Alexandros Kioupkiolis studied Greek literature (classics) at the University of Athens, Faculty of Philosophy, and political theory at the University of Essex (MA in Political Theory) and the University of Oxford (DPhil). He has taught political theory at the University of Oxford and the University of Cyprus. In 2009 he was elected lecturer at the School of Political Sciences of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and he now serves as assistant professor. His research interests focus on modern philosophies of freedom, contemporary philosophies of justice, theories of democracy, analyses and critiques of power. Recent publications include: ‘The Post‐political Multitude in the Streets of Athens. Two Theses on Radical Democracy” (Synchrona Themata, 2008), “Post‐critical Liberalism and Agonistic Freedom” (Contemporary Political Theory, 2008), “Keeping it Open: Ontology, Ethics, Knowledge and Radical Democracy” (Philosophy and Social Criticism, 2009), ‘Three Paradigms of Modern Freedom’ (Εuropean Journal of Political Theory, 2009). Freedom After the Critique of Foundations: Marx, Liberalism and Agonistic Autonomy (Palgrave-Macmillan, Hampshire 2012), “The commons of liberty” (Exarchia, Athens 2014). He has also co-edited: Radical Democracy and Collective Movements Today. The Biopolitics of the Multitude Versus the Hegemony of the People (Ashgate, 2014, Turkish translation: Koç University Press, 2016), Discourse theory: Creative applications (Gutenberg, Athens 2015).