ISS Seminar: Post-work and ecology

Wednesday 27th January 2021 (12:00-13:00)

With Luigi Pellizzoni (Università di Pisa).

Open to all, join via MS Teams.


Luigi Pellizzoni is professor of Sociology of the Environment at the University of Pisa, Italy. He has taught at the Universities of Trieste, IUAV Venice and the International School for Advanced Studies (ISAS).

Recent visiting includes the Centre for the Study of Environmental Change (CSEC), Lancaster University, UK. Appointments comprise a two-term service in the Executive Committee of ESA (2011-2013 and 2013-2015). He has an extensive record of research at international level and authored about 140 publications. His theoretical and empirical interests are located at the intersection of environmental challenges, techno-science advancement and the transformation of governance.

In the last years he has been developing a research program on the reciprocal affections of novel takes on materiality and the governmental rationality of late capitalism, results of which are accounted for in articles, book chapters and the book "Ontological Politics in a Disposable World: The New Mastery of Nature" (Routledge, 2016). He is presently working on new social mobilizations, post-work, anticipatory governance and alternative ways of relating with the world. He is the coordinator of the research group and community of discussion “Politics Ontologies Ecologies”.

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Institute for Science and Society
School of Sociology and Social Policy
Law and Social Sciences
University of Nottingham
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