Prof. (Dr.) Raffaela Puggioni

Associate Professor

Laurea  [B.Sc. and MA equiv.], (University of Sassari, Italy); MA (University of Kent);

Ph.D. (University of Kent); PGCHE (University of Nottingham)

Dr. Raffaela Puggioni will join the Jindal School of International Affairs of O.P. Jindal Global University in January 2019 as Associate Professor. Prior to this position, she was a Global Studies Research Associate at the University of Sussex (UK). She is currently Associate Member at The Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement, at the University of Cambridge as well as Associate Fellow at the Higher Education Academy (UK).

 

Dr. Puggioni has some thirteen-year teaching experience in International Studies/Political Science in both British and American systems of higher education, in countries as diverse as Italy, China, Azerbaijan and India. Her research expertise cuts across the field of International Relations Theory, Migration Studies, Citizenship Studies and Critical Security Studies. Her work has appeared in leading international journals such as the Journal of Refugee Studies, Political Studies, Citizenship Studies, and Third World Quarterly, and her monograph, Rethinking International Protection, has been published with Palgrave in 2016.

 

She is currently the Book Review Editor as well as a member of the Editorial Board for the International Journal of Migration and Border Studies.

Undocumented activism and political change. Speaking politics beyond equality and identity politics, submitted to Theory and Society.   

  • Choosing to Be Political: Some Reflections on Youth Activism in the US, Citizenship Studies 22: 3 (2018), pp. 243-258.

  • Border Politics, Right to Life and Acts of Dissensus: Voices from Lampedusa-Borderland, Third World Quarterly 36: 6 (2015), pp. 1145-1159. Special Issue, Louiza Odysseos and Anna Selmeczi (eds.) The Power of Human Rights/The Human Rights of Power.

  • Speaking Through the Body: Detention and Bodily Resistance in Italy, Citizenship Studies 18: 5 (2014), pp. 562-577. Special Issue, Raia Prokhovnik (ed.), The Body as a Site for Politics: Citizenship and Practices of Contemporary Slavery.

  • Against Camps’ Violence: Some Voices on Italian Holding Centres, Political Studies 62: 4 (2014), pp. 945-960.

  • Refugees, Institutional Invisibility and Self-Help Strategies: Evaluating Kurdish Experience in Rome, Journal of Refugee Studies 18: 3 (2005), pp. 319-339.

Rethinking International Protection: The Sovereign, the State, the Refugee, in Migration, Minorities and Citizenship Series, Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2016.

  • Border Politics, Right to Life and Acts of Dissensus: Voices from Lampedusa-Borderland, in Louiza Odysseos and Anna Selmeczi (eds.) The Power of Human Rights/The Human Rights of Power, Routledge, 2017.

  • Italian Politics of Asylum: No Settlement, Reception Only, in Monica K. Zimmermann (ed.), Political Refugees: Social Conditions, Health and Psychological Characteristics, Nova Science Publishers, 2008, pp. 63-84

  • Resisting Sovereign Power: Camps in-between Exception and Dissent, in Jef Huysmans, Andrew Dobson, and Raia Prokhovnik (eds.) The Politics of Protection. Sites of Insecurity and Political Agency, Routledge, 2006, pp. 68-83.

  • Looking for Some Coherence: Migrants in-between Criminalisation and Protection, in Elspeth Guild and Paul Minderhoud (eds.), Immigration and Criminal Law in the European Union, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2006, pp. 169-200.
  • Research grant, ADA University [2016].
  • Research grant, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China [2015].
  • Research grant, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China [2012].
  • Small Seed Grant, University of Nottingham, for attending the workshop on ‘Complexities of Governance/Resistance’, University of Nottingham Malaysia [2012].
  • Travel award, St. John’s University for attending the epsNet Annual Conference, University of Ljubljana [2007]
  • Travel award, the European Community Studies Association, for attending the conference at the University of Madison, Wisconsin [2001].
  • Full scholarship, Region of Sardinia, for the PhD programme at the University of Kent [1998-2002].
  • Full scholarship, Region of Sardinia, for the MA programme at the University of Kent [1996-1997].
  • International Relations Theory, international migration and security;
  • Sovereignty, refugeehood and humanitarianism;
  • Borders, governmentality and the liberal subject;
  • Camps, ethics and political activism;
  • Undocumented, identity, LGBTQ and emancipation;
  • Citizenship and Border Studies;
  •  Agamben, Rancière, Foucault, and Sartre.