Manuela Bojadžijev is a professor for globalised cultures in the Cultural Studies department at Leuphana University in Lüneburg and vice-director of the Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research (BIM) at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Prior to her appointment, she worked as a research assistant at the Institute for European Ethnology at Humboldt-Universität (2010-2015). She also held academic positions at the Freie Universität Berlin, City University (London), Goldsmiths (University of London) and University of Frankfurt/Main, where she was involved in the project “Transit Migration” funded by the Federal Cultural Foundation. Her research work focuses on the study of globalised and digital cultures. Her most important publications to date include “Turbulente Ränder. Neue Perspektiven auf Migration an den Grenzen Europas” (Turbulent Borders. New Perspectives on Migration at Europe’s Borders, 2012), “Die windige Internationale” (The Windy Internationale, 2008, 2012) and “Race, Nation, Class: Rereading a Dialogue for our Times” (2018).