Paolo Cossarini

Research fellowship holder

School of International Studies - SIS


Via Tommaso Gar, 14 - 38122 Trento
tel. 0461 282984
paolo.cossarini[at]unitn [dot] it
Education
  • PhD in Political Science (Universidad de Autónoma de Madrid)
  • MA in Political Science (Universidad de Autónoma de Madrid)
  • Diploma in European Affairs – ISPI - Milan
  • MA in Political Philosophy (Università di Bologna)
  • BA in Political Philosophy (Università di Bologna)
Academic career and teaching activities
  • 2019-current: Postdoctoral Fellow - School of International Studies (University of Trento)
  • 2017-2018: Teaching Fellow in Politics and IR (Loughborough University) 
  • 2013-2015: Teaching Assistant in Politics and IR (Universidad de Autónoma de Madrid) 
Research interests
  • Populism and democratic theory
  • Protest movements and emotions
  • (Minority) nationalism in Europe
  • Spanish and Latin American Politics
  • Border and migration studies
Research work
  • 18 - 24 March 2018: Short Term Scientific Mission – COST-Action IS1308 - “Populist Political Communication in Europe” - Aalborg University (Denmark)
  • April - July 2014: Visiting Fellow, School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London (UK)
  • 2012 – 2014: Member of the research project “The political consequences of the economic crisis”- (CSO2011-28041) - funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education.
  • October 2012 - February 2013: Visiting Fellow, Centre d’Études Sociologiques et Politiques Raymond Aron, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales–Paris (France)
  • October 2011 - February 2012: Visiting Fellow, CEVIPOF, Sciences Po–Paris (France)
Memberships in societies and scientific committees
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Relaciones Internacionales
Awards and honours
  • Short Term Scientific Mission – held at Aalborg University 18-24 March 2018. COST-Action IS1308 - “Populist Political Communication in Europe”
  • “Luís Díez Corral” award for the best PhD thesis in Political Theory, History of Political Thought – Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales, 2016 (Madrid). 
  • PhD Fellowship, Research and Teaching Assistant, Spanish Ministry of Education (1/1/2011- 01/01/2015)
  • Visiting Fellowship - Spanish Ministry of Education, held at Queen Mary University of London (1/4/2014 - 1/7/2014) 
  • Travel Grants: PSA, Annual International Conference – Sheffield, April 2015; ECPR, Graduate Student Conference 2014; UAM Travel Grant: 71st MPSA, 2013, Chicago; UAM Travel Grant 14th Conference on Conceptual History, 2011, Buenos Aires; Istanbul Seminars Travel Grant, 2011, Istanbul.
Other work
  • External Reseacher - Fundación Tomillo (Madrid) - 2017
  • Internship at Le Monde Diplomatique (Paris) - 2009