Although some still conceive of the referendum as launched by a pro-independence vanguard, the elite story falls short of explaining the resilient participation of a large part of Catalan civil society. This post at Open Democracy addresses this issue from a different angle.
A timely publication to shed light on the link between social movements that formed as a consequence of the 2008 financial crash and the referendums’ dynamic and results.
Wednesday, August 30th (8pm-9.30pm) professor della Porta, who directs the Center on Social Movement Studies(Cosmos), will dialogue with Yanis Varoufakis, Greek Minister of Finance during the first Tsipras government, about the future of Europe and the social consequences of neoliberal economies
The Centre on Social Movement Studies, directed by Professor Donatella Della Porta, calls for papers addressing the recent global wave of student protests for a two-days conference to bel held in Florence, at the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS), on 15-16 November 2017.
Dr. Marco Deseriis, Marie Curie Fellow and Research Fellow at Cosmos, has won the Best Paper Award at the Cedem17 Conference for e-Democracy & Open Government (Danube University, Krems Au Donau, Austria)
Watch the video of the International Conference – Beyond Borders, which was held at Palazzo Strozzi on May 12, 2017
Watch here the book premiere for “The Great Regression”, held in Berlin at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt
On May 4, 2017 at 6 p.m., Prof. Donatella Della Porta will give a public lecture at the University of Westminster focusing on democratic practices in social movements
In a video, professor Donatella della Porta speaks about her essay “Progressive and regressive politics in late neoliberalism” included in The Great Regression collection
Rethinking Greece intrviews with Donatella della Porta about social movements in times of austerity and electoral democracy.
Monograph - 2018
Monograph - 2017