Ilka Eickhof (MA in Islamic Studies, Sociology and Modern History) works at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo as a PhD researcher and lecturer. Her PhD dissertation analyses Northern European cultural institutions in Cairo 2011-2015 (University of Amsterdam). Her research focuses on postcolonial critique, politics of representation, and Bourdieusian theory. Her publications include Antimuslimischer Rassismus in Deutschland. Theoretische Überlegungen (2010); "My Friend, the Rebel. Structures and Dynamics of Cultural Foreign Funding in Cairo" (2014), and "Graffiti, Capital and Deciding What's Inappropriate" (2015).