International Conference – University of Salerno 14-15 November 2023

Conference programme

TUESDAY 14 NOVEMBER

ROOM OF SOLIDARITY “CARMINE PECORARO”, Edificio  C1

8:30 Registration

9:00 Institutional Greetings

 Vincenzo Loia Rector of the University of Salerno

Gennaro Iorio Director of the Department of Political and Social Studies, University of Salerno

Angela Di Stasi Rector’s Delegate for Equal Opportunity, University of Salerno

Ornella Maladrino Director OGEPO, University of Salerno

Stefano Tomelleri President Italian Sociological Association (AIS)

9:30 Introduction

Giuseppina Cersosimo University of Salerno

10:00 – 11:30 Plenary Session 1

BODIES, EXPLOITATION, AND SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF VIOLENCE

Chair: Amelia FilippelliUniversity of Salerno

The market of bodies: the sexual exploitation of women and girls

Anna Rita Calabrò University of Pavia

The impact of violence on children

Piero Avallone – President of the Minors’ Court in Salerno  

Porn-cultural Industries: female children and teenagers’ eroticization

Antonia Cava – University of Messina

11:30 -13:00 Plenary Session 2

OLD FORMS AND NEW EMERSIONS OF VIOLENCE

Chair: Rita Bichi – University “Cattolica del Sacro Cuore” Milan

Women to be saved and men to be justified: the power of stereotypes

Silvia Fornari – University of Perugia

“Climate violence” and gender migrations: what relationship and what protection?

Angela Di Stasi Rector’s Delegate for Equal Opportunity, University of Salerno

Radicalisation and Gender Violence: the Case of INCEL Movement

Francesco Antonelli – University of Roma Tre

13:00 -14:30 Break

PARALLEL SESSIONS

14:30-16:30 

YOUNG GIRLS AND VIOLENCE

ROOM SSC 03, Edificio C

Chaired by: Claudia Lintner –  Giovanna Truda –  University Salerno

Taking care of those left behind: social workers facing children involved into feminicide

Barbara Segatto – Valentina Amerighi – University of Padova

The S.O.S. project special orphans and the protection of minors

Paola Maria Torrioni – Anna Micol Tropeano – University of Torino        

 Empowerment of women and
well-being of children: what cultural implications

Alba Francesca Canta – University of Roma Tre                 

Between screens and violence: the transmedia world and its effect on girls

Rosalia UrbanoUniversity of Torino

DIGITAL ENVIRONMENTS AND NEW FORMS OF VIOLENCE

ROOM “CARMINE PECORARO”, Edificio C1

 Chaired by: Antonia Cava University of Messina; Giuseppe Masullo – University of Salerno

 

The normalisation of violence against women in the news media. A study of gender-based stereotypes and frames in the Italian press

Gaia Di Girolamo –  University of Napoli Federico II

Deep nudes, sexual deepfakes and AI-driven violence: safeguarding the well-being of women and girls in the Digital Age

Federica Fedorczyk – Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa    

Analysis of Femcel online experiences: Internalized violence?

Assunta Penna  – University of Salerno
Debora Maria Pizzimenti – University of Messina

The new frontiers of violence against women: the dark side of artificial intelligence

Simona Tirocchi – University of Torino

The digital dimension of violence against women as a violation of fundamental rights

Anna Iermano – University of Salerno        

Online Violence against Lesbians

Maria Fobert Veutro – “Kore” University of Enna

ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

ROOM SSC 04, Edificio C

 Chaired by: Giovanni Boccia University of Salerno;   Alessandra Sannella University of Cassino

From domination to care. Recognising and combating the common root of gender violence and environmental degradation

Daniela Belliti – University of Milano-Bicocca

The Great Destruction: violence against women, against the planet, against all life

Maria Lucia Piga – University of Sassari
Patrizia Desole – Associazione Prospettiva Donna

Violence Against Women: Forced Labour and Forced Marriages; Contexts, Causes and Key Policy Priorities

Adele Bianco – “G. d’Annunzio” University Chieti-Pescara   

Strategies of Agency: Assessing the Influence of State Feminism in Mitigating Gender-Based Violence in Italy, France, and Spain

Stellamarina Donato – LUMSA University of Rome

Policies for resilience: intersections between climate change and the protection of women victims of violence

Loretta Moramarco – University of Bari “A. Moro”

16:30-18:30 

GENERATIONS, VIOLENCE, AND CULTURE

ROOM SSC 03, Edificio C

 Chaired by: Beatrice Benocci –Maurizio Merico – University of Salerno

Ethnographic research on migrant women’s perspectives on gender, violence against women and empowerment

Marina Della Rocca – Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Tackling Gender-Based Violence in Italy: Challenges and Training Opportunities

Grazia Moffa – University of Salerno 
Marco Di Gregorio – University of Torino
Pasquale Emanuele De Girolamo – University of Macerata

In search of family visibility. LGBT+ parents between gender stereotypes and microaggressions

Salvatore Monaco – Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Ethnic rape in Bosnia: a transgenerational trauma

Laura Di Marco – “G. d’Annunzio” University Chieti-Pescara

Identity denial as a form of “social delegitimization”: the experience of transgender women

Marianna Coppola – University of Salerno

SYMBOLIC AND SYSTEMIC VIOLENCE

ROOM “CARMINE PECORARO”, Edificio C1

 Chaired by: Mariella Nocenzi Sapienza University of Rome – Adriano Vinale University of Salerno

Migrant women: cultural obstacles and violence, tactics and strategies of resistance

Andrea Casavecchia – University of Roma Tre                                         

From patriarchal views to women’s empowerment. An interdisciplinary reading of secondary victimization

Daniela Grignoli – Danilo Boriati – Mariangela D’Ambrosio – University of Molise

Facilitating access to fair labor and public services to prevent, address and redress systemic gender violence. Narratives of immigrant women in Northern Italy

Franca Zadra – Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Violence in informal female caregiving

Lucia Landolfi – University of Salerno

Plundered Identities. New slavery in the Era of globalization of the sex industry: sex trafficking of women and girls, sex tourism and child pornography

Laura Rando – “G. d’Annunzio” University Chieti-Pescara  

 

DISCRIMINATION, VIOLENCE, AND HEALTH ACROSS THE LIFE COURSE

ROOM SSC 04, Edificio C

Chaired by: Francesco De Caro – University of Salerno – Giuseppina Pellegrino – University of Calabria

Violence Against Older Women in Italy: Understanding the Scope and Solutions

Stefano Poli – Paola Giannoni – Giada Moretti – University of Genova

Anthropology, gender and health

Caterina Angela Agus – CRPO Piemonte

Recognizing obstetric violence

Sara Fariello – “L. Vanvitelli” University of Campania 

Cultural violence and its effects on women’s health

Ornella Urpis – University of Trieste

Pathways of women’s health and protection. A culturally sensitive approach against violence

Sonia Viale – Maria Concetta Segneri – NIHMP  Roma

WEDNESDAY 15 NOVEMBER

ROOM “GABRIELE DE ROSA”, Edificio D2

10:00-11:30 Plenary Session  3 


WOMEN’S ROLE IN COUNTERING VIOLENCE

Chair: Nicola Montagna – University of Salerno

 

Addressing violence against women:  Lessons from university prevention policies for broader public prevention and counter-action policies and practice

Sundari Anitha – University of Lincoln

Justice work: Women (having to) do it for themselves

Nancy Lombard – Glasgow Caledonian University

The female caregiver. The family angel with scorcHed wings

Antonio Francesco Maturo – University of Bologna

11:30 – 13:00 Plenary Session 4 


PREVENTING AND COUNTERING VIOLENCE

Chair: Giuseppina Cersosimo – University of Salerno

 

Standing with girls and women victims of violence: the actions that make a difference

Laura Baldassarre Head of Institutional Advocacy UNICEF

Epigenetics of violence against women: genome plasticity and precision prevention

Simona Gaudi – Italian National Institute of Health

Prevention and repression of violence against women and children: forms of protection and criticality of the system

Maria Zambrano Magistrate of the Court of Salerno

Sexism, discrimination, violence: health at work

Domenico Della Porta Director of the Department of Prevention at ASL Salerno 2

 

13:00 Conclusions

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