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The 2017 “Mauro Rostagno Lectures in Contentious Politics”, Prof. Sidney Tarrow

From April 26th to May 5th, 2017, Prof. Sidney Tarrow will hold a series of seminars at the Deaprtment of Sociology and Social Research fo the University of Trento

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The 2017 “Mauro Rostagno Lectures in Contentious Politics”
Sidney Tarrow
Cornell University (USA)

Political Contexts of Social Movements
Wednesday 26 April, 14:00-16:00, Aula 3

Cycles of protest
Thursday 27 April, 11:00-13:00, Aula 9

Transnational Activism and “Global” Movements
Friday 28 April, 11:00-13:00, Aula 9

The New Digital Activism
Tuesday 2 May, 14:00-16:00, Aula 3

War, Peace and Contention
Wednesday 3 May, 14:00-16:00, Aula 3

Professor Sidney Tarrow, the 2017 Mauro Rostagno Lecturer, is one of the most prominent American political scientists. He is currently Emeritus Professor of Government and Visiting Professor in the Law School of Cornell University. His books include Democrazia e disordine (Laterza 1990), Power in Movement (Cambridge UP, 1994-2011), Dynamics of Contention (Cambridge UP 2001, with C Tilly and D McAdam), La politica del conflitto (Bruno Mondadori 2007, with C Tilly).

The “ Mauro Rostagno Lectures in Contentious Politics” are promoted by the Dipartimento di Sociologia e ricerca sociale to honor the memory of Mauro Rostagno, leader of the student movement who graduated in Sociology in Trento in 1970, killed by mafia in September 1988.

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News

14/09/2018

Andrea Pirro appointed as new editor of East European Politics

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Andrea Pirro has been recently appointed as new editor of the journal East European Politics published by Taylor and Francis.

31/08/2018

Volkswagen foundation Grant 2018 for Manuela Caiani

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Manuela Caiani has been awarded the Volkswagen Grant 2018 for the research project Popular Music as a Medium for the Mainstreaming of Populist Ideologies in Europe, that will be directed by Mario Dunkel (University Carl von Ossietzky of Oldenburg, Germany).

30/07/2018

ERC Starting Grant 2018 for Alice Mattoni

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Alice Mattoni, Research Fellow at COSMOS and Assistant Professor at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the Scuola Normale Superiore, has been awarded the ERC Starting Grant 2018 for the research project BIT-ACT: Bottom-up initiative and anti-corruption technologies: how citizens use ICTs to fight corruption.

Publications

Journal Article - 2018

New Technologies as a Neglected Social Movement Outcome: The Case of Activism against Animal Experimentation

Manès Weisskircher
Based on novel empirical research, this paper analyzes a crucial and understudied case of a movement pushing for new technologies: the animal rights movement and its efforts to push for alternatives to animal experimentation.

Journal Article - 2018

Mobilizing in transnational contentious spaces: linking relations, emotions and space in migrant activism

Elias Steinhilper
The article illustrates how the transnational spaces most migrants inhabit can be politicized and transformed into particular social formations, for which the term ‘transnational contentious spaces’ is suggested.