Conferences, workshop, festivals

07/2023 Easa AnthroFa and AoE Network Workshop Co-convenor, with Ingo W. Schröder, Sabine Teryngel, Andreas Streinzer and Ognjen Kojanic, of the Workshop: Capitalism, Fascism and the Environment. 3 and 4 July 2023, University of Cologne.

07/2022 EASA, Belfast  Co-convenor, with Ingo W. Schröder and Sabine Teryngel, of the panel: Can There Be an Antifascist Anthropology? [ANTHROFA Network Panel].

11/2021 [online]Easa AnthroFaNetwork, What’s in a Name? Coming to Terms with Fascism as a Concept. Organizers: Annika Lems, Ingo W. Schröder, Sabine Teryngel. The first workshop of the newly established EASA Network “Anthropology of Fascisms”.

10/2021 Beursschouwburg, The Big Conversation on Fighting Fascism, organised by Goethe-Institut Brüssel and Beursschouwburg, Bruxelles.

[canceled] 09/2021 Cambridge University, Learning from the fox: speech, politics, and new directions in the anthropology of Italy, Convened by Paolo Heywood, september 16-18, 2021 (postponed due to Covid19).

06/2021 CES Council for European Studies at Columbia University 24–26 June 2021, Reykjavik, Iceland (online). Paper title: A feminist ethnography for an anthropology of fascism. In Utopias and dystopias of social movements in Europe, Chair: Ana Ivasiuc and Agnes Gagyi.

05/2021 Festival di Antropologia, University of Bologna. Neofascismi, alt-right e derive identitarie: l’estrema destra in Italia, with Christian Raimo and Simone Fana (21/05/2021, online).

03/2021 IUAES Šibenik, Croatia, paper title: A feminist ethnography for a next generation anthropology of fascism. In Panel 101: Progressive / regressive visions of the future? Towards a dialectical ‘next generation anthropology’ of social movements. Chair: Ana Ivasiuc and Agnes Gagyi.

12/2020 University of Edinburgh, Interactive workshop, Far-right education politics and policy: towards an interdisciplinary research agenda, 3-4 December 2020 (online via Zoom). Session 3: movements and mobilisation. Paper title: Teaching anthropology and finding fascism back, in school. Reflections from an anthropology at the interstices between fascism and education. Organizers: Anna Pultar and Anja Giudici.

07/2020 EASA, Lisbon, paper title: Political, methodological and ethical challenges in “tanking the risk”. Reflections from an ethnography with a neo-fascist movement and its afterlife. In Panel 018, Researching Right-Wing Populism: Political, Methodological and Ethical Challenges. Organizers: Marion Naeser-Lather, Marion Hamm, Juraj Buzalka.

05/2020 For an Anthropology of Fascism, Panel of the Italian Node of DISTRIBUTE 2020 International Conferences, with Claudio Sopranzetti (CEU University) and Claudio Cadei (SMK Factory)
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10/2019: Freedom Festival, Théâtre National de Wallonie-Bruxelles, conférence-spectacle EXTREME/MALECANE : Méthodes et Anticorps, with Paola Pisciottano.

06/2019: Harvard Covering Hate Conference: Harvard Kennedy School, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. Panel: Research Round Up. Convenor: Joan Donovan.

04/2019: International Journalism Festival, Perugia, 4 aprile 2019: Neo-fascisti ed estrema destra nell’era giallo-verde, with Leonardo Bianchi (Vice News) and Paolo Berizzi (Repubblica)
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4/2018: Macerata UniFestival 2018: “Vecchi e nuovi fascismi: l’antifascismo parte dalla conoscenza”.

3/2018: Ethnography in time of Populism: Mind the Gap 2. AAU Klagenfurt University. Panel: Where do we come from? Preconceptions and analytic approaches.

11/2017: Freedom of research today: conflicts, practices, prospects. International Forum. 16-18 November 2017, Université Paris Diderot- Paris7. Organizers: David Adler, Anouk Colombani, Charlotte Dessaux, Anders Fjeld, François Reyssat, Aslı Telseren. Panel: Research in/on political conflicts, Chair: Anders Fjeld. Paper title: The Monitor of the freedom of research on fascism of yesterday and today.

12/2017: Dark Shadows International Workshop. University of Lausanne, Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland, December 7-9, 2017. Convened by Mark Goodale. Paper title: Millennial fascism, millennial squadrism: Violent myth and practice in third millennium fascism in Italy.

12/2016: Conference of Società Italiana Antropologia Applicata (SIAA), workshop Libertà di ricerca e ruolo dell’intellettuale oggi, coordinated by Sabrina Tosi Cambini: L’Osservatorio per la libertà di ricerca sui fascismi di ieri e di oggi.

03/2016: International Conference Populisme(s) en Europe, Université François Rabelais de Tours, Francia. Paper title: Sovranité: CasaPound Italia et Lega du Nord, nouvelles alliances pour les populistes italiens.

06/2014 : Conference Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa, Università di Bergamo, panel Etnografia dei movimenti populisti, coordinato da Marc Abélès e Lynda DeMatteo: Fascism as a shape of populism. Reflections from an anthropology of third millennium fascists.

03/2014 : Conference LEMS (Laboratorio di Etnografia dei Movimenti Sociali) : Ricerca attivista ed etnografia militante : nuove sperimentazioni nello studio socio-antropologico dei movimenti sociali, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia. Paper title: Quando la “giusta distanza” è “anticostituzionale” : riflessioni su di un’etnografia con i fascisti del terzo millennio.

Invited Lectures (selection)

04/2022: Laboratorio di Sociologia: Radicalismo politico. Logiche, fatti e interpretazioni prof. Luca Martignani. CdLM in Sociologia, Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche, Università di Bologna. Come si studiano i fenomeni collegati al radicalismo?

06/2019: Political Research Associate Seminar, coordinated by Tarso Luis Ramons and Kathryn Joyce, Actuality of third millennium fascism in Italy, Somerville, MA (USA).

11/2018: One to One Paola Pisciottano and Maddalena Gretel Cammelli. La Bellone, Maison du Spectacle. Bruxelles. 29/11/2018
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05/2017: Seminar Analyses critiques des réactualisations de l’imaginaire fasciste, coordinated by Valerio Coladonato, Lynda Dematteo, Francesca Martinez Tagliavia, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Parigi: Comment le parti CasaPound récupère et réélabore les références au fascisme historique dans ses diverses activités ?;

07/2016: Integration and Conflict Department Colloquium, coordinato da Sandra Calkins e John Eidson, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle (Saale): Fascism as a style of life. Toward an anthropology of a neo-fascist movement in Italy, discussant Nina Glick-Schiller;

05/2016: Università di Bergamo, book presentation Fascisti del terzo millennio: per un’antropologia di CasaPound, discussant: Domenico Perrotta (Università di Bergamo) and Elena Bougleux (Università di Bergamo);

05/2016: Seminar Les écritures en sciences sociales, coordinated by Jean Boutier and Laure Mouchard, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Marseille: L’écriture avant et après la thèse : méthodes et narrations d’une expérience ;

05/2016: Seminario Les écritures en sciences sociales, coordinated by Jean Boutier and Laure Mouchard, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Marseille: Étudier les fascistes du troisième millénaire : méthodologie d’une rencontre;

04/2016: Seminar Antropologia dei processi migratori, coordinated by Bruno Riccio, Università di Bologna: book presentation Fascisti del terzo millennio: per un’antropologia di CasaPound; discussant Luca Jourdan (Università di Bologna) and Valerio Romitelli (Università di Bologna);

03/2016: Seminar Antropologia Culturale, coordinated by Stefano Boni, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia: Metodologia della ricerca etnografica: riflessioni teoriche sulla capacità di acquisire documentazione”;

01/2016: Seminaire des doctorants de l’Iris, coordinated by Marion Maudet et Cécile Thomé, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Parigi : Étudier le fascisme du troisième millénaire : réflexions aux marges d’une anthropologie politique de l’actualité italienne ;

11/2015: Seminar Antropologia della globalizzazione, coordinated by Angela Biscaldi, Università Statale di Milano: book presentation Fascisti del terzo millennio: per un’antropologia di CasaPound;

11/2015: Seminar Antropologia Politica, coordinated by Stefano Boni, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia: book presentation Fascisti del terzo millennio: per un’antropologia di CasaPound.