Lydia Lierke was born in 1990 in Hoyerswerda. In the hope of better understanding society, she studied political science. She is a member of the »Initiative 6. April« in Kassel and supported the NSU Tribunal in Cologne in 2017. Together with Massimo Perinelli, she is the editor of Erinnern stören – Der Mauerfall aus migrantischer und jüdischer Perspektive (2020).