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Description of research and teaching

 Giacomo is an academic who likes to lecture and research internationally and across disciplines. Based in Helsinki, Finland, he is currently teaching at the University of Helsinki and at the HSD Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences.

He received his PhD in Comparative Studies 2003 from the IULM University Milano and he is adjunct professor (Title of Docent) in Urban Studies at the University of Helsinki and in Music Research at the University of Tampere.

He published widely about urban cultures, music cities, place-making, the night time economy and urban branding. He has lectured in various institutions of higher education across Europe. He is an excellent public speaker and was invited to several international conferences and business events.

 

Fields of Science

  • 520 Other social sciences
  • urban studies
  • cultural studies
  • 5142 Social policy
  • 6131 Theatre, dance, music, other performing arts

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2003 2019

The city that was creative and did not know: Manchester and popular music, 1976-97

Bottà, G., 2009, In : European Journal of Cultural Studies. 12, 349, p. 349-365 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Interculturalism and new Russians in Berlin

Bottà, G., 2010, Perspectives on Identity, Migration and Displacement. Tötösy de Zepetnek, S., Wang, I-C. & Sun, H-Y. (eds.). Taiwan: National Sun Yat-sen University, p. 163-181

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Discotheque: headword

Bottà, G., 2010, Encyclopedia of Urban Studies. Hutchison, R. (ed.). Thousand Oaks CA: Sage

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

And They're Sitting on Thousands of Bodies! Popular Music, City and Media

Bottà, G., 2009, Culture and the City. Eckardt, F. & Nyström, L. (eds.). Berlin: Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag, p. 43-58

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Brigade Rosse: The Clash, Bologna and Italian punx

Bottà, G. & Quercetti, F., 2019, Working for the clampdown: The Clash, the dawn of neoliberalism and the political promise of punk. Coulter, C. (ed.). Manchester University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Projects 2011 2012