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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 covers broadly space-power-and-society issues.

He has published: – as Author, (Bloomsbury, 2023) Elias Canetti and Social Theory. The Bond of Creation; (with Mattias Kärrholm) Animated Lands. Studies in Territoriology (University of Nebraska Press, 2020); Teoria Sociale. Un percorso introduttivo [Social Theory. An Introduction] (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, The New Politics of Visibility (Intellect Books, 2022);  (with Mattias Kärrholm) Territories, Environments, Politics: Explorations in Territoriology (Routledge, 2022); (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/Routledge, 2016); (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; Thesis Eleven; Distinktion – Journal of Social Theory; Social Science Information; Current Sociology; Contemporary Social Science; Sociologica; The Journal of Classical Sociology; The European Journal of Social Theory; Critical Sociology; Time & Society; Space and Culture; Visual Studies; Urban Studies; Surveillance and Society; Social & Cultural Geography; Territory, Politics, Governance; The Journal of Urbanism; The International Journal of Law in Context; Law and Critique.

He is the founder and editor of the independent online web journal lo Squaderno (www.losquaderno.net), and the book series Terrae-X.


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