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The social life of measures

Now published in Theory, Culture & Society Abstract Issues of measure and measurement, and their relation to value and values, are of concern in several major threads in contemporary social theory and social research. In this paper, the notion of ‘measure-value environments’ is introduced as a theoretical lens through which the life of measures can […]

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Imitation, Contagion, Suggestion: Rethinking the Social Conference at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark 28–29 May 2015

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La démocratie à l’heure des visibilités hiérarchisées

“La démocratie à l’heure des visibilités hiérarchisées” dans T. Fabre (Coord.) La Cité en danger ? Dictature, transparence et démocratie – Rencontres d’Averroès #19. Marseille: Editions Parenthèses.

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La grande immagine e l’immaginina

(Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org) La grande immagine e l’immaginina as appeared in Marco Pasini e Fabio La Rocca (a cura di) Confronti visuali: una ricerca interdisciplinare. Roma: Aracne.

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Roundtable | Entre renaissance citoyenne et transparence politique

I’ve been invited at a roundtable at Les Rencontres d’Averroès (Marseille), titled “Entre renaissance citoyenne et transparence politique. Révolution numérique ou contrôle des libertés ?” More details here : http://www.rencontresaverroes.net/nsite/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=93&Itemid=10 * The debate has also been recently broadcasted at the French National Radio Franceculture : http://www.franceculture.fr/emission-culturesmonde-pensees-mediterraneennes-la-citoyennete-a-l’heure-du-numerique-12-2012-12-11 Posted also on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuZv9WBXqdM

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Le nuove politiche di visibilità in rete

Pubblicato in Cosmopolis, VI, 2/2011 La maggior parte delle critiche mosse contro i mass media e la società di massa durante il corso del ventesimo secolo sono state, come ben si sa, critiche rivolte contro la passività, l’anomia e l’alienazione del fruitore. Tali effetti venivano imputati in primo luogo al diagramma stesso del flusso di […]

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New Media and Urban Motilities: A Territoriologic Point of View

Urban Studies April 12, 2011 doi: 10.1177/0042098011400771 Abstract. The paper aims to contribute to the study of new media technologies in urban environments. It unfolds at two levels, epistemological and substantive. First, it discusses the issue of the conceptual tools that we can deploy to understand new media, arguing in favour of notions and methods […]

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The Wall and the Mobile Phone. Organising, Governing, Resisting

in Giovanna Sonda, Claudio Coletta, Francesco Gabbi (eds.) Urban Plots, Organizing Cities. Farnham: Ashgate, pp. 23-34. .

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New Media and the Prolongations of Urban Environments

Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies November 2010 16: 471-487, doi:10.1177/1354856510375528 http://con.sagepub.com/content/16/4/471 Abstract The article addresses the relationships between new media and public urban environments. It advances an anti-reductionist argument, which seeks to understand the material and the immaterial as two irreducible yet intertwined layers or levels of the social sphere. […]

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Artveillance: At the Crossroads of Art and Surveillance

Surveillance & Society, Vol 7, No 2 (2010) http://library.queensu.ca/ojs/index.php/surveillance-and-society/article/view/artveillance PDF version here . In this article I review a series of artworks, artistic performances and installations that deal with the topic of surveillance. My aim is twofold. On the one hand, I want to look comparatively at how different artists interrogate, question, quote, or criticize surveillance […]

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