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.
Asuccint and introductory presentation on Environmental Human Rights from a socio-cultural perspective.
A few notes and data elaboration on the relationship between COVID-19 epidemic, GDP and employment in Italy.
On the 2nd of April the EJ-Italy group virtually met for a collective thinking about justice in time of COVID-19.
On the 2nd of April I have been invited by Luca D'Eusebio during the laboratory on Pianificazione del Paesaggio at University of Rome "La Sapienza".
Work group on Climate Chance at the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies. I am expexted to present on "Urban Climate Agency in the post-political age".
A SPIN- Supporting Principal Investigator research project proposing a Europe-wide analysis of the mutual impact of Digital Social Innovation (DSI) and Urban Governance.