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Gaétan du Roy is a researcher at the University Radboud, Nijmegen, working on a collective project led by Hellen Murre-van den Berg, called Rewriting Global Orthodoxy: Oriental Christians in Europe between 1970 and 2020. He is also a lecturer at Saint-Louis University (Brussels) and an associate researcher at CEDEJ. His research deals with the famous garbage collectors of Muqattam, the Zabbaleen, and with interreligious relations in Cairo. He is now working on Oriental Orthodox communities settled in Europe. His first book will be published soon by Brill under the title Les Zabbaleen du Muqattam, ethnohistoire d’une hétérotopie au Caire (1979-2021).