Partner institution: Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna
Silvia Cittadini is a research fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Bologna. She obtained a PhD in Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies of Pisa in 2019 and she has been a post-doctoral research fellow at the Romani Studies Program of the Central European University in Budapest and a research fellow at the European Centre for Minority Issues of Flensburg, Germany.
She is an Alumna of the European Regional Master in Democracy and Human Rights in South-East Europe (ERMA) – Universities of Sarajevo and Bologna.
Her research interests lie around the socio-economic rights and inclusion of minorities, cultural diversity and post-colonial studies, European social policies and qualitative research methods. She has conducted research in the Western Balkans region, and she has focused on the structural discrimination of Romani minorities. She is the author of Social Justice and Adequate Housing: Rights, Roma Inclusion and the Feeling of Home, to be published by Routledge in 2021.