Elia Vitturini

Elia Vitturini is postdoctoral researcher of the project “Traces of Mobility, Violence and Solidarity: Reconceptualizing Cultural Heritage through the Lens of Migration”, at the University of Milan. In 2017, he received his PhD in social anthropology at the University of Milan-Bicocca. His research experience started in 2011 in Somaliland, where he studied the local political arena, marginalised minorities and social stratifications. Between 2019 and 2022, Elia carried out fieldwork research on the migration-development nexus, multi-sited villages and the Euro-African migration regime in The Gambia as a member of the “Mig-Choice” project (University of Birmingham, University of Milan-Bicocca) and the PRIN 2017 project “Genealogies of African Freedoms” (University of Turin).

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