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Only a variety of interests keeps you intellectually balanced
Giuseppe Sciortino
Giuseppe Sciortino received his PhD from the University of Bologna. He is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Trento, Italy. His teaching and research activity unfolds by sociological theory, cultural sociology, international migration, development sociology and sociology of sexuality. He recently edited The Cultural Trauma of Decolonization (with Ron Eyerman) and Populism in the Civil Sphere (with Jeffrey C. Alexander and Peter Kivisto), published Rebus Immigrazione and Great Minds: Encounters with Social Theory (with Gianfranco Poggi), among many other participations in articles and books.


Interview by e-mail, on July 13th, 2021, by Inês Vidigal*,
revised for publication on August 2021.
Also available online version here.
Lecture by Professor Giuseppe Sciortino "International mobility and emerging lovescapes: human migration as an intimate experience" available here


Series  OEm Conversations With 
Date  Sempember 2021
Pages  14
ISSN  2183-718X (online)
DOI  10.15847/CIESOEMCW262021
Keywords  Migration, European policies, Italian policies, diversity, mobility.
Cite as  Vidigal, Inês (2021), “Only a variety of interests keeps you intellectually balanced: interview with Giuseppe Sciortino”, OEm Conversations With, 26, Observatório da Emigração, CIES, Iscte, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa. DOI: 10.15847/CIESOEMCW262021


* Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia (CIES-IUL), Lisboa, Portugal

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