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Marco Solaroli

Associate Professor

Department of the Arts

Academic discipline: SPS/08 Sociology of Culture and Communication


Keywords: Cultural production Cultural sociology Cultural studies Visual studies Visual culture Visual communication Journalism Photojournalism Photography Cultural icons Cultural entrepreneurship Social innovation Cultural and creative industries Cultural intermediaries Urban cultures Festivals Prizes and awards Popular music Music subcultures Digital music industry

- Sociology of culture (in particular: cultural production/ innovation/ consecration)
- Sociology of media
- Cultural studies
- Visual culture studies
- Journalism studies
- Political communication
- Popular music studies

- Visual news-making and global crises (e.g. conflicts, migrations, terrorism, 'natural' disasters)
- Visual icons, cultural power and memory
- News/documentary photography and digital technology
- Social media platforms, reputation and political power
- Mafias in Northern Italy: territorial expansion, entrepreneurial culture, (in)visibility
- Cultural entrepreneurship and social innovation
- Festivals, prizes, cultural value
- Cultural intermediaries in the digital age 
- Music industry and music (sub)cultures