Haris Malamidis is a post-doctoral researcher at ELIAMEP in the field of migration, working at the research project ‘Norms and Values in the European Migration and Refugee Crisis’ (NOVAMIGRA). Haris received his Ph.D. in Political Science and Sociology at Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy. In his doctoral studies, he focused on the transformative dynamics of crisis and the provision of welfare solidarity practices by social movements and grassroots organizations in Greece. He received his BA from the Department of International Economic Relations and Development, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece and his MA from the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Haris is also member of the Center of Social Movement Studies (Cosmos) and his main research interests deal with social movements and solidarity economy, migration and issues of integration.