Fotini Marini

Fotini Marini is a Greek legal expert specialised in social protection law and policy issues (D.E.A. de Droit Social – Université Strasbourg III). She practices law since 1998 (member of the Athens Bar Association) and she has been providing research and consultancy services, since 2002, both to central administration and local authorities in the context of high level policy projects in Greece, Cyprus and the Balkan region (fields of specialisation: employment, social security, social welfare/inclusion, asylum/migration and integration, social entrepreneurship, local administration and social innovation). She is, also, a Certified Tutor with the Hellenic National Centre for Public Administration & Local Government (responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of training programmes for civil servants), whereas she has also undertaken several research and teaching activities with higher education and research institutions (Athens University of Applied Sciences, Hellenic National Centre for Social Research, Nicosia University). She is co-author of several books published in Greek related to her fields of expertise.
Georgia Mavrodi

Georgia Mavrodi graduated in International Relations and Political Studies from the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki. She holds an M.A. in European Studies from the University of Bath and the Humboldt University of Berlin and a PhD in Political Science from the European University Institute in Florence. She has worked as Research and Academic Assistant at the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies, European University Institute; as post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies at Princeton University; and as research associate at the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa. In 2016 she was visiting researcher at the Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, Germany. She has also taught at the M.A. Program on European Union Policy Studies, James Madison University in Florence and at the University of Siegen. She specializes in European integration, Europeanisation, and comparative immigration and refugee policies. Her publications include articles in international refereed journals, chapters in edited volumes, and policy reports.
Michalis Moutselos

Michalis Moutselos is a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, Germany. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Princeton University. His research looks at the dynamics of violent and non-violent protest in ethnically diverse cities and the political behaviour of persons of immigrant background in Western Europe. He has also conducted research on recent emigration from Greece and the formation of a new Greek diasporic community.