Karlo Kralj is a PhD student in political science and sociology at the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences of Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence, and a member of Center on Social Movement Studies. He earned his MA degree in political science at the University of Zagreb. In addition to his academic work, since 2010 he has been active at the Centre for Peace Studies and the Croatian Youth Network. Karlo's project focuses on changing dynamics of depoliticization and repoliticization of civil society in Central-Eastern, and South-Eastern Europe. More generally, Karlo has particular interest in social movement studies, civil society studies, and qualitative research methods.