A blended two-day workshop to to highlight the importance of Social Labs as participatory method when it comes to investigating sensitive and complex issues such as radicalisation and polarisation.
UNICT invites you to take part in the PARTICIPATION H2020 project fifth Regional Workshop which will be held on April 27-28, 2023 in Catania (Italy).
The aim of the workshop is to discuss the results achieved so far in Work Package 3 – Prevention and contrast of violent extremism policies and practices analysis of the PARTICIPATION project, and present the Social Labs approach as participatory method useful to design strategies and tools focused to the prevention of radicalisation processes.
The Workshop plans to discuss Social Labs implementation in three strategic contexts: municipalities, schools, and religious communities. It will be hence an opportunity to discuss together the results achieved so far as well as methods and results that are at the very core of PARTICIPATION project.
With a co-participatory set-up, the workshop is open to scholars, politicians, experts on terrorism and radicalization, students and PhD students, researchers, practitioners and policy-makers in the field of contrasting and preventing radicalization and violent extremism.
Social Labs as participatory method:
Multi-context highlights from Participation Project fieldwork
TWO-DAY WORKSHOP | APRIL 27-28, 2023
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF CATANIA COMPLESSO
LE VERGINELLE – AULE 5 E 6,
VIA TEATRO GRECO, 84 | CATANIA (ITALY)
Speakers and discussants
- Francesco Antonelli, Roma Tre – Italy
- Liana M. Daher, University of Catania – Italy
- Augusto Gamuzza, University of Catania – Italy
- Robert Gianni, University of Maastricht – The Netherlands
- Markos Shangoyan, KMOP– Greece
- Michele Marzulli, University of Venice – Italy
- Giuliana Gianino, Talita Kum – Italy
- Daiva Lepaité, Vilnius University – Lithuania
- Kai Brand-Jacobsen, PATRIR – Romania
- Anna Maria Leonora, University of Catania – Italy
- Davide Lauretta, EFD – Belgium
- Nicoletta Pavesi, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart – Milan, Italy
- Rosa Anna Cristaldi, Polo Catanese di Educazione Interculturale – Italy
- Nina Czyzewska, PPWB – Poland
- Dana Dolghin, PATRIR – Romania
- Alessandra Scieri, University of Catania – Italy
- Giorgia Mavica, University of Catania – Italy
- Rita Bichi, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart – Milan, Italy
- Riccardo Rodano, Coordinamento “Religioni in Dialogo” – Italy
- Jeanne Abdulla, HSC – The Netherlands
- Pina Sodano, University of Roma Tre – Italy
For further information on the event
Please contact Liana Daher, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social labs in a nutshell
Social Labs are a team, a process and space(s) supporting experimentation processes on social inclusion. The team is made up of societal actors involved into the Social Labs to work together on the process.
The process consists of three interdependent, iterative activities:
- discussing policies collected in the database to provide a critical view of policies and current practices;
- designing & implementing social experiments to find strategies to deal with radicalisation and polarisation;
- reflecting upon outcomes of the experiments to learn lessons for further experimenting and future embedding of social inclusion into radicalisation policies & funding activities.