Chiara Tornaghi

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Chiara Tornaghi, Dr.

City of Vienna Visiting Professor 2009 (Junior)

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Curriculum vitae Chiara Tornaghi

Born on 15th of May, 1972, in Milano, Italy

Professional career and research Experience

2008 – 2015
Lecturer in Human Geography, School of Geography, University of Leeds

2008
Politecnico di Milano (Italy), Faculty of Architecture, part-time temporary lecturer in urban sociology (Joined course Urban planning-Urban sociology)

2005 – 2008
University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy), Dept. of Sociology, Post-doctoral research fellow/ Part-time lecturer in urban sociology and research methods

2006
School of Architecture, Planning and landscape, Newcastle University (UK), Postgraduate certificate in European Spatial Planning

2005
Dept. of Sociology and Social Research, University of Milano Bicocca (It), PhD in Applied Sociology and research methods. Title: „The social production of public spaces in a post-Fordist city. The Urban Italia programme in Cinisello Balsamo“

2004
Research assistant, part-time. EUA Moress Project, Mapping of Indicators and Research in Social Science, coordinated by prof. Charles Boisvert and prof. Giampaolo Nuvolati for the Italian unit. Research financed by the European University Association

2003
Research assistant, part-time. Urban (slow) mobility of elder people: experimenting GPS and GIS techniques for collecting and analysing data related to service accessibility and public space uses, coordinated by prof. Francesca Zajczyk and prof. Mario Boffi. Research financed by the CARIPLO Foundation

2001
Milan State University (It), Graduate degree (Lauream cum laude) in PoliticalScience, urban studies curricula

Memberships/Grants

2007-2011
Member of the International Association of Sociology (ISA), and affiliation at the RC21 Research Committee

2007-2008
Member of the European Urban Research Association (EURA)

2007-2008
Member of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) and affiliation at the urban geography speciality group since

2006
Founder member of the action-research network EquaTerritoria

Summer 2007
Newcastle University (UK), School of architecture, Planning and Landscape, Global Urban Research Unit, research fellowship

2005-2008
University of Milano-Bicocca (It), Post-doctoral research fellowship

Publications

TORNAGHI, Chiara, with Vicari S. (2009) „Soggetti, domande, luoghi: pratiche di innovazione sociale nei servizi“ in Pomilio F. (ed.), Welfare e territorio. Riflessioni a partire dal contesto milanese, Firenze: Alinea

TORNAGHI, Chiara (2008b) „Le fonti dei dati per l’analisi secondaria sulla mobilità. Censimento, analisi critica e proposte di armonizzazione“, in COLLEONI M. (a cura di), La ricerca sociale sulla mobilità urbana. Metodi e risultati di indagine, Cortina Editore, Milano, 2007; pp. 3-30

TORNAGHI, Chiara(2008a) „Questioning the social aims of public art in urban regeneration policies. The case of Newcastle and Gateshead“, in EWPS, n° 42, GURU, working paper. Newcastle University

TORNAGHI, Chiara (2007b) „Implementing the Urban Italia regeneration programme in Cinisello Balsamo (Milan): Change and continuity in the pattern of local governance“, in Journal Für Entwicklungspolitik, XXIII, n° 1, pp. 75-97

TORNAGHI, Chiara (2007a) „Noi, l’Europa e l’Antiziganismo“, in Contest. Territori, reti, movimenti, 2 (4), pp. 35-36

TORNAGHI, Chiara, BOFFI, Mario (2006) „La lettura sociologica dei dati urbani“, in Urbanistica Quaderni, „Milano verso il Piano“, anno XII, n°46, pp. 142-151 and 157-160

TORNAGHI, Chiara (2006b) „Spazio pubblico: arene pubbliche, luoghi collettivi“, in Contest. Territori, reti, movimenti, 1 (1), pp. 84-88

TORNAGHI, Chiara (2006a) „Advisory service for squatters“, in Contest. Territori, reti, movimenti, 1 (2), pp. 116-121

TORNAGHI, Chiara, D’OVIDIO, Marianna, BAZZACO Edoardo (2005) „Il ruolo delle fiere nello sviluppo metropolitano. Le attività espositive e la nuova economia delle città“, in MARTINOTTI Guido (a cura di), Nuovi stili di vita dei cittadini. La popolazione di Rho-Pero, Quaderni della Fondazione Fiera Milano, Libri Scheiwiller, Milano, 2005

TORNAGHI, Chiara, VICARI, HADDOCK Serena, MUGNANO, Silvia (2005) „Nuove visioni del territorio: il rinnovo urbano e i nuovi spazi pubblici nel Nord Milano“, in DELL’AGNESE Elena (a cura di), Bicocca e il suo territorio, Skirà

TORNAGHI, Chiara, MUGNANO, Silvia (2005) „Milan, the Bicocca area: from industrial landscape to cyber village“, in OFX Architettura, anno XI, n° 82, pp. 128-135

TORNAGHI, Chiara (2004) „Mobilità e „city users“ a Milano: individuazione e stima delle popolazioni non residenti“, in Amministrare, pubblicazione ISAP a cura di ROTELLI Ettore, n°1, pp. 5-50

TORNAGHI, Chiara (2003) „L’offerta pubblica per la socialità degli anziani a Milano“ in Invecchiare: un’occasione per crescere. Attività culturali, partecipazione sociale e benessere – Rapporto Annuale SPI-CGIL, a cura di Carla FACCHINI, Franco Angeli, Milano

TORNAGHI, Chiara, NUVOLATI, Giampaolo (2002b) „L’evoluzione della cultura civica nella città che cambia“ in Osservatorio sulla cultura civica in Italia, II Rapporto Nazionale di Legambiente, Roma

TORNAGHI, Chiara, NUVOLATI, Giampaolo (2002a) Urban Renewal Policies in Italy. The case of Milan, in KESTELOOT Chris (ed), Urban Territorial Policies and their Effects at the Neighbourhood Level, Urbex. The Spatial Dimension of Urban Social Exclusion and Integration: A European Comparison, n. 21, AME, Amsterdam pp. 58-68

Guest lectures and conference presentations

07 | 2009
Co-organiser and participant of the roundtable “Planning education in the field of urban culture and public space”, with a contribute on “Values, power and the technical knowledge: does planning education have something to do with planning practice?”, at the AESOP conference, Liverpool 15th-18th July 2009

09 | 2008
Presentation of the paper „Branding the „public“ city: art in public spaces“ in the session New urban cultures: Public space, public art, performance and popular culture, at the First ISA Forum of Sociology, Sociological Research and Public Debate, Rethinking cities and regions in the troubled world. (RC21), Barcelona, Spain, 5-8 September 2008

04 | 2008
presentation of the paper „Participatory art practices within place making processes. Accommodating business or empowering tools?“ at the session Visualising with the ‚Other‘: collaborative art practices and politics, at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston (Massachusetts), 15-19 April 2008

09 | 2007
Seminar: „Questioning the social aims of public art in urban regeneration policies“, APL Seminars programme, Exhibition Area, Claremont Tower, Newcastle University, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, 26th September 2007, Newcastle upon Tyne (UK)

09 | 2007
Presentation of the paper: „Whose public spaces? Neighbourhood regeneration, participation and place making“ at the 10th EURA Conference The Vital City, Glasgow (UK), 12th-14th September 2007

04 | 2007
Discussant at the sessions 2.2 and 2.3 (Planning for the multicultural city: Public Space) at the ESDP conference „New concepts and approaches for Urban and Regional Policy and Planning“¸ Leuven (Belgium), 2-3 April 2007