Venere Stefania Sanna
Venere Stefania Sanna is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Rome La Sapienza. She holds a PhD in Economic Geography and a Masters in Economics.
Venere has been involved in many national and international projects from the Galapagos Islands via Central America to the European Union, and her research interests include local economic development, and theories and methods for quantitative and qualitative socio-economic research. Her research often supports policy makers in local government.
She is currently conducting research on transition movements and the contribution of community-based initiatives towards a more sustainable society, the sharing economy, and immigrant integration issues.
Her research method is based on a strong interdisciplinary approach which incorporates policy and practice impacts, and her eclectic publication record reflects her diversity in fields of knowledge and study.
Celata F., Sanna V.S. (in publication 2018), A multi-dimensional assessment of community-based transition initiatives in Europe, Regional Environmental Change Special Issue “Sustainable transitions to low carbon societies: insights from European community-based initiatives”.
Sanna V.S. (in print 2018), Grassroots initiatives for sustainability transitions: community-wide impacts and economic functioning, in Management Revue, Special Issue “Post-Growth Organization”.
Celata F., Hendrickson C. Y. and Sanna V.S. (2017), The sharing economy as community marketplace? Trust, reciprocity and belonging in peer-to-peer accommodation platforms, Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society 2017, 10, pp. 349–363
Sanna V.S. (2016), Crisis and community: grass-roots initiatives as space of migrant integration in Rome, in AA.VV. “From Europe to Local: Migrating Solidarity”, FEPS – Foundation for European Progressive Studies and SOLIDAR, Brussel, pp. 145-171 [On line] http://www.feps-europe.e…
Sanna V.S. (2016), Community-Based Initiatives as new spaces of integration and urban culture (in Italian), in Centro Studi e Ricerche IDOS, Osservatorio romano sulle migrazioni, XI Rapporto, Edizioni IDOS, Roma, pp. 169-175.
Celata F., Sanna V.S. (2014), Community activism and sustainability: a multi-dimensional assessment, Working Paper, Dip. Metodi e Modelli per l’Economia il Territorio e la Finanza, [online] www.memotef.uniroma1.it/…