Shahram Khosravi is an anthropologist with research focuses on mobility, border studies, migration, precarity, and waithood. He is currently Professor of Social Anthropology at Stockholm University. He is editor of After Deportation: Ethnographic Perspectives (2018) and author of Precarious Lives: Waiting and Hope in Iran (2017), The “Illegal” Traveller: An Auto-ethnography of Borders (2010), and Young and Defiant in Tehran (2008). He has also contributed to diverse magazines and journals, such as Exiled Ink! and Collective Exile. Khosravi recently participated in talks and conferences at HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin (2017), HKW Berlin (2017), and CAMP / Center for Art on Migration Politics, Copenhagen (2016), among others.