Manfred Perlik is a Professor at the Centre for Development and Environment at the University of Bern, Switzerland, and at Laboratoire Pacte at the Université Grenoble-Alpes, France. As an economic geographer, his focus is on urbanization in mountain areas; his recent research deals with questions of spatial justice, social innovation, and new migration into mountain areas.Giulia Galera is a Senior Researcher at Euricse, Italy. Her research activities are focused on the role and potential of social enterprises from an international and comparative perspective, the concept of social enterprise and its legal evolution, and the role of social enterprise in supporting social and work integration pathways for asylum seekers and refugees.Ingrid Machold is a Senior Researcher at the Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, Rural and Mountain Research (BAB), Austria. Her main research interests are rural and regional development issues with a focus on demographic change, migration, social diversity, governance and regional resilience.Andrea Membretti has a PhD in Sociology, and is Assistant Professor at the University of Pavia, Italy. He is also a Senior Researcher at Eurac, Italy. His main field of study is migration to European and non-European mountain territories, in relation to local development and community resilience.