Public talks and Events

 

CrowdUSG final seminarInvited Seminars and Lectures

2019 “Exploring Digital Social Participation for Urban Governance” School of Engineering, The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

2019 “Exploring Digital Social Participation for urban governance in Ghent”, Ghent University – Urban Academy, Belgium

2019 “Space matters! Just Sustainability through Participatory planning”,  Planning Department, University of Groningen, Netherlands

2019 “Environmental Human Rights and Conflicts” in Master in Human Rights and Conflict Management, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy

2018 “Diversified Agency, Contested Empowerment and Socio-environmental Conflicts. An exploration of citizen participation in global governance”, School of International Studies, Trento University , Italy

2018 Panel discussion The New Network Economy – Impact Investment for a Sustainable Society”, Crowdsourcing Week Arctic//Europe 2018, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

2017 “Vuoi una città più verde? Clicca mi piace e condividi! Sostenibilità e Partecipazione nel web interattivo”, Bright Night Toscana – European Researcher’s Night, SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2017 “CROWD_USG. Crowdsourcing urban sustainability governance” MSCA project initial seminar, Centre for Sustainable Development CDO, Ghent University, Belgium

2017 “Cultivating justice? A critical analysis of the correlation between Political Gardening and Spatial Injustice in Rome” (with F. Martellozzo), PhD seminar series, MEMOTEF Department, University of Rome “La Sapienza” , Italy

2017 “Pianificazione Strategica Partecipata”, Advanced Education Course in “Politica ed amministrazione negli enti locali”, SSSUP Pisa, Italy

2016 “Participation models in smart communities”, PhD course in Complexity Management, SSSUP – Gran Sasso Science Institute, Pisa , Italy

2016 “Esplorare il “lato oscuro” della pianificazione”, BA course on Art&Politics,  SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2016 “Is Urban Gardening catalyzing a revolution in the governance of public spaces? Insights from Rome informal planning practices”, Seminar Series, BOKU University, Wien, Austria

2016 “Business, Environmental Conflict and Human Rights” in international BA course on Business and Society, Dep. of Management, University of Pisa, Italy

2015 “Locale al globale, andata e ritorno. Il vino come protagonista dei processi di globalizzazione socio-culturale ed economica”, Slow Food – EXPO2015, Milano, Italy

2015 “Business and the Environment” in International BA course on Business and Society, Dep. of Management, University of Pisa, Italy

2015 “Crowdsourcing and Action Research”, Institute of Management, PhD lunch seminar, SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2015 “Participation models in smart communities: crowdsourcing and participatory planning”, PhD course in Complexity Management, Gran Sasso Science Institute, L’Aquila, Italy

2015 “Spontaneous smartness. Smart city as an emerging effect of bottom-up crowdsourcing processes”, Open Space Research Center Seminar Series, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

2015 “Geografia in prospettiva interculturale”, progetto A scuola di diversità Pluralismo, intercultura, inclusione, diritti, Istituto Alfieri-Bertagnini, Massa, Italy

2014 “Informal planning and Urban Sustainability”, joint MA in Environmental Management and Master in Landscape Planning, University of Camerino & SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2014 “On the rise, decline and transformation of global environmental thinking” in MA course, SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2013 “Business and environmental principles” in International BA course on Business and Society, Dep. of Management, University of Pisa, Italy

2013  “Is sustainability sustainable?” in PhD course, SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2012  “Environmental Justice” in Global Environment Summer Academy, Rachel Carson Center, LMU, Munich, Germany

2012 “Mapping injustice/cultivating justice. Critical gardening and environmental justice in Rome”, Lunchtime colloquia, Rachel Carson Center, LMU, Munich, Germany

2012 “Orti urbani, giardini condivisi e guerrilla gardening: nuove forme di pianificazione urbana condivisa”, Sant’Anna Sciente Cafè, SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2012 Non-extractive policies as a path to environmental justice? The case of the Yasunì Park in Ecuador in PhD course, SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2011 “La trasformazione dello spazio pubblico nell’età della globalizzazione” in PhD course, SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2010 “Standing-up vineyards. The political relevance of Tuscan wine production”, University of Gastronomic Sciences, Bra-Cuneo, Italy

2010 “Environmental Justice and Poverty Relief. The Green Belt Movement case” in PhD course, SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2010  “Food Security and Food Sovereignty” in PhD course, SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2010 “Diritto al cibo, Sicurezza Alimentare e Sovranità Alimentare” in MA course, Dep. of Agronomy, University of Pisa, Italy

2010 “La lotta alla povertà nella prospettiva della giustizia ambientale” in PhD course, SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2009 “Environmental conflicts and social movements: building-up democratic participation through cooperation projects” in MA course, Dep. of Sciences for Peace, University of Pisa, Italy

2009 “Challenging Conventional Environmental Politics. Notes on a Material Semiotic approach to Place Authenticity”, National University of Singapore

2009 “Territorial identity between the local and the global” in PhD course, SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2008 “Politiche dello spazio, geografie dell’identità” in PhD course, SSSUP, Pisa.

2008 “Material Politics: an introduction” in PhD Seminar Series, SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2007“Environmental politics and place authenticity” in ESRC/NERC Interdependence Seminar Series, University of Sheffield, UK

2007 “Acqua pubblica o acqua privata? Dalla desacralizzazione alla privatizzazione”  in PhD course, SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2006 “The rising of environmentalist movements and some philosophical implications of environmental claims” in ECPR Summer School on Environmental Politics, University of Keele, UK

2006 “Spazi rurali, reti sociali” in MA course, University of Pisa, Dep. of Economics

2006 “Sviluppo rurale tra sostenibilità ambientale e sociale” in PhD course, SSSUP, Pisa, Italy

2005 “Mesmis Framework e Agroecologia”, in MA course, Dep. of Economics, University of Pisa, Italy

2005 “Sostenibilità sociale e ambientale”, Arsia – Tuscany Region, Florence, Italy

Presentation in International Conferences and Workshops

2019 “Digital social participation transforming urban governance. A scenario building exercise in Ghent”, Royal Geographical Society with IBG Annual Conference, London

2019 “Crowdsourcing as social innovation for urban sustainability governance in Europe”, EU SPRI Conference 2019, Rome

2019 “Co-creating, commoning, sharing. Digital participation for urban sustainability governance in Ghent”, EUGEO Conference 2019, National University of Ireland, Galway

2018 “Assemble, mobilize, impact! Gentenaars’way to digital social innovation”, UGent Dag van de Wetenshap, MIAT, Gent

2018 “Much ado about nothing? A critical investigation of crowdsourcing for urban governance in Europe”, Royal Geographical Society with IBG Annual Conference, Cardiff

2018 Panel discussion The New Network Economy – Impact Investment for a Sustainable Society”, Crowdsourcing Week Arctic//Europe 2018, Luleå University of Technology

 2018 Much Ado About Nothing? Crowdsourcing for Public Governance in the European R&I Context”, Crowdsourcing Week Arctic//Europe 2018, Luleå University of Technology

2017 “Cultivating justice? A critical analysis of the correlation between Political Gardening and Spatial Injustice in Rome”, 2017 Lund Conferenceon Earth System Governance, Lund University

2017 “The spatial distribution of Urban Gardening and Spatial Injustice. In between social-economic and environmental determinants”, Royal Geographical Society with IBG Annual Conference, London

2017 “Crowdsourcing the city agglomerate for sustainability governance”, Conference on “Participatory Urbanism”, COST Action TU1204  People Friendly Cities in a Data Rich World, Bruxelles

2016 “A new season for planning. Urban Gardening as Informal Planning in Rome”, “Growing in the Cities. Interdisciplinary perspective on urban gardening”, University of Applied Science Northwestern Switzerland, Basel

2016 “The informal planning of urban green space toward sustainability transition”, Royal Geographical Society with IBG Annual Conference, London

2016 “Beyond Post-environmentalism”, European Consortium for Political Research – Joint Sessions of Workshop, Environmental Politics Group, Pisa

2016 “An exploration of the relationship between Environmental Human Rights and CSR”, Workshop “Multinational Business Companies and Human Rights”, University of Pisa

2015 “Rethinking Attractiveness. The transformation of tangible and intangible factors in post-rural Chianti”, 2nd  workshop “Gastronomy and Local Development”, Goupe Soup de Co, La Rochelle

2015 “ Spontaneous smartness. Smart city as an emerging effect of bottom-up agency”, Royal Geographical Society with IBG Annual Conference, University of Exeter

2015 “Crowdsourcing urban sustainability. Data, people and technologies in participatory governance”, Plenary Conference COST Action TU1204  People Friendly Cities in a Data Rich World, Glasgow School of Architecture

 2014 “Chianti Experiences. Turning a post-rural region into a listening territory”, Royal Geographical Society with IBG Annual Conference, Imperial College London

2014 “Crowdsourcing urban sustainability. Data, people and technologies in participatory governance”, International Geographical Union Regional Conference, University of Krakow

2014 “Chianti Experiences. Turning a post-rural region into a listening territory”,  International Geographical Union Regional Conference, University of Krakow

2014  “Risks & Opportunities of Private Sector Reporting & Targeting for CBD Resource Mobilization: a Global Compact view”, EU Experts Workshop “Advancing together on Biodiversity Resource Mobilization and preparing the CBD COP PyeongChang”, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rome

2014 “Informal planning for resilience.
 Suggestions from urban gardening in Ghent”, International workshop Resilient Landscape, Inter-universitary Research Center Territory and Landscape Planning, Abbadia Fiastra(MC)

2014 “Urban gardening as a planning opportunity in mid-cities”,  3rd Plenary Session COST Action TU1201 Urban Allotment Gardens, National Laboratory for Civil Engineering, Lisboa

2013 “Wine Experience. Social mapping wine tourism”, Great Wine Capitals Network, Annual general conference, San Francisco and Napa Valley (invited speaker)

2013 “Crowdsourcing urban sustainability. Data, people and technologies in participatory governance”, Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems – SDEWES Conference, University of Dubrovnik

2013 “Chianti Experiences. Crowdsourcing wine tourism in a post-rural region”, Emotional geographies conference, University of Groningen

2012 “Living space. A political interpretation of the urban gardening”, International Geographical Union Regional Conference, University of Koeln

2012 “From colonial botany to public gardens. The influence of scientific paradigms in the shaping of modern cityscape”, Space, Politics and the Environment, Science Museum of London and RCC, London

2011 “Tuscany in between. Local identity, wine production and global networks”, First Wine and Food Tourism Conference, Scuola Italiana Alta Formazione di Volterra, SSSUP

2010 “Is sustainability ‘sustainable’? Crisis and transformation of the contemporary environmental theory”, Crisis, Rupture and Anxiety International Conference, Salford University

 2010 “The Brunello affaire. A material-semiotic investigation into Tuscan wine production”, Royal Geographical Society with IBG Annual Conference, Imperial College London

2010 “Scientific truth and social truth. The normalisation of environmental politics”, Royal Geographical Society with IBG Annual Conference, Imperial College of London

2010 “Urban gardening as a Post-Environmentalist practice”, Urban Green Space Colloquium, Leeds Metropolitan University

 2009 “Politics of places. Conventional environmental politics and the space of antagonism”, Conference The Politics of Space and Place, Centre for Applied Philosophy, University of Brighton

 2009 “Being globally local: power-geometries in post-global space”, Global Studies Association, Royal Holloway University of London

2009 “Environmental issues: a space for democracy”, Space, Contestation and the Political: A Workshop on Planning, Development and Resistance, ETH – University of Zurich

 2008 “Exclusive and Inclusive Authenticity. A criticism of conventional environmental politics”, Annual conference in Political Theory – Green Politics Workshop , Manchester Metropolitan University

 2008 “Environmental politics for an inclusive authenticity of Places”, International Conference Political Studies Association, Swansea University

 2007 “Authentic places, local identities and Environmental Discourses”; International Conference “Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship”, Inter-disciplinary Net, Mansfield College, Oxford

2007 “The evaluation of sustainability of organic farms in Tuscany”, International Conference on Environment: Survival or Sustainability – ESS, Near East University, Larnaca, Cyprus

Invited speaker in Italian Conferences and Workshops

2019“Postambientalismo”, PhD Seminar Series Postumanismo, postantropocentrismo, postambientalismo, University of Milan

2018 “Pratiche di co-innovazione sociale nelle città Europee”, seminar “Le periferie, un luogo di possibile aggregazione sociale”, SSSUP, Pisa

2017 “The spatial distribution of Urban Gardening and Spatial Injustice. In between social-economic and environmental determinants” (with F. Martellozzo), XXIII Congresso geografico italiano, Associazione dei geografi italiani, University Roma Tre

2017 “Processi co-generativi di pianificazione e governance delle infrastrutture verdi. Il caso dell’ex-Snia Viscosa a Roma”, workshop “Infrastrutture verdi e blu nel progetto della città contemporanea”, Biennale dello Spazio Pubblico, University Roma Tre

2015 “La rivoluzione dell’“urban gardening”. Verso una pianificazione e gestione condivisa degli spazi verdi comuni a Roma”, Società di studi geografici, 5° Giornata di studio “Commons/Comune”, University “La Sapienza” di Roma

2015 Scienza: tra potere e natura. L’eredità di Laura Conti”, wokshop Il dominio sulle donne e la natura. Critiche femministe all’economia e alla scienza, University Venice Ca’Foscari

2015 “Pianificazione informale per città resilienti”, workshop Città Resilienti, spazi pubblici e nuovi attori della rigenerazione urbana, Biennale dello Spazio Pubblico, University Roma Tre

2015 “Una nuova stagione della pianificazione urbana”, workshop Green Governance, Biennale dello Spazio Pubblico, University Roma Tre

2014 “Pianificazione informale: un nuovo strumento per la trasformazione partecipata dello spazio pubblico?”, Società di studi geografici, 4° Giornata di studio “Conflitti/Conflicts”, University of Florence

2010 Speech given at the round table Per un’ecologia della mente, University Rome Tre

2010 “Riflessioni sul paesaggio. Territorio, appartenenza e trasformazione”, La Convenzione Europea sul Paesaggio nel decennale della sua approvazione, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa

2009 “Il valore della differenza nell’elaborazione del principio di uguaglianza: note su spazio e logiche del riconoscimento”, II Political Philosophy Symposium, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa

2009 “La retorica del locale”, Regole della Produzione Locale e Mercato Globale, SSSUP, Pisa

2008 “Produzione alimentare e identità del territorio ”, Cibo e Conflitti,  Science for Peace Department , University of Pisa

2008 “Authentic places. Inclusiveness and Exclusiveness”, XXVII Conferenza Italiana di Scienze Regionali AISRE , University of Bari

2008 “L’istituzionalizzazione della politica ambientale”; Conferenza Tutela dell’ambiente tra scienza e società, SSSUP, Pisa

2008 “Autenticità locale e multiculturalismo”, Political Philosophy Symposium, IUSS, Pavia

Non-academic Speeches and Presentations

2019 Presentation of the report “Verso un’interpretazione inclusiva del concetto di Sicurezza Urbana”, Futuro!, Livorno

2018 “Disuguaglianze ambientali – disuguaglianze sociali”, National Consultative Workshop at Legambiente Nazionale ONG, Rome

2017 “Le sfide della green society”, National Consultative Workshop at Legambiente Nazionale ONG, Rome

2017 “Is participation enough to account for dissensus in electric grid projects generation? Limits and opportunities for stakeholders’ engagement”, Ricerche sul Sistema Energetico s.r.l., Milano

2014 “Vino 2.0. Social mapping e crowdsourcing per la pianificazione e promozione territoriale”, Gli stati generali della formazione in Val di Cornia, Scuola Sant’Anna – Comune di Piombino, Piombino

2013 “Pensare l’ambiente. Nascita, critica e trasformazione dell’ambientalismo internazionale”, TrentAnni di Ambientalismo, Legambiente NGO – Comune di Taranto

2013 “La visione scientifica di Laura Conti”, Per un nuovo ambientalismo, Associazione Gli Asini /Lo straniero, Venezia

2013 “Laura Conti: ambientalista ante litteram”, Festival Vicino/Lontano, Udine

2012 Ambientarsi in Italia, presentation of the book Laura Conti, La Spezia, Piano terra-Murati vivi, Marola (SP)

2012 Presentation of the book Laura Conti, Zero Emission , Rome

2012 “Spazio urbano, giustizia sociale e giardinaggio critico”, Terrafutura, Firenze

2011 Opening speech at the workshop “Laura Conti. Scienziata, ambientalista, narratrice” Casa Internazionale delle Donne, Roma

2010 Speech given at the Round Table “Mediterraneo un mare piccolo”, Tuscany Regional Administration, Firenze

2009 “Ecologismo e principio femminile”, Il filo verde di Arianna: donne ed ecologia, Legambiente ONG, Roma

Events organisation and chairing

2019 Jeffersonian aperitif organisation and chairing “Coltivare la città. Spazio pubblico, cittadinanza attiva e nuove ecologie urbane”, Hortus Urbis, Rome

2017 Session organization and chairing “The Politics of Urban Climate Futures: Increasing Agency and Contested Empowerment – Urban Governance Book Project” (with J. van der Heijden, H. Bulkeley), Lund Conferenceon Earth System Governance, Lund University

2017 Event organization “Bright Night of Researchers – Toscana 2017”, SSSUP, Pisa

2017 Session organization and chairing “Making Injustice visible: cross-disciplinary representational techniques and processes of Spatial&Environmental Injustice and Environmental Conflicts” (with F. Martellozzo), Royal Geographical Society with IBG Annual Conference, sponsored by Geographies of Justice Research Group, RGS London

2017 Double session organization and chairing “Giustizia spaziale, conflitti ambientali e loro rappresentazione” (with F. Martellozzo), XXIII Congresso geografico italiano, Associazione dei geografi italiani, Università Roma 3

2014 Meeting organization, coordination and chairing “Management Committee and Working groups Meeting”, COST Action TU1204 “People friendly city in a data rich world”, SSSUP (about  60 members participants)

2014 Ideation and coordination of the “Short-term Scientific Missions in Lucca” program, COST Action TU1204 “People friendly city in a data rich world” (5 international researchers participating, organization of 15 interviews with key actors in local planning processes)

2013 Session organization and chairing “Gardens as productive spaces: New perspectives from Europe, the United States, and Australasia”, European Society for Environmental History Conference, RCC-LMU, Munich

2010 Conference organization “Western Conceptual Vocabulary and Intercultural Translation”, SSSUP, Pisa

2010 Panel organization and chairing “Science, Politics and the Nature of Environmental Debate” (with Sébastien Nobert), Royal Geographical Society with IBG Conference, Imperial College of London

2010 Conference organization “The religions in the era of globalisation”, SSSUP, Pisa

2010 Conference organization and chairing “Caminar Preguntando. Ricerca partecipata e democrazia del movimenti”, ASud NGO, Tuscany Regional Administration

2010 Conference organization and chairing “El Camino de la Calabra”, ASud NGO, Municipality of Pisa

2009 Conference organization and chairing “Tutela dell’ambiente tra scienza e società”, SSSUP, Pisa

2005 Session organization and chairing “Guerra e Ambiente”, Peace Sciences Dep., University of Pisa, Pisa

2004 Conference organization and chairing “Capovolgere il debito. Per un’economia dei diritti”, A Sud NGO, Bologna (chair)

2003 Conference organization “In difesa della Pachamama. A seminar with Oscar Oliveira”, A Sud NGO, Rome

2003 Conference organization and chairing “Ripensare il dopo-sviluppo. A seminar with Serge Lathouce”, ASud NGO, Viterbo