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Piergiorgio Degli Esposti

Associate Professor

Department of Sociology and Business Law

Academic discipline: SPS/08 Sociology of Culture and Communication

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Piergiorgio Degli Esposti is Associate Professor at the SDE Sociology and Business Law Department at the University of Bologna where he holds a PhD in Sociology and Social Policies. For SDE, he is delegate to internationalization and representative of Sociological Sciences in the international consortium UNA EUROPA. He is Co-Coordinator of the scientific board RN05 Sociology of Consumption ESA and board member since 2017. Fellow in the international guest lectureship programme of the Bielefeld University, and Scholar in Residence at the Duquesne University, Pittsburgh since 2013. He is Co-Founder of the Ces.Co.Com Advanced Study Research Centre investigating Consumption and Communication and, since fall of 2009, he is a member of the Prosumer Research Group, Maryland University UMD. Since 2020, Fellow in the Bielefeld University international conference programme and member of the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology. In the same year, he qualifies as Full Professor with the National Scientific Qualification. Since 2021, he is Deputy Director of the Sociology and Social Research Doctorate. In 2019 he co-founded the UNIBO-IITK Digital Sociology International Research Group which investigates the complexity of digital society also by means of the organization of the spring 2022 International Conference “Emerging Platform Society” and the 2022 International Summer School “Digitalization and Platformization of Social Worlds”.

His last book is Being prosumer in the digital society. Production and Consumption between atoms and bits. (2015)

Recent article: The increasing centrality of prosumption in the digital capitalist economy (2020) OJS Austrian Journal of Sociology.


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