Sónia Vaz Borges is a militant interdisciplinary historian, social and political organizer. She has B.A. in Modern and Contemporary History, Politics and International Affairs from ISCTE -University Institute of Lisbon, and a M.A. in AfricanHistory from the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Lisbon. She received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Humboldt University of Berlin. She is also the editor of the booklets Cadernos Consciência e Resistência Negra (2007-2011) and author of the book Na Pó di Spéra. Percursos nos Bairros da Estrada Militar, Santa Filomena e Encosta Nascente (2014). Along with filmmaker Filipa César, Sónia Vaz Borges co-authored the short film Navigating the Pilot School (2016). Sónia Vaz Borges is currently a postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Place, Culture and Politics (CPCP) at the Graduate Center City University of New York and is working on her new research project focused on Errant Archives.