Elina Kapetanaki is a schoolteacher. She holds a PhD in Anthropology (Panteion University), sponsored by Latsis Foundation (Foundation IAOA) and an MA in Political Science and History (Panteion University). Currently she is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Balkan, Slavic, and Oriental Studies of the University of Macedonia. Her current research concerns creative femininities produced and performed via small clothing industries at the Historical Center of Thessaloniki, Greece. Her previous extended ethnographic fieldwork was conducted in Albania and was connected to practices and understandings of selfhood and mobility between Greece and Albania (2009–2013). Her research interests focus on migration and mobility, gender, Anthropology of time and space, Anthropology of experience and the sense of selfhood.