Francesca Zajczyk

Francesca Zajczyk

Full professor of Urban Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Social Research of the University of Milan-Bicocca.

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The tomorrow of Milan, the future of the country

Milan Municipality and University of Milan Bicocca

He is a full professor of Urban Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Social Research at the University of Milan-Bicocca. He is the Mobility Manager of the University of Milan-Bicocca.

Delegate of the Rector of the University of Milan Bicocca for the Expo 2015 activities and European Research Council Member for the panel "Environment, Space and Population" in the Starting Grant 2014 evaluation.

He coordinated the PhD Research on the Information Society "Projects Quality of Life in the Information Society" (QUA_SI) from 2007 to 2013.

In 2011, she was appointed by the mayor as delegate for Equal Opportunities for the Municipality of Milan. Expert appointed by the Ministry of University and Scientific and Technological Research (Miur) for the VII Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (2007-2013).

Among the themes of her research are gender inequalities and the theme of rebalancing female presence in the economy and politics. Urban poverty and city transformations are analyzed from a gender perspective through the PeriMetro Laboratory (Laboratory of Metropolitan Peripheries) which she has been directing since 2004.

She is the author of several publications, including: Gender perspective for a more harmonious and shared city in Calafati G. A., (ed.), Cities between development and decline. An urban agenda for Italy, (Donzelli publisher, 2015), Central Station and Lambrate Station in Mazzette A.,(ed.) Social city practices published (Laterza, 2013), Where women's hearts beat (Laterza, 2012), The challenge of young women. The numbers of an obstacle course (Franco Angeli, September 2011); New fathers? Changes in fatherhood in Italy and Europe (Baldini Castoldi Dalai publisher, 2008); The resistible rise of women in Italy. Gender stereotypes and construction of new identities (Il Saggiatore, 2007).

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