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Kevin

Le Merle

Editor-in-Chief

French and Norwegian

Kevin founded Lingua Natolina to promote multilingual and hybrid writing practices and transcend disciplinary boundaries. He draws on his experience in communication management at HEC Paris and the Glasgow Guardian, and his experiences as a multilingual poet to give his fellow students of the College of Europe Mario-Soares promotion a voice alongside prominent artists and political figures.

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Aoife

Thomas

Deputy Editor-in-chief

Irish and English

Aoife is a postgraduate student of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice MA at Queen’s University Belfast. She plays a key role in English language editing, proof-reading, general formatting, and the finer grain of the publication's conceptualisation. She envisions Lingua Natolina as a tool for cultural diplomacy.

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Nicolas

Gaté

Layout Officer

Romanian and French

Nick is currently enrolled in a post-graduate degree in European Interdisciplinary at the College of Europe in Natolin. As a fellow student of the Mario-Soares promotion, he joined the Lingua Natolina project as Layout Coordinator. He supervises and implements the formatting and arrangement of the publication. He also provides the publication with support in the creation of communication materials.

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Salma

Torjmane

Executive Administrator

With a multi-disciplinary academic background, Salma has developed knowledge in various areas within the broader field of Social Sciences. Before joining the college of Europe in Natolin, she contributed to research-oriented projects on various topics including migration, security, and human rights. By taking a managerial role in Lingua Natolina, she ensures the smooth running of internal processes.

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Eliott

Boumrar

Business and Insights Editor

French and English

Before becoming a student at the College of Europe, Eliott served in leadership positions for global firms in London, Paris, and Warsaw. He was also a member of the French Prime Minister’s office and a board-member in various public sector organizations. Eliott believes in Lingua Natolina as a means to rebuild trust in the future and to empower the European economy stakeholders to shape a smarter world.

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Antoine

Granier

Politics Editor

French

Antoine is pursuing an MA at the College of Europe in Natolin and specializes in the European Neighborhood Policy. Thanks to his pluri-disciplinary academic background he has developed his knowledge and expertise in European Affairs. His interest in European politics plays a big part in his role as Politics section editor. He considers Lingua Natolina as an opportunity to create links between national and European identities.

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Martina Chiaraluce

Feminism and Gender Editor & Logistics Officer

Italian

Martina is also a fellow student of the College of Europe Mario-Soares promotion. She has a background in International Relations and specialises in EU-Asia relations. Her strong interest in women’s rights made her join the Feminism and Gender Society on the Natolin Campus. By becoming an editor of Lingua Natolina, she continues to give greater space to voices that have been on the fringes for too long.

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Virginija Balčiūnaitė

Life at the College Editor & Communication Officer

Lithuanian

Before attending the College of Europe, Virginija was the Communications and Professional Relations Officer at Sunium, where she organised and co-facilitated international & multi-stakeholder negotiations as well as (re-)presented her work within global events, such as the United Nations Internet Governance Forum. She believes Lingua Natolina is an ideal way to connect the thriving multilingual community of the College of Europe to the world.

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