Nice meeting you
Alessandro Cozzutto is PhD candidate in "Political Science and International Relations" at the Department of Political Studies, University of Turin.
He has been visiting researcher at the Fernand Braudel Center, State University of New York at Binghamton, between September 2010 and July 2011.
He currently works at the European Commission - DG Information Society and Media.
Title of the dissertation: “A Pop-Camorra: the culture of mediation in 100 films about the Campanian organized crime” (to defend: September 2012).
Can popular culture help to disseminate an appropriate analytical knowledge about criminal organizations? The research identifies the Camorra’s power as a dynamic mix of violence and social consensus. The work's main thesis is that, on specific conditions, popular culture can promote the collective awareness, which is necessary to defy the social consensus that accounts for mafias' power..
His research interests deal with any ideological constructions supporting a political decision, whether they concern organized crime, new technologies or mass (new) media.
In 2009 he launches Dot 2.0, of which he is still coordinator and webmaster.
In July-August 2010 he participates in the project "Nice meeting you" as a film-maker.
He fluently speaks English, French, and Spanish.
More information (education, work, publications, awards, conferences) are available both as a graphic and Europass Résumé (English). [print version]
He supports Genoa cfc
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