GRAZIOLI Margherita

Margherita Grazioli is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Urban Studies at the Social Sciences Unit, GSSI. Previously, she was a teaching fellow in the School of Business of the University of Leicester (UK) where she also got her PhD. Her thesis was about the practices of self-organisation, mobilisation and social reproduction enacted by squatters for housing purposes and Housing Rights Movements in the capital city of Rome (Italy), investigated through qualitative and ethnographic methodologies. Her current research interest beholds the formal and informal practices of local governance of the housing emergency actioned by Rome’s local municipalities in relation to housing squatters, urban social movements and civil society’s subjects (i.e. trade unions and associations). She has published articles in international peer-reviewed journals such as Citizenship Studies, Voluntas and Quaderni U3, while co-writing and networking with other scholars concerned with the same subject area.

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  • Area: Social Sciences
  • Education

    Bachelor Degree: Political Sciences Faculty, Università Statale di Milano (Italy)
    Master Degree: International Relations Faculty, AlmaMater Studiorum Università degli Studi di Bologna (Italy)
    PhD: School of Business, University of Leicester (UK)

  • Keywords: Housing policies; urban squatting; urban geography; urban governance; right to the city
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