Sangeeta Mahapatra is a research fellow at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies in Leipzig, Germany. Her research looks into digital politics, digital authoritarianism, disinformation, online radicalization and internet governance.
Gaetan Roy is the official representative from the World Evangelical Alliance to the United Nations. He is also chairman of network-m and a board member of the Association of Evangelical Missions, and he represents evangelicals both in the German and European parliaments. He has extensive experience in international humanitarian aid and advocacy.
Peyman Eshaghi is an anthropologist and sociologist of religion with the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies, Freie Universität Berlin. He co-edited the book with Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World with Babak Rahimi.
Edward Graham-Hyde is a researcher and teacher of religion, whose focus includes the terminology around “cults” and “New Religious Movements” as well as specific groups such as the Church of Scientology and the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Pioneers of Change is a non-profit and non-profit association with a focus on education for sustainable development based on secular philosophy and principles, based in Germany.
Fred Krüger is full professor of geography at Friedrich-Alexander University in Erlangen/Nuremberg, Germany. His research and teaching interests focus on development geography and on urban studies, including linkages between culture(s) and risk, with a focus on vulnerability, livelihood security, and disaster prevention and preparedness.
Melanie Gish obtained her Ph.D. in American studies from Heidelberg University and is the author of God’s Wounded World: American Evangelicals and the Challenge of Environmentalism.
Adrian Zenz is a researcher and Ph.D. supervisor at the European School of Culture and Theology in Korntal, Germany, where he studies China’s repression of ethnic minorities in Xinjiang and Tibet. He is also a senior fellow in China studies at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation in Washington, D.C.
Julian Strube is a postdoctoral research fellow on religion and politics at Heidelberg University in Germany. His dissertation was on socialism and Catholicism, and he’s since argued that socialist beliefs are a source of modern religious practice.