Elena dell’Agnese

Prof. Elena dell’Agnese
University of Milan-BicoccaElena dell’Agnese
Faculty of Sociology, Department of Social Research
Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi, 8
I-20126 Milano, Italy
Tel.: + 39 026 44 87 486
Fax: + 39 026 44 87 561
E-mail: elena.dellagnese @ unimib.it
Website: http://www.unimib.it


Elena dell’Agnese  is associate professor of Geography, and teaches courses on Political Geography and Geography of Development at the University of Milan-Bicocca. She also coordinates a post-graduate program in Tourism and Development. Her research interests are focused on  political geography and gender issues (nation building processes and regional iconographies in Europe and in Asia; European borders and their role as identity markers; cities as symbolic landscapes and political places/spaces; the political geography of masculinity). She has been working on rural and urban deprivation, and she is also interested in urban developments and transformations. Since 2004, Elena dell’Agnese is a member of the Steering Committee of the Commission on Political Geography of IGU (International Geographical Union).