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The Centre on Social Movement Studies

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Raffaele Marchetti

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Raffaele Marchetti (Laurea, Rome; PhD, London) is assistant professor in International Relations  at LUISS where he holds a Jean Monnet European Module on   EU’s Engagement with Civil Society  . His research interest concerns global politics and governance, transnational civil society, and democracy. He was scientific coordinator of FP6 project  SHUR. Human Rights in Conflicts: The Role of Civil Society  ; and was Fellow at the EUI, the Italian CNR, and in the Network of Excellent  GARNET. Global Governance, Regionalisation & Regulation.  He was also research contractor for the FP6 project DEMOS. Democracy in Europe and the Mobilization of Society  , and the EUISS  He taught at LSE, American University of Rome, John Cabot University, Universitè de Geneve, and University of Naples L’Orientale. He carried out research at University of Exeter, University of Nottingham, and University of Urbino. In 2005, he received the  Lawrence S. Finkelstein Award  by the International Studies Association-ISA, Section on International Organization  . Among his recent publications:  La politica della globalizzazione  (Mondadori, forth. 2013);  Contemporary Political Agency: Theory and Practice (co-ed. Routledge, 2013),  Global Democracy: Normative and Empirical Perspectives  (co-ed., Cambridge University Press, 2011). His articles appeared, among other journals, in Constellations, Ethics and International Affairs  Global Society, Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, International Studies Review, and Review of International Studie  He is currently completing a book on  The Other Side of Global Politics: Goals, Strategies, and Impact of Civil Society Mobilizations  and working on a long-term project on  Constructing Global Legitimacy. The Competition for World Order

 

 

Research interests: global politics, globalization, global governance, transnational civil society, and and democracy

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08/06/2017

Call for Papers - Cosmos Conference "The Contentious Politics of Higher Education. Student Movements in Late Neoliberalism"

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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.

19/05/2017

Video available for the International Conference – Beyond Borders: Refugees and Struggles in Europe Mobilization, Solidarity and Political Challenges in the Long Summer of Migration

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Watch the video of the International Conference – Beyond Borders, which was held at Palazzo Strozzi on May 12, 2017

19/05/2017

Marco Deseriis wins Best Paper Award at the Cedem17 Conference for e-Democracy & Open Government

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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)

Publications

Journal Article - 2017

Comparing Digital Protest Media Imaginaries: Anti-Austerity Movements in Greece, Italy & Spain

Emiliano Treré, Sandra Jeppensen and Alice Mattoni
Drawing on 60 semi­-structured interviews with activists involved in anti-austerity protests, the article brings together social movement studies and communications theories to compare digital protest media imaginaries in Greece, Spain and Italy

Journal Article - 2017

Technopopulism: The Emergence of a Discursive Formation

Marco Deseriis
This article argues that technopopulism is an emerging discursive formation that arises from the convergence of two preexisting discourses: populism and technolibertarianism. Whereas these discourses are historically distinct the global financial crisis and the 2011 wave of struggles precipitated the political conditions for their intersection and hybridization.