Cristiano Gianolla


Cristiano Gianolla studied Computer Science, Philosophy (BA), Political Philosophy (MA), Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA), Sociology and Political Science (PhD) in Italy, Germany and Portugal. His main fields of expertise are democratic theories and their intersections with the metaphorical South, interpersonal and intercultural dialogue, cosmopolitanism and global justice. He worked in the Information and Communication Technology field as well as for Non-Governmental Organisations, International Institutions and in Academia in various countries. Since 2011, he has been a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra, Portugal.

Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Gianolla, Cristiano (2017), "Democratisation beyond the Crisis of Liberalism, Bringing Civil Society within the State", Revista Critica de Ciências Sociais, 114

Article in Scientific journal

Gianolla, Cristiano (2017), "Party-movement's power dynamics in transcultural perspectives, the AAP and the M5S between participation and electoral politics", Glocalism: Journal Of Culture, Politics and Innovation, 1, 2017, 40

Book Chapter

Gianolla, Cristiano (2017), Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi: Pensamento e ações do Mahatma, in Boaventura de Sousa Santos, Teresa Cunha e João Arriscado Nunes (org.), Sabedoria e coragem: os mestres e as mestras do mundo. Coimbra: Almedina