Francesca Scalinci

Francesca Scalinci a PhD in Anglo-American and Postcolonial Studies from the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice. In her research, she has mainly focused on the Caribbean and the Mediterranean. As a human rights activist, she has been following Syrian events since 2013, taking part in many campaigns in support of freedom and justice for Syrians. She’s also a poet and many of her poems bear the echo of her great love for Syria and Syrians.