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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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21/06/2019

Call for papers: "The Nation and the Radical Left - Practices and Discourses of National Identity in Left-Wing Politics"

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The call for papers is now open for a conference on national identities and left-wing politics.

18/06/2019

Call for papers: “Class without consciousness” – The Politics of Fragmented Class Identities

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The call for papers is now open for a two-day conference on class and identities at the Scuola Normale Superiore on 14-15 November 2019

05/03/2019

A dialogue on labour, trade unions and conflicts

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On the 22nd of March, from 4pm to 7pm, Donatella della Porta (Scuola Normale Superiore) and Maurizio Landini (Secretary General of CGIL) will discuss about labour, trade unions and conflicts.

Publications

Journal Article - 2019

Ballots and barricades enhanced: far‐right ‘movement parties’ and movement‐electoral interactions

Andrea Pirro
This contribution enhances our understanding of the contemporary far right by focusing on the neglected links between movements and elections within the broader context of contention.

Journal Article - 2019

From the Rainy Place to the Burnt Palace: How Social Movements Form their Political Strategies. The Case of the Six Federations of the Tropic of Cochabamba

Leonidas Oikonomakis
Exploring the case of the cocaleros of the Chapare, this article argues that more emphasis should be placed on mechanisms that are internal to the movements, such as: (a) the resonance of other political experiences at home and abroad, (b) internal struggles for ideological hegemony, and (c) the political formation of their grassroots.