A discussion based on the book Suspended lives: letters to the world from Ritsona by Parwana Amiri (in Greek, Akivernites Polities, 2021)
Parwana Amiri and Raia Lignou
Parwana Amiri is a human rights activist for refugees, poet and author of The olive tree and the old woman: A conversation in the olive grove of Moria hotspot (w2eu, 2019), My pen won’t break, but borders will: Letters to the world from Moria (in Greek, Akivernites Polities, 2020) and Suspended lives: Letters to the world from Ritsona (in Greek, Akivernites Polities, 2021).
Raia Lignou has studied in the field of health sciences and has also graduated from the Department of Social Anthropology at Panteion University. Currently, she is a postgraduate student in “Education and Human Rights” at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Her research interests include topics related with disability, gender, education, and human rights.