Nihal Soğancı is part of the Home for Cooperation team and is currently continuing her PhD in Social Anthropology at the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences in Athens. She is part of the Buffer Fringe Hive 2022 and was the co-creative director of the Buffer Fringe Performing Arts Festival 2020-2021. Her research and work focus on creative tactical forms of everyday and interdisciplinary practices that combine anthropological approaches with contemporary artistic practices. She holds an MSc in International Public Policy with a particular focus on Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation from the University College London (UCL) and BA in Languages and Translation from the University of Surrey, UK. She has published and presented her work in various symposiums and conferences and organises collage workshops.