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The Centre on Social Movement Studies

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Lorenzo Mosca

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Lorenzo Mosca is Full Professor at the Department of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Milan. He currently coordinates a local research unit in the project Comparing Social Media and Political Participation across EU.

Previous to this appointment, Lorenzo Mosca has been Associate Professor at the Department of Social and Political Sciences of the Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence.  He has been involved in several national and European research projects such as “Europub.Com – The Transformation of Political Mobilisation and Communication in European Public Spheres” (FP5), “Demos – Democracy in Europe and the Mobilization of Society” (FP6), “Younex – Youth, unemployment, and exclusion in Europe” (FP7).

He has been among the founding members of the Journal Partecipazione e Conflitto (http://siba-ese.unisalento.it/index.php/paco). He is associate editor of the journals “South European Society and Politics” and “International Journal of E-Politics”, as well as member of the editorial board of the “European Journal of Communication”. 

Research interests: political participation, political communication, online politics, and movement parties

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News

07/01/2019

Donatella della Porta at the Stein Rokkan lecture in Mons - 9 April 2019

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Donatella della Porta invited to give the Stein Rokkan lecture during the next ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops in April 2019.

07/01/2019

Call for Papers - Social Movements and Parties in a Fractured Media Landscape

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The call for papers is now open for a two-day symposium held under the auspices of the journal ‘Information, Communication & Society’ (iCS) at the Centre on Social Movement Studies, 1-2 July 2019.

29/11/2018

Call for Papers - International Conference on Feminist Alliances

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The conference will focus on the role played by discourses, practices and politics in the construction and political consequences of feminist alliances with inequalities defined by class, race/ethnicity, citizenship, age, disability and sexuality.

Publications

Monograph - 2018

Political Strategies and Social Movements in Latin America. The Zapatistas and Bolivian Cocaleros

Leonidas Oikonomakis
This book investigates how social movements form their political strategies in their quest for social change and -when they shift from one strategy to another- why and how that happens.

Monograph - 2018

The Contentious Politics of Higher Education. Struggles and Power Relations within English and Italian Universities

Lorenzo Cini
Drawing on neo-institutionalist and social movement approaches, this book analyses the impact that recent student mobilizations have brought about within Italian and English universities in terms of student services, curriculum organization, and governance structures.