Eirini was born and raised in Andros island, Greece. While she was a BA student at the University of Western Macedonia, she became engaged with issues of discrimination. She participated in the organisation of an anti-racist organisation that held many activities within the university. In 2012, she moved to UK to study International Relations at the University of Kent and she became interested in the theorising of resistance. During her studies abroad, she became aware of the homelessness issue in the city where she lived. She then decided to become a volunteer at a local charity bookshop that supports homeless people, as well as people with housing problems. For her second master, she wrote her thesis on the role of collective memory in the Greek crisis. Eirini is also very much interested in the rise of far-right and populism in Europe.
Updated May 2015