Dr. Silvia D’Amato is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA), part of the research groups Terrorism and Political Violence and War, Peace and Justice. Prior to joining Leiden University, she was Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute as well as Adjunct Professor and interim Academic Coordinator for the James Madison University MA EUPS Programme in Florence. She holds a Ph.D. (cum laude) in Political Science from the Scuola Normale Superiore and she has been Post-Doctoral fellow within the H2020 project RESPOND at University of Florence. Her research interests include terrorism and counterterrorism, international politics, military interventions and comparative counterterrorism strategies. She is the author of the book Cultures of Counterterrorism: the French and Italian response to terrorism after 9/11, Routledge.
- Faculty Governance and Global Affairs
- Institute of Security and Global Affairs
- D'Amato S. & Sachoulidou A. (2021), European transnationalism between successes and shortcomings: Threats, strategies and actors under the microscope, Journal of Contemporary European Studies : 1-8.
- D'Amato S. (2021), Patchwork of counterterrorism: analyzing European types of cooperation in Sahel, International Studies Review .
- D'Amato S. & Baldaro E. (2020), Jihadi paranoia: why we (still) need to rethink the debate on terrorism and political violence (Website), (Open Democracy). [website].
- D'Amato S. & Giuliani G.A. (2020), When opposites attract? : the relationship between foreign policy and the migration-terrorism nexus in the French radical right and radical left discourse. Florence, (European University Institute). [other].
- D’Amato Silvia & Lucarelli Sonia (2019), Talking Migration: Narratives of Migration and Justice Claims in the European Migration System of Governance, The International Spectator 54(3): 1-17.
- D’Amato Silvia & Lavizzari Anna (2019), The Migration Triangle: Narratives, Justice and the Politics of Migration in France, The International Spectator 54(3): 37-53.
- D’Amato Silvia (2019), Islamization of criminal behaviour: The path to terrorism? Terrorist threat and crime in French counterterrorism policy-formulation, European Journal of Criminology 16(3): 332-350.
- D'Amato S. (2019), Cultures of Counterterrorism: French and Italian approaches to terrorism after 9/11: Routledge .
- D'Amato S., Baldaro E. & Giurati T. (2019), The CorsAfrique: The Corsican milieu in Africa, between business and raison d’Etat, European Review of Organized Crime 5(1): 36-59.
- Coticchia Fabrizio & D’Amato Silvia (2018), Can you hear me Major Tom? News, narratives and contemporary military operations: the case of the Italian mission in Afghanistan, European Security 27(2): 224-244.
- D’Amato Silvia (2018), From BR to ISIS. The Italian domestic and international response to terrorism, European Politics and Society 19(4): 416-434.
- D’Amato & S. Terlizzi A. & Federico V. (2018), Comparative Dataset on Migration (data file and codebook). [dataset].
- D’Amato S., Pannia,P., Terlizzi A. & Federico V. (2018), Comparative Report: Legal and Policy Framework of Migration Governance.
- D’Amato S., Pannia P., Federico & V. (2018), National Country Report: Italy.
- D’Amato Silvia (2017), Terrorists going transnational: rethinking the role of states in the case of AQIM and Boko Haram, Critical Studies on Terrorism 11(1): 151-172.
- D’Amato Silvia & Del Panta Gianni (2017), Does rentierism have a conditional effect on violence? Regime oil dependency and civil war in Algeria, Extractive Industries and Society 4(2): 361-370.
- D'Amato S. (2017), Terrorismo, terroristi: chi, cosa, perché. Atlas: Vita activa [blog entry].
- D'Amato S. & Baldaro E. (2015), L’islamazzazione dell'(in)sicurezza nazionale in francia, Limes 11: 207-217.
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