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.