Filippa Pestana holds an MA degree in Middle Eastern Studies from Lund University. She is particularly interested in the interplay of migration, gender and citizenship issues. Passionate about youth work, speaking/learning new languages, and photography (as a research method, a facilitation tool or just a hobby). She does Portuguese translations for the blog.
Tamara is working on a MA degree in International Studies with a focus on the Middle East at the University of Turin. She does Italian translations for the blog.
Lo Stato Islamico nel Mondo Digitale 16 Feb 2016
Pinar Ulumaskan recently finished her MA degree in International Studies at the University of Washington in Seattle. She will continue her studies as a Ph.D. student at the Jackson School of International Studies in fall 2016. Her research focuses on Kurdish identity formation, ethnic recognition and political opportunities in the European diaspora. Moreover, she is interested in peace and conflict studies in the Middle East. She does German translations for the blog.