Elife (Eli) Krasniqi has earned her BA in Sociology at the University of Prishtina and her MA in Sociology at the New School for Social Sciences in New York. She is a PhD candidate in Southeast History and Anthropology at the University of Graz, Austria. For more than fifteen years she is civil society activist in Kosovo, where through NGOs, she conceptualized, developed and led projects mainly on gender issues. She is a co-founder and director of Alter Habitus – a feminist institute for studies in society and culture in Prishtina.
Elmaze (Eli) Gashi is a sociologist with 15 years of experience in international foundations, nongovernmental organizations, and governmental agencies. In her recent position as Deputy Director for World Learning, Eli manages a USAID funded program which seeks to improve higher education in Kosovo as well as to create a cadre of new leaders through the scholarships program. Eli studied sociology at the New School for Social Sciences in New York. He oversees experience includes working with the press office of the New York State Attorney General. is a sociologist with 15 years of experience in international foundations, nongovernmental organizations, and governmental agencies. In her recent position as Deputy Director for World Learning, Eli manages a USAID funded program which seeks to improve higher education in Kosovo as well as to create a cadre of new leaders through the scholarships program. Eli studied sociology at the New School for Social Sciences in New York. He oversees experience includes working with the press office of the New York State Attorney General.
Shkumbin Brestovci asht ndërrmarrës i pamvarun në fushën e teknologjive të hapuna. Për katër vite z. Brestovci punoi për Philips Speech Processing, në Vjenë, Austri. Përgjatë viteve, z. Brestovci i vëri në punë shkathtësitë e tij në matematikë dhe gjuhë në projekte të ndryshme, duke përfshirë këtu edhe përkthimin e Peter Bartl – Albanien (1998) dhe duke punuar si programer freelance dhe zhvillues i Web-it në Vjenë. Z. Brestovci është ekspert në zhvillim të webit. Të arriturat akdemike të z. Brestovcit përfshijnë studimet në Matematikë në Kassel, në Gjermani dhe Prishtinë (1989-1990), dhe Linguistika e përgjithshme në Vjenë, Austri.
Lura Limani is an editor, writer and researcher from Prishtina, Kosovo. She is the editor-in-chief of Prishtina Insight, an English-language online magazine produced by Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, BIRN, Kosovo and the editor of the independent zine Lirindja. She studied sociology, cultural studies, and comparative literature in Prishtina, New York and Freiburg and is currently a fellow at the Institute for the Studies of Human Rights at Columbia University in the City of New York.
Gjylbehare Bella Murati holds a PhD in Law from Ghent University, Belgium, LL.M. from Essex University in United Kingdom and B.A in Law from Universities of Prishtina, Kosovo, and Utrecht, the Netherlands. Murati currently teaches at two law schools in Kosovo, at the Law School of the University of Haxhi Zeka in Peja and at the European School of Law and Governance in Prishtina Kosovo. She is also associate postdoctoral research fellow at Human Rights Centre in Ghent, Belgium. In 2015, she was a visiting lecturer at European inter-university center for Human Rights and Democratization in Venice Lido, Italy.
Tahir Latifi has finished his PhD studies at the University of Graz, Center for History and Anthropology of the Southeastern Europe. Since the October of 2015 he is a lecturer at the Department of Antrhopology, University of Prishtina and also AAB College. In the period of September 2010 until November 2013, he’s worked as a scientific researcher in the Center of History and Anthropology in the Southeastern Europe in the University of Graz. Since 2001 to 2004 he’s been an assistant professor at the Department of Anthropology at the University of Prishtina. Tahir Latifi’s research areas are studies and research in: family, kinship, social politics, customary law and social-cultural changes.
Ardiana Shala graduated in psychology at „Freie Universität“ of Berlin in 2012. She worked for many years in the NGO-s sector as a counsultant and researcher in basic education and peace building through early childhood education and protection of human rights. Her social aktivism in particular for gender equality also includes her writing for different social topics mainly published in the blog „S’bunker“. Her literary writing have been published in few anthologies in the region as well in Europe. Curently she works as a youth and family counselor/psychotherapist with people with dissabilities and other marginalised groups in the society. Her research interest lies in understanding better the complexity of dealing with trauma in a post-war country.