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Silvia D'Amato

Professoressa a contratto

Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali


D’Amato, S. (forthcoming, 2019). Cultures of Counterterrorism: French and Italian approaches to terrorism in the post 9/11. Routledge, Series of Contemporary Security Studies.

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

D’Amato, S. (2019) Islamisation of criminal behaviour: the path to terrorism?
Terrorist threat and crime in French counterterrorism policy-formulation’. Special Issue ‘Jihadism and Crime in Europe’, European Journal of Criminology.

Coticchia, F. & D’Amato, S. (2018) Can you hear me Major Tom? News, narratives and contemporary military operations: the case of the Italian mission in Afghanistan, European Security, 27:2, 224- 244, DOI: 10.1080/09662839.2018.1484729

D’Amato, S. (2018) From BR to ISIS. The Italian domestic and international response to terrorism, European Politics and Society, 19:4, 416-434, DOI: 10.1080/23745118.2018.1447763

D’Amato, S. (2017) Terrorists going transnational: rethinking the role of states in the case of AQIM and Boko Haram. Critical Studies on Terrorism. 11:1, 151-172, DOI: 10.1080/17539153.2017.1347238

D’Amato, S. and G. Del Panta (2017) Does Rentierism Have a Conditional Effect on Violence? Regime Oil Dependency and Civil War in Algeria. The Extractive Industries and Society, 4 (2): 361-370, DOI:

Under review:
Baldaro, E., D’Amato, S. & Giurati, T. The CorsAfrique: The Corsican milieu in Africa, between business

and raison d’Etat, European Review of Organized Crime.
Lucarelli S. & D’Amato, S. (eds.) Introduction, Special Issue ‘Talking Migration: Narratives of Migration

and Embedded Justice Claims in the European Media’, International Spectator.

Lavizzari A. & D’Amato, S. The Migration Triangle: Narratives, Justice and the Politics of Migration in France, Special Issue ‘Talking Migration: Narratives of Migration and Embedded Justice Claims in the European Media’, International Spectator.

Other Publications:

D’Amato, S., Pannia, P. & Federico, V. (2018). National Country Report: Italy. Working Paper, RESPOND:

D’Amato, S., Pannia, P., Terlizzi, A. & Federico, V. (2018). Comparative Report: Legal and Policy Framework of Migration Governance. Working Paper, RESPOND: paper-series/

D’Amato, S. (2017). European Counterterrorism Cooperation: Where are we?, James Madison University Newsletter, Fall 2017.

D’Amato, S. (2016). Italy in Afghanistan. Approaches and Public Narratives (2001-2014) (with F. Coticchia), Special Research Report, Universität der Bundeswehr München.

D’Amato, S. (2015). The Islamization of (in)security in France. Limes, 11: 207-17 (with E. Baldaro) [in Italian].

Interviews and blog contributions:

Federico, V., D’Amato, S., Terlizzi, A. & Pannia, P. (2018). First Results: Politicization and a Complex, Fragmented Legal Milieu in RESPOND Countries: politicization-and-a-complex-fragmented-legal-milieu-in-respond-countries/

D’Amato, S. (2017). ‘Terrorism and Terrorists, who, what, why’. Available at: [in Italian]