Rena Louzaki is a retired Associate Professor at the Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, specializing in the anthropology of dance. From 1974 to 1996 he collaborated with the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, his main subject being research on dance. From 1995 to 2004, as the main researcher and head of the Dance Group, she participated in two research projects of the Friends of Music Association in the ethnographic study of dance in Thrace and Macedonia. From 1996 to 2002 she taught ethnomusicology and anthropology of dance at the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of the Aegean. Subsequently (since 1996), he taught at the Department of Music Studies at the University of Athens. Her research interests revolve around issues such as movement systems, gender, cultural associations and the political dimension of dance. From 1998 to 1999 he participated in the design team of the Melina project. In 2005 he was scientific advisor in the documentary “For a place in dance” directed by the ethnologist Marianna Economou. Along with ethnographic research in Greece, she was also involved in the recording of the personal archive of the choreographer Koula Pratsika and the archive of her private school, as well as that of the educator Polyxeni Matey-Rousopoulou. He has published articles on dance in Greek and foreign journals and books, as well as articles in encyclopedias. He is a member of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM). In 2003 he was appointed Liaison Officer of ICTM for Greece.