Aline Wani


Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Period of the Fellowship

October 2022 - September 2023

Project title

Visibilising invisibilities: the theoretical elaboration and creation of a virtual memorial for the victims of enforced disappearance in Mexico

Short biography

As Mercator Fellow Aline Wani is working on mobilizing transdisciplinary methods for aesthetic and political practices of violence prevention and memorialization. The goal of her project is the theoretical elaboration and practical creation of a virtual and immersive memorial for victims of enforced disappearance in Mexico. She gained professional working experiences at UNODC, the Geneva Center for Security Sector Governance (DCAF), as well as the Center for Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP IHEID) among others. Aline completed a Master’s degree in Development Studies at the Geneva Graduate Institute with a focus on Peace, Conflict and Security Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs at the University of St. Gallen.