Shahram Khosravi is an anthropologist with research interests in mobility, border studies, migration, precarity, and the state of waiting. He is the author of Precarious Lives: Waiting and Hope in Iran (2017), The Illegal Traveler: an auto-ethnography of borders (2010), and Young and Defiant in Tehran (2008). He publishes his articles in various magazines and journals such as Exiled Ink! Magazine and Collective Exile. Shahram Khosravi has recently participated in talks and conferences at HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin (2017) and CAMP Center for Art on Migration Politics, Copenhagen (2016), among others. He currently teaches at Stockholm University.