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Pietro Castelli Gattinara

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Adresse courrier :
ULB - Campus du Solbosch
Avenue F.D. Roosevelt, 50 - CP 124
1050 Bruxelles

Adresse visiteur :
Bâtiment S, 11è étage - Bureau : S11.228
Avenue Jeanne, 44
1050 Bruxelles



Pietro Castelli Gattinara is Associate Professor at Cevipol-ULB. His research examines political cleavages in Europe, the far right, and the relationship between (new) media and protest. He is currently involved in three research projects: FARMEC (Marie-Sklodowska Curie Action Programme at Sciences Po, CEE) CFP (funded by the Center for Research on Extremisim, C-REX) and MAM (funded by the Research Council of Norway in partnership with the Peace Research Institute in Oslo). Since 2017, he convenes the ECPR Summer School on Concepts and Methods to study far-right politics.


Pietro Castelli Gattinara est Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow à Sciences Po (CEE) et chercheur associé au Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) de l’Université d’Oslo. Il étudie la recomposition des clivages politiques en Europe, la participation politique à l’extrême droite, et le rapport entre médias traditionnels et numériques. Il travaille actuellement sur les projets : MAM, FARMEC et FARPE et dirige l'école d'été de l'ECPR Concepts and Methods to study far-right politics.


Current position:

    •    Associate Professor, Université Libre de Bruxelles (since 2021).
    •    Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow, Centre for European Studies and Comparative Politics, Sciences Po (since 2021)
    •    Associate researcher, Centre for Research on Extremism, University of Oslo (since 2017)

Titres universitaires/fonctions

    •    Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Political and Social Science, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy (2015-2017)
    •    Postdoctoral fellow, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, EUI (2015)
    •    PhD in Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute (2010-2015)
    •    Master of Science: Migration, Ethnic Relations and Multiculturalism (M.Sc), University of Utrecht (2008-2010)
    •    Bachelor of Science in Political Science and International Relations, University of Rome La Sapienza (2005-2008)


Travaux sélectionnés

  • Castelli Gattinara, P., C. Froio & A.L.P. Pirro (forthcoming). “Far-right protest mobilisation in Europe: Grievances, opportunities, and resources”, European Journal of Political Research, accepted for publication.
  • Della Porta, D., P. Castelli Gattinara, K. Eleftheriadis, and A. Felicetti (2020). Discursive Turns and Critical Junctures: Debating Citizenship after the Charlie Hebdo Attacks, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Castelli Gattinara, P. (2020) “The study of the far right and its three E’s : Why scholarship must go beyond Eurocentrism, Electoralism and Externalism”, French Politics, 18(2020), 314–333.
  • Castelli Gattinara, P. and S. Bouron (2019). “Extreme-Right Communication in Italy and France: Political Culture and Media Practices in CasaPound and Les Identitaires”, Information, Communication and Society, 23(12), pp. 1805-1819.
  • Castelli Gattinara, P. and Pirro, A. (2019). The Far Right as Social Movement, European Societies, 21(4).
  • Castelli Gattinara, P. (2016). The Politics of Migration in Italy: perspectives on local and party competition. London and New York: Routledge.

Mis à jour le 10 mai 2023