On the 9th of June I am presenting our research (with Paolo Giaccaria), titled "The creative tension between co-optation and resistance: myth or reality? Insights from urban gardeners’ experience in Rome", during at the H2020 RECOMS project.
As part of my course in Global Economic Systems at the University of Turin-ESOMAS, dr. Alessandro Tinti (University of Rome "La Sapienza") has given a compelling seminar titled "Crude Power. The political ecology of oil in the Kurdistan region of Iraq"
The Annual Conference of the Science, Technology and Society 2021 organised by the Graz University of Technology, the Inter-Disciplinary Research Centre for Technology, Work and Culture (IFZ) and the Institute of Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society (IAS-STS) is taking place online on the 3rd and 4th of May 2021. Amongst the several interesting sessions, I am chairing the B.1 Social Innovation Cha(lle)nging Digital Urban Governance stream.
A new short contributes of mine on Laura Conti's legacy has been published on SapereAmbiente and can be accessed here: "Con gli occhi di Laura. Uno sguardo scomodo sul presente".
On the 31st of March, 4-6 pm, I am taking part in the event in memory of Laura Conti, one of the most important italian ecologists (whose work is at the base of the EU Seveso Directive). The event (in italian) is organised by the online review SapereAmbiente and everybody is invited to join.
I am organising and will chair with Michela Lazzaroni a session on Piattaforme digitali, cibo e città [Digital platforms, food and the city] during the next online conference "Geography and Food" by the Italian Society of Geographical Studies. The conference will be held on the 10/11 June 2021 ( 9am-7pm) via webex.
On the 4th of February I'm giving a lecture to illustrate the origins, the development and the current transformation of the environmental movement in the Western World, following a decade of decline characterised by the apparent death of the environmentalism.
On the 28th of February, I'm giving a lecture on The Social Consequences of Climate Change during the training school "Per un approccio consapevole ad una contrattazione ambientalmente, socialmente ed economicamente sostenibile."
A short presentation of my research plan has been published on social media channels of the Department of Economic and Social Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, University of Turin.
On Friday January 22nd at 8 AM Pacific / 11 AM Eastern / 5 PM Europe I am discussing my research agenda on a critical geography of DSI at the Earth System Governance "New Technologies taskforce" webinar session.
The proceedings of the Conference of the IX Giornata di Studio "Oltre la globalizzazione" organised by the Società di Studi Geografici and titled "Boundaries/Confini" are now online.
Today, at the Decima Giornata di studio in Geografia economico-politica, I run the sessione "Dalla Geografia Digitale alle Geografie (critiche) del Digitale: dove siamo arrivati?" together with Antonello Romano and Paolo Giaccaria.
Selected hardcovers at Palgrave MacMillan on sale at a discount rate through Dec 31, 2020, including my Postenvironmentalism. A Material Semiotic Perspective on Living Spaces, 2016.
WG1 report of the EU project Energy Shift on renewable energy and social science research is now out.
As part of the Festival "Terra Madre", on the 25th of Nov. 2020 at 4pm CET the new volume “Lo spazio delle politiche locali del cibo: esperienze, temi e prospettive” is debated during Terra Madre Festival - accessible online.
Today, I gave an Introductory presentation on the meaning and debated definition of Energy Justice in scholarly research t the CEDEC Virtual Annual Congress.
Can critical forms of social innovation answer Swyngedow’s interrogative about what happens after the momentum of outspoken rebellion gestures? Can these give substance to the claims expressed in the extra-ordinary events?
We have launched today a new call for papers for a Special issue on Digital Platforms and Socio-Spatial Justice in the (post-)pandemic city in Digital Geography and Society.
I have been invited by ASUD. Ecologia and Cooperazione NGO to give a lecture during the first level Master in Environmental Humanities held at the University La Sapienza, Rome (module on Environmental Conflicts and Climate Crisis).