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The Centre on Social Movement Studies

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Director

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Donatella della Porta
Director

Research Fellows

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Niccolò Bertuzzi
Research Fellow
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Lorenzo Bosi
Research Fellow
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Manuela Caiani
Research Fellow
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Loris Caruso
Research Fellow
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Diego Ceccobelli
Research Fellow
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Riccardo Emilio Chesta
Research Fellow
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Daniela Chironi
Research Fellow
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Lorenzo Cini
Research Fellow
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Marco Deseriis
Research Fellow
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Bogumila Hall
Research Fellow
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Anna Lavizzari
Research Fellow
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Arianna Mainardi
Research Fellow
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Alice Mattoni
Research Fellow
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Chiara Milan
Research Fellow
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Lorenzo Mosca
Research Fellow
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Elena Pavan
Research Fellow
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Andrea L. P. Pirro
Research Fellow
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Martín Portos García
Research Fellow
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Herbert Reiter
Research Fellow
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Salvatore Sberna
Research Fellow
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Davide Serafino
Research Fellow
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Sanjin Uležić
Research Fellow
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Stefania Voli
Research Fellow
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Lorenzo Zamponi
Research Fellow

PhD Candidates

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Huda Alsahi
PhD candidate
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Alexsandra Ana
PhD candidate
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Filip Balunovic
PhD candidate
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Raffaele Bazurli
PhD candidate
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Jonas Bergan Draege
PhD candidate
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Lars Erik Berntzen
PhD candidate
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Giada Bonu
PhD candidate
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Sebastian Bruinsma
PhD candidate
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Carlotta Caciagli
PhD candidate
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Stella Christou
PhD candidate
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Rui Coelho
PhD candidate
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Jacopo Custodi
PhD candidate
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Hans Jonas Gunzelmann
PhD candidate
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Mihály Gyimesi
PhD candidate
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Joldon Kutmanaliev
PhD candidate
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Hugo Joel Leal
PhD candidate
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Marion Lecoquierre
PhD candidate
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Haris Malamidis
PhD candidate
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Juan Masullo J.
PhD candidate
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Mariana Mendes
PhD candidate
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Didem Oral
PhD candidate
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Tobias Reinhardt
PhD candidate
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Julia Rone
PhD candidate
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Aliaksandr Ruzhantsou
PhD candidate
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Ilyas Saliba
PhD candidate
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Galina Selivanova
PhD candidate
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Ester Sigillò
PhD candidate
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Cristopher Sorg
PhD candidate
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Ivan Stefanovski
PhD candidate
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Elias Steinhilper
PhD candidate
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George Venizelos
PhD candidate
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Linus Westheuser
PhD candidate
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Parthena Xanthopolou-Dimitriadou
PhD candidate
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Oleg Zhuravlev
PhD candidate

Members

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Javier Alcalde
Member
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Massimiliano Andretta
Member
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Kivanc Atak
Member
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Phillip Ayoub
Member
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Philip Balsiger
Member
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Pietro Castelli Gattinara di Zubiena
Member
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Matteo Cernison
Member
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Luisa Chiodi
Member
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Ayça Çubukçu
Member
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Elena del Giorgio
Member
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Chares Demetrious
Member
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Nicole Doerr
Member
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Davis Donagh
Member
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Teije Hidde Donker
Member
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Julia Eckert
Member
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Konstantinos Eleftehriadis
Member
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Andrea Felicetti
Member
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Tiago Fernandes
Member
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Mayo Fuster Morell
Member
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Cesar Guzman-Concha
Member
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Leila Hadj-Abdou
Member
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Robert Hemker
Member
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Helge Hiram Jensen
Member
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Swen Hutter
Member
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Xabier Itçaina
Member
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Hara Kouki
Member
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Lasse Lindekilde
Member
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Linda Lund Pedersen
Member
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Stefan Malthaner
Member
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Raffaele Marchetti
Member
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Georgia Mavrodi
Member
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Stefania Milan
Member
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Pierre Monforte
Member
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Francis O' Connor
Member
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Leonidas Oikonomakis
Member
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Louisa Parks
Member
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Timothy Peace
Member
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Grzegorz Piotrowski
Member
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Sonia Pires
Member
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Emin Poljarevic
Member
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Mario Quaranta
Member
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Daniela R. Piccio
Member
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Daniel Ritter
Member
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Anja Röcke
Member
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Eduardo Romanos
Member
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Federico M. Rossi
Member
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Anna Subirats Ribas
Member
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Julien Talpin
Member
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Mate Nikola Tokic
Member
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Emiliano Treré
Member
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Aberto Vannucci
Member
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Markos Vogiatzoglou
Member
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Jana Warkotsch
Member
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Manès Weisskircher
Member

Visiting Scholars

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Prisicilla Álamos-Concha
Visiting Scholar
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Viviana Asara
Visiting Scholar
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Priska Daphi
Visiting Scholar
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Gary T. Marx
Visiting Scholar
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Cédric Masse
Visiting Scholar
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Claudius Wagemann
Visiting Scholar
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Tuomas Yla-Anttila
Visiting Scholar

News

18/05/2018

Donatella della Porta at the Belleuve Forum in Berlin - May 23, 2018

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On May 23rd, 2018, the Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier talks with Donatella della Porta, Christoph Möllers and David Van Reybrouck about anti-politics, anti-establishment and the dangers of indifference to the political to address the 2018 topic of the Forum "Society without Politics - Testing Liberal Democracies".

08/04/2018

Austeridad, capitalismo y conflicto social. Nuevas tendencias en el estudio de los movimientos sociales - An interview with Donatella della Porta

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An interview with Donatella della Porta realized by COES - Centro de Estudios de Conflicto y Cohesión Social

12/03/2018

"Standing up for Science" - a documentary by Dieter Rucht

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A documentary by Dieter Rucht on the 2017 March for Science in Washington, D.C. - now available on YouTube.

Publications

Edited Volume - 2018

Solidarity Mobilizations in the ‘Refugee Crisis’. Contentious Moves

Donatella della Porta (ed.)
This edited volume ddresses a gap in research on social movements that has disregarded the origins of discontent and overlooks protest as a resource of the powerless; it offers insight into how the movement of refugees across the European Union and elsewhere activates political opportunities; it explores claims to citizenship made by refugees within processes of knowledge production and the mobilization of emotions

Monograph - 2018

I movimenti animalisti in Italia. Strategie, politiche e pratiche di attivismo.

Niccolò Bertuzzi
Il volume si focalizza su coloro che in Italia si occupano di benessere, cura, diritti e liberazione animale all'interno di contesti organizzativi. Grazie alla somministrazione di una survey, interviste agli attivisti e analisi dei frame, emergono una notevole varietà di strategie, pratiche e riferimenti valoriali, la contemporanea presenza di lobby e conflitto, e la natura complessa di un fenomeno al centro dell’attenzione mediatica ma ancora poco studiato in termini sociologici.