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Federica Sossi coordinates the website She teaches Aesthetics at Universita’ degli Studi di Bergamo and has written a number of books on the topic of migration: Autobiografie negate. Immigrati nei Lager del presente (2002); Storie migranti (2005); Migrare. Spazi di confinamento e strategie di esistenza (2007).

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Sara Chiodaroli is graduated in Foreign Languages and Literature at the University of Milan with a final thesis about the contemporary Moroccan literature in Spanish and the works of Mohamed Bouissef Rekab. She’s following a PhD at the University of Bergamo with a research about migrants writers in Spain and immigration novels in Spanish literature.

Ilaria Dal Canton took her MA and PhD in Philosophy from the Universita’ degli Studi di Bergamo and has held a fellowship from the Italian Institute for Philosophical Studies (Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici) in Naples. She is author of Conflitto e comunicazione. Per una critica di Jürgen Habermas (2002) and La scrittura dei sensi (2006). She is a staff writer for the philosophy journal Oltrecorrente. She also teaches philosophy and history in high schools.

Glenda Garelli is a PhD candidate in the Urban Planning and Policy program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She graduated with a BA in philosophy from Universita’ degli Studi di Milano and has worked in market research for seven years. She now lives in Chicago, where she is carrying out research around the themes of globalization and social capital in urban contexts.

Sara Prestianni coordinates the association Migreurop, an international network which advocates against European policies of control over migration flows and migrant camps. A freelance photographer, she has showcased various reportages on the expulsion of undocumented migrants in Paris, on the border of Ceuta and Melilla, and on migrant landings on the Canary Islands and on Lampedusa. She has taken part in various inquiry missions into migrant detention centers in Spain, Italy and Slovenia.

Ilaria Scovazzi is director of the Immigration and Social Policies Department at Arci Milan. She is an expert in drafting projects and policies in the area of welfare. Since 1998 she has been advocating the closure of CPT (temporary detention centers for migrants) and for the free movement of people.

Anna Simone is a research assistant in Cultural Anthropology in the Department of Political Sciences at Universita’ degli Studi di Bari. She also serves as an adjunct in Environmental and Landscape Sociology at the Universita’ Suor Orsola Beninacasa in Naples. Among her recent publications: Divenire Sans Papiers. Sociologia dei dissensi metropolitani (2002) and the co-edited book Il Lessico di biopolitica (2006). She is a contributor to the cultural section of the newspaper Liberazione.

Martina Tazzioli is a Phd student in Politics at Goldsmtihs College of London with a research project on the governmentality of human mobility in the European space. She graduated with an MA in Philosophy at the University of Pisa with a dissertation on Foucault and the critics to neoliberalism. She is in the editorial board of the website

The website was designed by Claudio Calia who has been working in the web-design and internet industries since 1998. He has worked with Acab Treviso where he contributed to key projects for clients such as Intel Italia and Computer Discount. He currently works with the Ipse Digit cooperative implementing countless websites, including that of Monfalcone poetry Festival ‘Monfalcone Absolute Poetry’ ( and the website for the poet and journalist Lello Voce (

Contributors: Angelo Bendotti, Bergamo Institute for the History of the Resistance and of the Present Day; Barbara Grespi, Universita’ degli Studi di Bergamo; Paola Gandolfi, Universita’ degli Studi di Bergamo; Mauro Carbone, Universita’ degli Studi di Milano; Fiston Massamba, political refugee in Morocco; Sandro Mezzadra, Universita’ degli Studi di Bologna; Antonello Petrillo, Universita’ Suor Orsola Benincasa, Naples; Jérôme Valluy, Università, Paris; Isabelle Saint-Saens, member of Migreurop and member of the editorial staff of “Vacarme”; Jérôme Valluy, Université Pathéon-Sorbonne Pari 1; Judith Revel, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne Paris 1; Giuliana Benvenuti, Università degli Studi di Bologna; Stefano Galieni, giornalista; Fulvio Vassallo Paleologo, Università di Palermo; Alessandra Sciurba, Università di Palermo.

Storie Migranti’s Tranlsators: Jean-Jacques Branchu; Glenda Garelli; Aurélie Geoffroy; Eva Virgili; Sara Chiodaroli

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