People

Faculty

Stefano Allovio

Research Interests

Systems of alliances and local associations; urban anthropology; ritual; symbolic representations; indigenous peoples’ knowledge.

Research Areas

RD Congo, South Africa, Burundi, Western Alps.

email: stefano.allovio@unimi.it

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Luca Ciabarri

Research interests

Refugees, humanitarianism, EUR-Africa migration; Conflicts and peace-processes in Africa; Social Memory, mobility and citizenship

Research Areas

Somalia and Horn of Africa, Italy and Libya 

email: luca.ciabarri@unimi.it

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Gaetano Mangiameli

Research Interests

Environment; human/non human; mythology; ritual theory; complexity; social media.

Research Areas

Ghana, West Africa, Northern Italy, Sicily.

email: gaetano.mangiameli@unimi.it

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Maria Sapignoli

Research Interests

Anthropology of law; international organizations and global governance; indigenous peoples’ rights; AI and digital technologies; environment and conservation; policing.

Research Areas

Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, United Nations, Tech Companies.

email: maria.sapignoli@unimi.it

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Postdoctoral Researchers

Laura Volpi

Research Interests

Anthropology of science; Social uses of genetics; Bio-social communities; Ethnophysiology; Indigenous perspectivism; Human/non-human; Indigenous knowledge and new technologies.

Research Areas

Peruvian Amazon Rainforest, Euskal Herria (Basque country)

email: laura.volpi@unimi.it

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PhD Students

Elena Fusar Poli

Alessandro Guglielmo

Salma Khan

Partners/Visitors

Michel Agier ( EHESS, Paris) November 2021