Lorenzo Marsili is a writer, political activist and the founder of international network European Alternatives. He is currently on the coordinating committee of the pan-European movement DiEM25. A long-time student of China, he initiated a multi-year exchange program between cultural innovators in China, Brazil, and Europe, Transnational Dialogues. He has previously worked in journalism and was founding editor of Naked Punch Review. He has degrees in philosophy and Chinese studies, and is an active commentator and public speaker internationally. His latest book is Citizens of Nowhere (Zed Press, forthcoming Spring 2018).