Priska Daphi has an MSc in Political Sociology from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA summa cum laude from University College Maastricht in the Netherlands. She recently finished her PhD at Humboldt University Berlin (Germany), funded by a scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation. Her research interests include collective identity, memory, transnationalisation and the culture of social movements. She is a founding member of the Institute for Protest and Social Movement Studies in Berlin. Her recent publications include: Conceptualizing Culture in Social Movement Research (edited with B Baumgarten and P Ullrich, Palgrave Macmillan 2014); ‘Images of surveillance: contested visual language of anti-surveillance protests’ (with A. Lê and P. Ullrich, Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change 2013); ‘Collective identity across borders: bridging local and transnational memories in the Italian and German Global Justice Movement’ (in L Cox and C Flesher Fominaya (eds).