Maria Grazia Imperiale is Academic Coordinator of the Culture for Sustainable and Inclusive Peace Network Plus (University of Glasgow, School of Education) and a member of the UNESCO Chair Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts (UNESCO RILA, University of Glasgow). She holds a Ph.D. in Language Education (University of Glasgow) and a MA(Hons) in Applied Linguistics and Intercultural Communication (University for Foreigners of Siena, Italy). Her Ph.D. thesis was entitled ‘Developing language education in the Gaza Strip: pedagogies of capability and resistance’. She has conducted research on language education, multilingualism, intercultural education in several ODA contexts, including contexts of emergencies and protracted crisis such as Palestine, Lebanon, Ethiopia, using decolonizing and participatory approaches. She teaches on different postgraduate courses within the School of Education.