Eftihia Voutira (B.A. Philosophy, The University of Chicago; MA. PhD. Harvard University) and M.Phil. Ph.D. Social Anthropology, (University of Cambridge). Professor of Anthropology of Forced Migration at the Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Key works include: Conflict Resolution: A Cautionary Tale (with Shaun A. Whishaw Brown; Uppsala, Sweden: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet 1995), Anthropology in International Humanitarian Emergencies (with Jean Benoist; European Commission, Brussels, Network on Humanitarian Assistance (NOHA) July 1994), Anthropology (Network on Humanitarian Assistance-NOHA, 2nd edition, Brussels 1998). “Post Soviet diaspora politics. The case of the Soviet Greeks”, Between Past and Present. Ethnographies of the Postsocialist World (Kritiki, Athens 2007), and The Right to Return and the Meaning of Home. A Post Soviet Diaspora Becoming European?, Lit- Verlag (2011), (2012), ‘Jus Sanguinis and Jus Soli Migration Patterns’, Contribution to the IMISCOE Textbook Series, International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion, University of Amsterdam Press.