Miriam Bartelmann is a PhD researcher at the Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institute (ABI) Freiburg. Her research focuses on environmental and territorial conflicts that arise on the ground of or reproduce postcolonial hierarchies. Her interests are in decolonial perspectives and transformative practices. She holds a B.A. in Sociology and Islamic studies from the University of Freiburg. During her M.A. in the Global Studies Programme (GSP), she studied at the University of Freiburg, FLACSO Buenos Aires, and JNU (New Delhi).