Cristiano Gianolla


Biography

Cristiano Gianolla is a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies (CES) of the University of Coimbra (UC), where he integrates research thematic line on Democracy, Justice and Human Rights. He obtained a PhD in Sociology and Political Science (cum Laude, Coimbra and Rome-Sapienza) by way of a dissertation on Gandhi's democratic theory and a comparative study of emerging political parties in India and Italy. Cristiano is the Principal Investigator of the UNPOP project (FCT, 2021-2024) and was a team member of the ECHOES (H2020, 2018-2021), ALICE (ERC, 2011-2016) and FRANET (2021-2022) European projects. He is a co-founding and co-coordinating member of the "Inter-Thematic group on Migrations" and co-coordinates the research programme "Epistemologies of the South" at CES. He is coordinating editor of Alice News, editor of e-cadernos scientific journal and Rights! blog and a reviewer for other scientific journals. Cristiano co-coordinates the PhD course "Democratic Theories and Institutions" and the MA course "Critical Intercultural Dialogue" at the Faculty of Economics of the UC, where he also teaches on the PhD course "State, Democracy and Legal Pluralism". He is the author of books, chapters and articles that analyse democratic theory, populism, post-colonialism, intercultural dialogue, heritage processes, movement-parties, citizenship, human rights, migrations and cosmopolitanism. His current research interests focus on emotions and narratives in democratic processes.


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Raggi, Giuseppina; Gianolla, Cristiano (2022), Estatua do Padre António Vieira, in Ana Guardiao, Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo e Paulo Peixoto (org.), Ecos Coloniais: História(s), Património(s) e Memória(s). Lisboa: Tinta da China

Book Chapter

Gianolla, Cristiano; Raggi, Giuseppina (2022), Galeria de Arte Pública na Quinta do Mocho, in Ana Guardiao, Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo e Paulo Peixoto (org.), Ecos Coloniais: História(s), Património(s) e Memória(s). Lisboa: Tinta da China

Book Chapter

Gianolla, Cristiano (2022), Memorial de homenagem às pessoas escravizadas, in Ana Guardiao, Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo e Paulo Peixoto (org.), Ecos Coloniais: História(s), Património(s) e Memória(s). Lisboa: Tinta da China