Who is on board?

The team

Monika Salzbrunn

Monika Salzbrunn, the project’s principal investigator, holds a full professorship in „Religions, Migration, Diasporas“ at Lausanne University. Her fields of expertise include art and activism, festive events, carnival, visual anthropology, transnational social spaces, Sufi brotherhoods, undocumented migration, urban spaces, West Africa (Senegal), North Africa (Tunisia), United States, Europe and Japan

Raphaela von Weichs

Senior researcher
Comics in Cameroon

Pascal Bernhardt



Federica Moretti

PhD Candidate

Carnival in France

Michèle Jaccoud Ramseier


Sara Wiederkehr

PhD Candidate

Street art in USA

Affiliated PhD students

Former collaborators

Serjara Aleman

Affiliated PhD student

Ana Rodriguez Quinones

Affiliated PhD student

Maura Soupper

Secretary 2016-2020