Enseignants, assistants, collaborateurs scientifiques et administratifs

Biancalana Cecilia

Coordonnées Curriculum Publications


PhD in Social and Political Change (Mutamento sociale e politico) and Political Science (Science politique)

University of Turin and University of Lausanne (joint supervision)

Thesis: "Party Change Between Disintermediation and Reintermediation: The Cases of the Partito Democratico and the Movimento 5 Stelle"

Tutors: Prof. Franca Roncarolo and prof. Oscar Mazzoleni

PhD awarded with honors
Début : 2014 -- Fin : 2019

Master's degree
Master's degree in Political Science and Decision-Making Processes (Scienze della politica e dei processi decisionali)

University of Florence

Dissertation: "Populism as an Expression of Democratic Malaise and the Need for Participation: The Case of Beppe Grillo and the Five Star Movement"

Supervisor: Prof. Marco Tarchi

Final grade: 110/110 cum laude

Dissertation recommended for publication

Dissertation winner of the «Enrico Melchionda» award (University of Salerno, 2015)
Lieu : Italie
Début : 2011 -- Fin : 2013

Bachelor's degree
June 28th 2011

Bachelor's degree in Political Science (Scienze politiche)

University of Florence

Dissertation: "Safety First. The Evolution of the Securitarian Issue in the Italian Centre-Left Coalition's Rhetoric (1996-2008)"

Supervisor: Prof. Marco Tarchi

Final grade 110/110 cum laude

"Best student of the year" award
Lieu : Italie
Début : 2008 -- Fin : 2011

Expériences professionnelles

Chercheuse FNS Senior
Université de Lausanne, CH

Researcher in the project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation "The Right-Wing Populist Discourse in European Cross-Border Areas".

Main applicant: Prof. Oscar Mazzoleni
Début : 2019 -- Fin : 2022

Part of the Italian team of the "Media for Democracy Monitor" project

Interviews and desk research for the indicators "Independence of the news media from powerholders", "Transparency of data on leading news media", "Affordable public and private news media"

Principal investigator: Prof. Josef Trappel (University of Salzburg)
Début : 2019 -- Fin : 2020

Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli (Milan)

Researcher in the research area "Political Innovation".

Planning and realization of the research and dissemination activities of the foundation.
Lieu : Italie
Début : 2016 -- Fin : 2017

External collaborator
Research foundation "Istituto Carlo Cattaneo" (Bologna)

Support to the research activities of the Foundation
Lieu : Italie
Début : 2013 -- Fin : 2015

Autres activités

Managing editor
Journal "Polis - Ricerche e studi su società e politica" (published by Il Mulino)

Coordination of the editorial office of the journal, editing and layout.
Lieu : Italie
Début : 2015 -- Fin : 2019

Editorial coordinator
Editorial coordinator of the book Political Populism: An Handbook (second edition), edited by Reinhard Heinisch, Christina Holtz-Bacha and Oscar Mazzoleni (published by Nomos).
Lieu : Suisse
Début : 2020 -- Fin : 2020


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