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Sandro Mezzadra

Associate Professor

Department of the Arts

Academic discipline: SPS/01 Political Philosophy

Short Bio

Sandro Mezzadra teaches political theory at the University of Bologna and is adjunct fellow at the Institute for Culture and Society of the Western Sydney University. He is currently visiting professor at the New School for Social Research, New York. In the last decade his work has centered on the relations between globalization, migration and capitalism as well as on postcolonial criticism. He participates in the ‘post-workerist’ debates and one of the founders of the website Among his books: Diritto di fuga. Migrazioni, cittadinanza, globalizzazione (“The right to escape: Migration, citizenship, globalization”, 2006), La condizione postcoloniale. Storia e politica nel presente globale (“The postcolonial condition: History and politics in the global present”, 2008) and Nei cantieri marxiani. Il soggetto e la sua produzione (“In the Marxian Workshops. The Subject and its Production”, 2014). With Brett Neilson he is the author of Border as Method, or, the Multiplication of Labor (Duke University Press, 2013). Sandro's and Brett's new book, The Politics of Operations. Excavating Contemporary Capitalism is forthcoming from Duke UP.

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Dipartimento delle Arti
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