Trafficking for Labour Exploitation in Italy – new research project kicks off
With TRAFFICKO, Professor Anna Triandafyllidou and Letizia Palumbo aim to assess Italy’s anti-trafficking policies and interventions, especially in the agriculture sector in Sicily, and in the domestic work sector in Tuscany. The project will also produce a Practical Guide for legal practitioners and policy makers to improve prevention strategies and protection of victims.
Social Movements in Times of Austerity: Bringing Capitalism Back Into Protest Analysis
The recent protests at the new ECB headquarter inauguration in Frankfurt, the rise of Podemos in Spain, and the success of Syriza in Greece are just examples of how anti-austerity protests are mounting across Europe. More and more, citizens take to the streets what they see as the deterioration of democratic institutions and of the civil, political and social rights that form the basis of democracy. For a timely and insightful analysis read the new book by Donatella della Porta.