Manuela Bojadžijev is Professor for Globalized Cultures at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg and Commissioner for International Cooperations at the Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research (BIM), Humboldt University of Berlin. Previously, she was a lecturer at the Freie Universität Berlin; City University and Goldsmiths, University of London; and Goethe-Universität Frankfurt. In addition to her dissertation, Die windige Internationale. Rassismus und Kämpfe der Migration (The windy internationale: Racism and struggles of migration, 2008), she has published numerous articles on racism and migration research, the history of European migration, and postcolonial studies.