born 1969 in Rimini (Italy), moved to Germany in 1992 and lives in Cologne. He is a freelance social scientist and journalist as well as a researcher at the Institute for Cultural Policy at the University of Hildesheim. His main focuses in theory and practice are the social and cultural dimensions of sustainability, the formation of unconventional alliances and the social-ecological transformation as a participatory process. Among other things, he initiated the “Festival of Cultures for Another World” (2003, Düsseldorf), the nationwide networks „Kulturattac“ (2003) and „Cultura21“ (2005), the alliance Agora Cologne and the annual “Day of the Good Life: Cologne Sunday Sustainability“(2012). In addition to social sciences, he studied politics, psychology and philosophy, among others with Prof. Umberto Eco at the University of Bologna.
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