Véronique Benei is a political anthropologist and research director at the CNRS, France. She is a member of the Centre Norbert Elias, Marseille and teaches and supervises theses at the EHESS. She has conducted long-term work in India and Colombia. She is also a certified practitioner of Movement Medicine. Since January 2016 she has developed movement-specific and body-based tools for her academic practice, whether in her seminars and workshops or in her doctoral supervision.