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).
Our new co-edited (me, Mark Dyer and Antonella Passani) special issue of Urban Planning is finally out. It includes a compelling collection of papers dealing with the role of social innovators in urban planning and design.
From the 5th to the 9th of October 2020 I am joining colleagues from all over Europe in the DigiTranScope Autumn Institute 2020 titled Governance of Digitally Transformed Societies, a research project of the JRC (Joint Research Centre), Centre for Advanced Studies at the European Commission.
Today is the first day of our International Workshop "Quietly Standing Out" organised by Université de Montreal that invite international scholars to join a collective discussion on the alternatives forms of socio-political engagement (from do-it- yourself and lifestyle politics to day-to-day citizen experiments, quiet activism and self- governance).
My new article, tited "Digital Social Innovation and Urban Space: A critical geography agenda" is forthcoming in a special issue of Urban Planning (vol.5/4) on The City of Digital Social Innovators. It claims we need a critical geographical perspective to appreciate the spatial, social and poltical implications of Digital Social Innovation, and proposes a research agenda toward it.
We invite abstract for the session "Dalla Geografia Digitale alle Geografie (critiche) del Digitale: dove siamo arrivati?", at the Decima Giornata di studio in Geografia economico-politica (University of Florence, online), 11th Dec 2020. Call and conference in Italian (but contributes in english are also considered): Dalla Geografia Digitale alle Geografie (critiche) del Digitale: dove siamo... Continue Reading →
The second edition of Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance edited by Jean-Frederic Morin and Amandine Orsini is now out.
I recently joined the Digital Geographies Research Group at the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers.
Zappata Romana's project “Coltiviamo la città, un orto per quartiere” is being presented today, 10th of June 11am at the Rome City Council, Urban Planning Commission.
The final workshop of EU project Energy Shift is taking place on the 8th of June 2020 to discussions on policy for just energy transitions.
First webinar of the COST Action CA18236 "SHIINE - Multi-disciplinary Innovation for Social Change" took place online on the 5th of June in association with Burgas Free University and kicked off the collaborative research for the next years.
Urban Gardening as Politics is now available for seven days of free access between now and the 14th of June
Europeana, the digital archive of European history, promoted by the European Commission, provides access to 50 million digitised items.