Dimitris Soudias is a research fellow in the BMBF-funded “Re-Configurations” project at the Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS), Philipps University Marburg. He holds a Graduate Diploma in Middle East Studies from the American University in Cairo and an MA in Political Science from Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg. Among his most recent publications are: “Mapping Popular Perceptions: Local Security, Insecurity and Police Work in Yemen” together with MareikeTransfeld (Yemen Polling Center, 2014); Negotiating Space: The Evolution of the Egyptian Street, 2000-2011(The American University in Cairo Press, 2014); “Präsenz und Raum in der ArabischenRevolte” together with Christoph Schumann (Präsenz und implizitesWissen. Ed. Christoph Ernst and Heike Paul.Transcript, 2013).