Oxana Timofeeva is Assistant Professor at the European University in St. Petersburg and in addition holds the position of Senior Research Fellow at the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Department of Philosophy. Timofeeva is a member of the artist collective Chto Delat? (What’s to do?) and vice editor in chief of the journal “Stasis”. So far, she has published “History of Animals: An Essay on Negativity, Immanence and Freedom” (Maastricht, 2012) and “Einführung in die erotische Philosophie von Georges Bataille” (in Russian, Moscow, 2009).