Françoise Vergès is a Paris-based political theorist and the Chair of Global South(s) (Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris). She is the author of numerous books, including Monsters and Revolutionaries. Colonial family romance and “Métissage”, Duke University Press, 1999. She writes on slavery, colonialism, imperialism, decolonial feminism, and new politics of dispossession and racialization. She is the curator of “L’Atelier,” a regular collective workshop among artists and scholars, and other events. She is an activist in the global antiracist struggle.