Transatlantic Media Fellow(she/her)
Sonja Smolenski is a social scientist and journalist based in Cologne. She writes for taz, renk.Magazin and formats such as KARAKAYA TALKS. In 2021/2022 she was a mentee of the New German Media Makers (Neue Deutsche Medienmacher*innen). She is the founder of the Instagram project @boycott_dl, which is nominated for the Grimme Online Award in 2023. In her work she deals with anti-Semitic and racist continuities in Germany and post-migrant alliances.