Aino Korvensyrjä is a researcher and activist engaging for mobility rights. She is currently conducting activist research with Rex Osa and Claudio Feliziani on German deportation practices to African countries. She writes her PhD on German state racism and the legal-administrative limbo of rejected asylum seekers who refuse to leave. Both on a theoretical and a practical plane she draws heavily on critiques of the European border regime by self-organised refugee and migrant groups in Germany and elsewhere in Europe. She is a member of the Free Movement Network Helsinki and the German kritnet.