Centre for Conflict and Participation Studies (CCPS)

Director: Prof. Michele Sorice (msorice@luiss.it)

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The CCPS, Center for Conflict and Participation Studies, is an inter-university research center born in 2020, promoted by Luiss and the University of Salento. The CCPS adopts a multidisciplinary perspective but is placed primarily in the area of ​​critical sociology and studies on social conflict, political participation, the media and democracy.

The Centre’s main research areas are: political participation and active citizenship; media studies; digital ecosystems; digital platforms and technologies for participation; I.A. and digital capitalism; open government and e-democracy; populisms; social movements; conflict studies; gender politics; democratic innovation and sustainability of democracy.

The CCPS intends to promote, implement and / or participate in fundamental, applied and finalized research projects at an international, national, regional and local level, as well as carry out scientific research support, consultancy and training activities for public and / or private bodies. with regard to the solution of specific problems relating to the areas of expertise of the researchers belonging to the Center itself. The CCPS participates in the activities of major associations and scientific societies, promotes the establishment of international research networks, supports the study and in-depth work of young researchers, organizes seminars and conferences and produces papers and volumes in which the results of research initiatives converge.

Research Office

Research Office

Anna Elisa D’Agostino
T: 0685225989

Viale Romania, 32
00197 Roma


Project Management

Chiara Sganga

Giovanni Vassallo
T: 0685225740

Financial reporting

Roberta Pellicano
T: 0685225440

Research Centers

Alessandra Paoletti