Sharri Plonski is a lecturer in International Politics at  Queen Mary University of London. Her expertise is in the  politics of Palestine/Israel, which she examines through the  lens of borders, infrastructure and anti-colonial resistance.  Her current research project is on the impact of logistics, trade  and transport corridors on Middle East political and geographic  landscapes. Alongside (and long before) Dr Plonski’s academic  career, she worked in a variety of civil society and human rights  organisations, centred around the politics of Palestine.