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Systems are nonetheless punishing of any species unwise enough to quarrel with its ecology (G. Bateson 1972)

A map is not the territory (A. Korzybski 1931)


The International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) Statement on Gaza HERE

Associate Professor in Economic Sociology, he teaches Sociology of Organization, Comparative Welfare Systems and Ecology of Socio-Economic Systems. Research topics concern the ecological crisis and transformation of welfare and socio-economic systems, the comparative analysis of social and labor policies and socio-economic exclusion processes, as well as organization and participation studies. Research approaches integrate pragmatism and cybernetics, in particular through systemic action-research methods, which are implemented also for teaching, training and consulting with groups, nonprofit and public organizations. He is been a social worker and is a conscientious objector, for nonviolence and against military service and weapons, and a free-software activist.

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NEW – Estetica, interdipendenza e ricorsività: crisi e transizione ecologica secondo un approccio di complessità, PhD Scienze Politiche, Pisa, Polo Piagge, Aula N2 – 10 Aprile 2024 ore 14:30-17:30. Locandina qui.

New – Political Ecology of Work: Drivers and Barriers of the Just Transition. 18 aprile 2024, 9:30 – 13:00. Aula Ardigò, Palazzo Hercolani, Strada maggiore 45, Bologna. Info here

Moda e biodiversità: un futuro sostenibile? Seminario Aperto – Planet4B Horizon 2020 Project. Better decisions for biodiversity and people, Pisa, Polo Piagge – 25 Marzo 2024 ore 14:00-16:30. Locandina qui.

Seminario Strategie di sostenibilità
nella gestione delle risorse umane
. 12 gennaio 2024. Info qui

AIS Politica Sociale Webinar: Le politiche eco-sociali e il lavoro eco-sociale. 15 November 2023, Online.

LESS IS MORE: Imagining a good life beyond growth. Conference of the Istituto Svizzero in Rome. Info and program here.

Seminar: Work and welfare transformation in the ecological crisis, University of Padova 08-11-2023

Parco naturale o base militare? Crisi e transizione ecologica e conflitti. 16 ottobre 2023, Pisa, Break Now – Polo Piagge. Info qui e qui.

Settimana della Sociologia 2023: Ore 12.00: Transizione ecologica, trasformazioni del lavoro e riflessività. Programma completo qui.

New Publication: The conflicts of ecological transition on the ground and the role of eco-social policies: lessons from Italian case studies, European Journal of Social Security, 2023: here

New Publication: La sida del welfare sostenibile, in Introduzione all’ecologia politica, Il Mulino, 2023: here

New Publication: Los conflictos de la transición ecológica y su transformación, in Pensando para la paz, Dyckinson, 2023: here

Pianeta Terra Festival: Come costruire una comunità energetica. Workshop, Lucca 7 ottobre 2023. Info qui.

XVI Espanet Conference. Authors Meet critics 2, Aula 11: Towards a sustainable welfare system? The challenges and scenarios of eco-social transitions, “Politiche sociali” 1/2023 a cura di R. Cucca, Y. Kazepov, M. Villa

Pubblication: Work and welfare transformations in the climate crisis: A research pathway towards an ecological, just transition, «Sociologia del lavoro», n. 165 (1), 2023, Special Issue. Article in open access: here. Special issue: here.

Pubblication: Towards a sustainable welfare system? The challenges and scenarios of eco-social transitions , Special Issue – Social Policy n. 1/2023. Here

Topic and Debate

NEW: The irrationality of war, Michael Mann, article here

NEW: The war against decolonization, Nelson Maldonado Torres, Video here

NEW: La scuola va alla guerra. Inchiesta sulla militarizzazione dell’istruzione in Italia, Antonio Mazzeo, Libro qui

The International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) Statement on Gaza HERE

State of Climate Action 2023, Climate Action Tracker Report, here

Le sei zampe di ENI sulle scuole e le università italiane, Rapporto Greenpeace, Nov. 2023, qui

Rapporto “Consumo di suolo, dinamiche territoriali e servizi ecosistemici”, ISPRA, Ott 2023 qui

NEW: Climate Equality: a planet for the 99%. Oxfam and Stockholm Environment Institute’s (SEI) estimating distribution of global carbon emissions based on consumption. Info and Download Here.

COP15 UN 2030 Biodiversity Agreement (Dec. 2022) here

State of Greenhouse Gases in the Atmosphere, Global Observations 2021 here

Closing the Emissions Gap: Climate Action Roadmap for Limiting Warming to 1.5°C here

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2021 here

Consumo di suolo, dinamiche territoriali e servizi ecosistemici. Edizione 2022 qui

Oil sector’s ‘staggering’ $3bn-a-day profits for last 50 years here

The ‘carbon bombs’ set to trigger catastrophic climate breakdown here

Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. IPCC Report: here

National responsibility for ecological breakdown. The Lancet here

Glasgow’s 2030 credibility gap: net zero’s lip service to climate action here

Regioni e neutralità climatica: primo Ranking regionale sul clima qui

IPCC 6th assesment report on Climate Change… widespread, rapid, intensifying here

The nexus of climate change and welfare: a new concept of the welfare state: here

Greenness of Stimulus Index post Covid-19: Not very green indeed…. See Reports

The Inequality Virus: Bringing together a world torn apart: See Reports. Stampa.

Global Biodiversity Outlook here – Ecosystem collapse as biodiversity declines here


Short Bio

Associate Professor in Economic Sociology, he teaches Sociology of Organization, Comparative Welfare Systems and Ecology of Socio-Economic Systems. Research topics concern the ecological crisis and transformation of welfare and socio-economic systems, the comparative analysis of social and labor policies and socio-economic exclusion processes, as well as organization and participation studies. Research approaches integrate pragmatism and cybernetics, in particular through systemic action-research methods, which are implemented also for teaching, training and consulting with groups, nonprofit and public organizations. He is been a social worker and is a conscientious objector, for nonviolence and against military service and weapons, and a free-software activist.

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Free and Open Source

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What is free software: Here (EN) / Cosa è il software libero: Qui (IT)
Why everyone should use it: Here (EN) / Perché usarlo: Qui (IT)
Sources: Free Software Foundation; Free and Open: Wikipedia e Qui
Operating systems (distro) / Sistemi operativi (o distribuzioni): Distrowatch;
Come fare: Guida per principianti (solo un esempio, sul web se ne trovano molte altre).

Open Source Smartworking for everyone / Videoconferencing con strumenti open per tutti:
iorestoacasa.work, GARR: OpenMeet, EduMeet, BlueMeet

Open Science Note / Nota su Open Science: here / qui
Responsible Research & Innovation: here

Iniziative e info / Initiatives and news:

  • Universities, software and freedom. Richard Stallman 07-06-23. Info qui
  • Pubblicazione su Gli Asini n. 99, maggio 2022 articoli su istruzione e software libero qui.
  • Lontani ma non soli: Ciclo di seminari sugli strumenti per la DAD: Registrazioni.
  • Software libero e piattaforme nazionali: proposte SIA
  • Privacy, piattaforme digitali, open source e Corte di Giustizia EU: qui e qui
  • Aule virtuali per tutti per attività a distanza basate su strumenti open source qui.

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