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Silvia D'Amato

Adjunct professor

Department of Political and Social Sciences



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

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

D’Amato, S. & Lucarelli S. (eds.) (2019) Introduction ‘Talking Migration: Narratives of Migration and Justice Claims in the European Migration System of Governance’, The International Spectator, 54:3, 1-17, DOI: 10.1080/03932729.2019.1643181.

D’Amato, S. & Lavizzari, A. (2019) The Migration Triangle: Narratives, Justice and the Politics of Migration in France, The International Spectator, 54:3, 37-53, DOI: 10.1080/03932729.2019.1643638.

Baldaro, E., D’Amato, S. & Giurati, T. (2019) The CorsAfrique: The Corsican milieu in Africa, between business and raison d’Etat. European Review of Organized Crime, 5:1, 36-59.

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, DOI:

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:

Other Publications:

D’Amato, S. (2019). Converging and conflicting dynamics of cooperation: European counterterrorism efforts in Sahel, MWP Working Paper, Red Series, European University Institute, May.

D’Amato, S., Terlizzi, A. & Federico, V. (2018). Comparative Database on Migration (RESPOND),

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:

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

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. and Baldaro, E. (2015). The Islamization of (in)security in France. Limes, 11: 207-17 [in Italian], available at

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