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Capitalisation as commodification

2019-10-09T18:43:28+02:00

Berardino Palumbo Within the project I continued my research on the processes of patrimonialisation of the so-called cultural assets (immaterial and material) underway in various Sicilian areas, with particular attention to the South-East of the region.

Capitalisation as commodification2019-10-09T18:43:28+02:00

Causal fields. Industry, health and heritage in an area of North-West Sicily

2019-10-09T18:09:43+02:00

Andrea Filippo Ravenda The ethnography started in 2017 in the Milazzo and Valle del Mela area analyses some of the possible biological-environmental, socio-cultural and political-economic relations that exist, in the public space, between the industrial presence and the local environmental and health safety instances towards a development of the territory based [...]

Causal fields. Industry, health and heritage in an area of North-West Sicily2019-10-09T18:09:43+02:00

ANTROPOCENE: The story of the end of mankind?

2019-10-04T19:59:08+02:00

Patrizia Panarello PRESS This pedagogical project was developed on the basis of the need to develop the theme of "Global Education" in schools and universities, taking into account the requests of UNESCO. Specifically, it is part of the Strategic Objective 2 of the UNESCO Education Strategy 2014-2021 entitled: "Empowering learners to [...]

ANTROPOCENE: The story of the end of mankind?2019-10-04T19:59:08+02:00

Patrizia Panarello

2019-10-04T19:59:51+02:00

His research... ANTROPOCENE: The story of the end of mankind? Patrizia Panarello has a pedagogical and socio-anthropological training, teaches Intercultural Education and Peace Studies at the University of Messina. Former Councillor in the Council Accorinti (2013-2016), she has dealt with environmental education in schools (intercultural educational gardens), critical consumption and sustainable [...]

Patrizia Panarello2019-10-04T19:59:51+02:00

Ethnographic perspectives on the “Parma case”: ecofritions and history of an incinerator

2019-10-07T15:09:27+02:00

Martina Giuffrè The issue of the Parma incinerator has had a particular resonance in public opinion and in the mass media. In March 2012 Federico Pizzarotti, who had focused his election campaign on its closure, was elected mayor with the support of the committee for the proper management of waste. "Environmentalism wins", [...]

Ethnographic perspectives on the “Parma case”: ecofritions and history of an incinerator2019-10-07T15:09:27+02:00

Power games. Industry, law and crime in south-eastern Sicily

2019-10-05T17:08:02+02:00

Irene Falconieri Starting from the analysis of two criminal proceedings involving the city of Siracusa and the close municipality of Melilli, my research explores historical and performative connections between law, environment, economy, politics and society, in an area characterized by a strong industrial presence. I focus particularly on the analysis of [...]

Power games. Industry, law and crime in south-eastern Sicily2019-10-05T17:08:02+02:00

Heterotopias of Late Industrialism in the Siracusa Petrochemical Hub

2019-10-05T17:02:07+02:00

Mara Benadusi Blurred by the fumes of petrochemical processing, the landscapes of Siracusa’s industrial hub are spaces where what seems incompatible coexists… as if different spatial-temporal dimensions overlapped in the same site: the skeleton of an old bromine factory left to rust on the coast; a little further a futuristic [...]

Heterotopias of Late Industrialism in the Siracusa Petrochemical Hub2019-10-05T17:02:07+02:00

Crisis, industrial reconversion and environmental activism in Gela

2019-10-05T17:09:24+02:00

Alessandro Lutri The current late industrial landscape of Gela is characterized by a drastic reduction in jobs and extensive environmental degradation, in conjunction with the industrial closure of the Refinery in 2012, and the signing in 2014 of a “New Industrial Plan for Gela”. The research investigates, on the one hand, the [...]

Crisis, industrial reconversion and environmental activism in Gela2019-10-05T17:09:24+02:00

Images of coexistence and ecological frames in post-industrial narratives

2019-10-05T17:11:45+02:00

Douglas Mark Ponton My research analyzes an area of Sicily (the province of Siracusa) where the petrochemical industry coexists with protected areas such as nature reserves, to reconstruct the narratives that reflect different positions on the bond between nature and society, with effects on the linguistic and cultural level. Particular attention [...]

Images of coexistence and ecological frames in post-industrial narratives2019-10-05T17:11:45+02:00

Economic and environmental conflicts around the Plemmirio marine protected area

2019-10-05T17:12:48+02:00

Maria Olivella Rizza Luca Ruggiero Our research aims to highlight the differences between the two development models that characterize the Siracusa area: on the one hand the traditional Keynesian one, and on the other hand the new neoliberal economic models based on tourism, culture and new ICT technologies, which emerge [...]

Economic and environmental conflicts around the Plemmirio marine protected area2019-10-05T17:12:48+02:00
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