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Giuseppe Porcaro is a geographer, a writer and a political scientist. He heads the communications’ team of Bruegel, the European think tank specialising in economic policy.

He comes originally from Naples (IT) and lives in Brussels (BE) since 2007. Giuseppe explores the links between the concepts of future, utopia, hope and their geopolitical and social patterns. And he has recently written DISCO SOUR, a speculative fiction novel about breakups, Europe and democracy in the age of the algorithms.

Giuseppe served as Secretary General of the European Youth Forum between 2009 and 2014 and he holds a PhD in Geography of Development from the University of Naples “L’Orientale”. Throughout his career, he developed competences in strategic communications, management, research, editorial processes, politics, European public affairs, advocacy, and speculative fiction writing.

email: giuseppe (at) porcarorama (dot) eu

Selected Bibliography

Porcaro G. (1999), “Asmerino belisimoo!” Identities on web during the Ethiopia-Eritrea’s conflict , Afriche e Orienti, nr. 4, Bologna.

Porcaro G., Amalvy R. (2004), The role of scouting in strengthening civil society, Geneva, WOSM.

Porcaro G. (2004), Gaza Strip: Geography of a Fragmented Territory, Afriche e Orienti, nr. 3, Bologna.

Porcaro G. (2005), Naples within international competition: a proposal for territorial benchmarking at the Mediterranean scale, Unione Industriali, Napoli.

Minca C., Porcaro G. (2009), “Re-scaling Trieste: (not so) invisible networks, (dis)trust and the imaginary landscapes of the Expo 2008”, in, Social Capital and Urban Networks of Trust, Routledge, London.

Porcaro G. Ed. (2011) Anthology: raw materials for a history of the European Youth Forum, European Youth Forum, Brussels.

Angel W.A., Cardona J., Porcaro G., Weuro J., Zecca G. (2014) The International Law of Youth Rights, Brill, Leiden.

Porcaro G. (2016), Tweeting Brexit: Narrative building and sentiment analysis, Bruegel blog

Porcaro G. (2016), “Policy and politics in the era of Industrial Internet”, in Out-thinking Organizational Communications – The Impact of Digital Transformation?, Springer.

Müller H., Porcaro G., von Nordheim G. (2016), Tweeting the Italian referendum: the hashtag war, Bruegel blog.

Porcaro G. (2016), The industrial internet will transform policymaking, Bruegel blog.

Porcaro G. (2016), Democracy in the age of the Internet of Things, Techcrunch.

Porcaro G. (2016), How industry influences public opinion about the Internet of Things, LSE Business review blog.

Müller H., Porcaro G., von Nordheim G. (2018), Tales from a crisis: diverging narratives of the euro-area, Policy Contribution, Bruegel.


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