Editors: Elena Gadjanova and Julia Martínez-Ariño
Elena Gadjanova is a research fellow in the Department of Socio-Cultural Diversity at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, headed by Prof. Vertovec. Until June 2016, Elena was a Fung Global Fellow at the Princeton Institute of International and Regional Studies. Previously, she was a pre-doctoral researcher at Columbia University in New York and lecturer at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. Her research is on ethnic politics and identities with a regional focus on Africa. Personal website: gadjanova.weebly.com
Julia Martínez-Ariño is a research fellow in the Department of Socio-Cultural Diversity at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, headed by Prof. Steven Vertovec. Previously, Julia was postdoctoral fellow of the Religion and Diversity Project, at the Université de Montréal, and the Max Planck fellow group “Governance of Cultural Diversity” in Göttingen. She is currently research associate of the Religion and Diversity Project and the research unit ISOR at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, in Spain. Her research focuses on the governance of religious diversity in Europe, in particular at the institutional and local levels. Personal website: https://sites.google.com/site/jmartinezarino/
Editor 2012-2016: Marian Burchardt
Marian Burchardt is postdoctoral research fellow in the research group “legal regulations of religious pluralism” at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, headed by Matthias Koenig, and associate lecturer at the University of Göttingen. Before coming to the Max Planck Institute, he worked as a researcher in the project “Multiple Secularities”, based at the Cultural Studies Department of the University of Leipzig, and as a lecturer at the Department of Development Sociology at the University of Bayreuth. Marian was also a visiting scholar at the New School for Social Research in New York City, the Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB), and the University of Stellenbosch.
Language Editor: Sarah Blanton
Sarah Blanton is the language editor for the journal New Diversities. Before joining the editorial office, Sarah worked as an Assistant Instructor for the State University of New York Study-Abroad Program in Salamanca, Spain (July 2010 and 2012), an Auxiliar de Conversación for the Spanish Ministry of Education in Alcalá de Henares, Spain (2010-2011), as well as a Curatorial Associate at the Burchfield Penney Art Center in Buffalo, New York (2011-2013). Passionate about language and culture, Sarah is an M.A. candidate in Romance Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received her B.A.in Spanish Language and Literature at SUNY Buffalo State, where she graduated with highest honors.
Layout and Design: Birgitt Sippel
Birgitt Sippel is the webmaster and typesetter for the journal New Diversities. She is a staff member at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in the field of web and dtp. Birgitt studied slavic linguistics and ethnology at the Georg August University Göttingen and computer graphics at the IBKK Bochum. Before joining the MMG she worked half-time at the MPI for History and half-time freelance for the special research area of “Literary Translation” of Georg August University Göttingen, the GWZO in Leipzig, several publishing houses, and the European Science Foundation (ESF) in Strasbourg.
New Diversities 17 (2), 2015: The Infrastructures of Diversity: Materiality and Culture in Urban Space
New Diversities 17 (1), 2015: Engaging with the Other: Religion, Identity, and Politics in the Mediterranean