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The Centre on Social Movement Studies

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Research Fellow

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Javier Alcalde
Research Fellow
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Massimiliano Andretta
Research Fellow
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Lorenzo Bosi
Research Fellow
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Manuela Caiani
Research Fellow
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Pietro Castelli Gattinara di Zubiena
Research Fellow
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Diego Ceccobelli
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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Teije Hidde Donker
Research Fellow
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Konstantinos Eleftehriadis
Research Fellow
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Andrea Felicetti
Research Fellow
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Cesar Guzman-Concha
Research Fellow
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Bogumila Hall
Research Fellow
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Hara Kouki
Research Fellow
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Linda Lund Pedersen
Research Fellow
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Arianna Mainardi
Research Fellow
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Alice Mattoni
Research Fellow
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Georgia Mavrodi
Research Fellow
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Chiara Milan
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Lorenzo Mosca
Research Fellow
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Francis O' Connor
Research Fellow
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Leonidas Oikonomakis
Research Fellow
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Elena Pavan
Research Fellow
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Andrea L. P. Pirro
Research Fellow
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Emin Poljarevic
Research Fellow
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Mario Quaranta
Research Fellow
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Herbert Reiter
Research Fellow
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Daniel Ritter
Research Fellow
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Eduardo Romanos
Research Fellow
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Davide Serafino
Research Fellow
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Anna Subirats Ribas
Research Fellow
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Emiliano Treré
Research Fellow
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Sanjin Uležić
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Markos Vogiatzoglou
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Stefania Voli
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Lorenzo Zamponi
Research Fellow

News

25/08/2017

Donatella Della Porta con Yanis Varoufakis alla 13esima conferenza ESA

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Wednesday, August 30th (8pm-9.30pm) professor della Porta, who directs the Center on Social Movement Studies(Cosmos), will dialogue with Yanis Varoufakis, Greek Minister of Finance during the first Tsipras government, about the future of Europe and the social consequences of neoliberal economies

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

Publications

Monograph - 2018

Social Movements and Civil War : When Protests for Democratization Fail

Donatella della Porta, Teije Hidde Donker , Bogumila Hall , Emin Poljarevic
This book investigates the origins of civil wars which emerge from failed attempts at democratization. The main aim of this volume is to develop a theoretical explanation of the conditions under which and the mechanisms through which social movements' struggles for democracy ends up in civil war.

Journal Article - 2017

Successful student activism in contemporary Italian universities

Lorenzo Cini
This article assesses the strategies that the Italian student activists adopted in order to influence the revision process of the governance structure of their universities in 2011