Nelli Kambouri

Nelli is a political scientist and gender scholar. She currently works as a senior research fellow at the University of Hertfordshire UK, where she conducts research on platform labour in urban spaces (Horizon 2020  Project PLUS) and on a tender for EIGE on “Gender, Digitalisation and the Future of Work”. In the past, she has worked as a senior research fellow at the Centre for Gender Studies, where she was involved in all stages from the successful proposal preparation to research, scientific management and implementation of two FP7 projects, GeMIC, Gender, Migration and Intercultural Interactions (, Mig@net Transnational Digital Networks, Migration and Gender ( She has received two post-graduate scholarships, one from FOURTH: Foundation for Research and Technology, to conduct research on gender, science and technology in Greece and one from the Latsis Foundation to conduct research on Pakistani Migrant Communities in Greece. She has also worked on several other projects, including the FP7 project RESCUE (, Combating Trafficking in Women for Labor Exploitation in Domestic Work, and the tender Female Genital Mutilation in Europe funded by EIGE. Her work and publications focus on gender theory and analysis, gender violence, migration, social movements, and new technologies, media and science. She is teaching gender labour and social policy at the Department of Social Policy of Panteion University and held a scientific advisory post in the General Secretariat for Gender Equality at the Greek Ministry of the Interior and as an advisor to the International Labour Organisation. She has also co-organised a series of events on gender, mobility and labour for the public program Parliament of Bodies of the Documenta 14 exhibition as a member of the Apatride Society of the Political Others. Her publications include reports, books and articles on gender and migration and gender, science, technology and the media in Greek and English.

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