Francesco Della Puppa

Francesco Della Puppa is Professor in Sociology at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. He holds a PhD in Social Sciences from the University of Padua and worked in Italy, Bangladesh, Slovenia, UK, Cuba. His core research interests concern the social transformations prompted by migration phenomena, international migration, transformation of labour, family dynamics, racism. He is author of several monographs and articles for international scientific journals. He is a long distance runner and has played in some post punk bands.

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Recent articles

The poetics of a space that might never have been – a lake, that emerged in the city of Rome during the excavations for a shopping mall. Photographer Dario Li Gioi has been visiting this place for years and contemplates how its unique ecosystem today offers a counterbalance to the… Read more »

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What role can public art play in constituting the experience of a place? For fifteen years, Mili Romano has curated Heart of Stone, a series of multidisciplinary interventions in the town of Pianoro, in the province of Bologna. Morphologically transformed by redevelopment processes imposed from above, this small village, already… Read more »

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The Salt Mountain is a geological site in the town of Cardona, Spain, composed of an impressive and complex web of saline rock formations. Today a tourist attraction, the mountain, as the official website Cardona Tourisme claims, “is still growing as the rain erodes it” resulting in a diapir of… Read more »

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