Monika Salzbrunn was awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for her project “Art and Activism: ARTIVISM. Creativity and Performance as Subversive Forms of Political Expression in Super-Diverse Cities”. The ERC’s mission is to encourage the highest quality research in Europe through competitive funding and to support investigator-driven frontier research across all fields, on the basis of scientific excellence.
Monika Salzbrunn holds a full professorship in “Religions, Migration, Diasporas” at Lausanne University. She is currently director of the Research Institute for Social Sciences of Contemporary Religions (ISSRC) and leader of the projects “(In)visible islam in the city: material and immaterial expressions of muslim practices within urban spaces in Switzerland” and “Undocumented Mobility (Tunisia-Switzerland) and Digital-Cultural Ressources after the ‘Arab Spring'”, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Continue reading