Margarita Palacios (PhD The New School For Social Research, NY), is the Post Graduate Research Director at the Department of Psychosocial Studies and Senior Lecturer in Social Theory, Birkbeck College, University of London. She is the author of Fantasy and Political Violence: The Meaning of Anti-Communism in Chile (VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, Wiesbaden, Gemany 2009) and Radical Sociality: On Disobedience, Violence in Belonging (Palgrave, London, 2013). Her current work concentrates on the study of the relation between aesthetics, cultural activism and critique.