Daphne Büllesbach is the Executive Director of European Alternatives, a Europe-wide civil society organization devoted to exploring and developing the potential for transnational politics and culture. She founded the Berlin office back in 2013 and leads the organisations’ flagship event, Transeuropa Festival. The bi-annual event takes place in Madrid in 2017 and brings together activists and artists debating issues such as the refugee situation, management of the commons or the seizure of institutions by new political forces. She is a member of the board of the Institut Solidarische Moderne in Germany. She holds degrees in Social and Political Sciences from London, Paris and Cambridge. In May 2017, her co-edited book “Shifting Baselines of Europe” was published by transcript editing house.