Shannon Gouppy joined the CEDEM in November 2021 as an assistant for the Master in Sociology with a focus in Ethnic and Migration Studies. She first received a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology-Anthropology from the University of Liège in 2018. Then, she followed a double diplomation programme and graduated in 2020 in Sociology with a focus on Immigration Studies from the University of Liège and in Migration Studies from the faculty of Political Sciences of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona. She is currently working on a thesis entitled “Contemporary social and political mobilizations of minorities : any points of convergence? Ethnography of offline and online minority struggles in Belgium”, under the supervision of Marco Martiniello. Her research interests include the following themes : migrants and minorities’ political participation, processes of minoritization and othering, racialization and anti-racisms, unconventional forms of activism (including through arts and culture), and positionality and knowledge-production.