Aimlia Voulvouli received her PhD in Social Anthropology from the Department of Anthropology of UCL. In 2002 she completed her postgraduate studies at the University of London (SOAS) obtaining the degree, MA in Social Anthropology of Development. Her undergraduate studies were completed at the Department of Social Anthropology of the University of the Aegean. Her research primarily focuses on protest and and pre-figurative social movements, and particularly on the formation of subjectivities, the collective production of knowledge, the policies of value, indigenous technology, the ethics of care and on politics as common (‘commoning’). Her other research interests revolve around gender and sexuality, affect, critical theory of crime, precarity and the study of political Islam in the realm of everyday politics. In the past, she has taught at the University of the Aegean as well as at Fatih and Abdullah Gül Universities in Turkey. Since 2017 she has been teaching at the Hellenic Open University, initially at the Undergraduate Program “Greek Culture” and then at the Postgraduate Program “Social and Solidarity Economy”. She has been postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Social Anthropology & History of the University of the Aegean, and postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Political Sciences of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. From September until October 2019 she was visiting researcher at the Graduate School of the City University of New York. Since September 2021 she has been working as a researcher at the Hellenic Asylum Service.