University of Milan Associate Professor, Department of International, Legal, Historical-Political Studies, University of Milan
About this speaker
Monica Massari is Associate Professor at the University of Milan where she teaches Sociology of Memory, Comparative Social Systems and Global Societies and Rights and is the Vice-Coordinator of the PhD Programme on Studies on Organized Crime. Her research activities have mostly addressed issues related to the relationships between globalization, violence and complex forms of crime and, since the early 2000s, she has been focussing on Mediterranean migration with a special focus on gender dynamics, the process of social construction of otherness and new forms of racism and discrimination in Europe. She is currently member of the Board of European Sociological Association-ESA Research Network on “Women and Gender Studies”. On organized crime and related topics she has recently co-edited the book Mafia Violence. Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in Camorra Clans (with V. Martone, Routledge 2019).