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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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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.