Yael Davids examines the capacities in which the body operates as a documentary vessel: as much a registry of the present, intrinsically connected to collective heritage and political narratives, as it is a receptacle in which a private biography is compacted and a finite, unique voice is contoured. By orchestrating an associative constellation of […]

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Nataša Ilić

_ Nataša Ilić (b.in Zagreb) is a free-lance curator, a member of the curators collective What,How&for Whom (WHW), a non-profit organization for visual culture, formed in 1999 and based in Zagreb and Berlin. Other members of WHW are curators Ivet Ćurlin, Ana Dević, and Sabina Sabolović, and designer and publicist Dejan Kršić. WHW activities explore […]

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