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Andrea Mubi Brighenti is Professor of Social Theory and Space & Culture at the Department of Sociology,  University of Trento, Italy. Research topics broadly cover space-power-and-society.

He has published: – as Author, (with Mattias Kärrholm) Animated Lands. Studies in Territoriology (University of Nebraska Press, 2020); Teoria Sociale. Un percorso introduttivo (Meltemi, 2020), The Ambiguous Multiplicities: Materials, episteme and politics of some cluttered social formations (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), Visibility in Social Theory and Social Research (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) and Territori migranti [Migrant Territories. Space and Control of Global Mobility] (ombre corte, 2009):

– as Editor, (with Mattias Kärrholm) Urban Walls. Political and Cultural Meanings of Vertical Structures and Surfaces (Routledge, 2018); Urban Interstices. The Aesthetics and Politics of Spatial In-betweens (Ashgate, 2013); (with Ricardo Campos and Luciano Spinelli) Uma Cidade de Imagens (Mundos Sociais, 2012), The Wall and the City (professionaldreamers, 2009);

Besides various contributions to edited volumes, his articles have appeared in international peer-reviewed journals including Theory, Culture & Society; Culture, Theory and Critique; Critical Inquiry; Space and Culture; Urban Studies; Distinktion – Journal of Social Theory; Social Science Information; Contemporary Social Science; Surveillance and Society; Social & Cultural Geography; The Journal of Classical Sociology; The European Journal of Social Theory; Time & Society; The Journal of Urbanism; Thesis Eleven; The International Journal of Law in Context; Critical Sociology; Current Sociology; The Canadian Journal of Law and Society; Law and Critique.

He is the founder and editor of the independent online web journal lo Squaderno (www.losquaderno.net; on-going) and has launched the publishing project professionaldreamers (2009-2020).


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