Alessandro Mongili


Assistant Professor

 

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Alessandro Mongili is a Professor of Sociology and of Processes of Modernization and Technoscience at the University of Padua.  He worked previously at the University of Cagliari as a Professor of Sociology and of Sociology of Technology. He was visiting at the USSR Academy of Sciences (1987-1988), at the University of California at San Diego (2004) and Berkeley (2011), at Santa Clara University (2007) and Stanford University (2008). He received a PhD degree at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris (1993).   His research interests included at first Soviet Science  (La chute de l’U.R.S.S. et la recherche scientifique,1998) and later technology, computing  (Donne al computer, with C. Casula, 2006, Tecnologia e società, 2007, Information Infrastructure(s), with G. Pellegrino, 2014) and Innovation in the Global South (Topologie postcoloniali, 2015). He published different papers in Italian, French, English and Russian. In 1995 he published Stalin e l’impero sovietico, a biography, available also in French and in Czech. He was among the founders of the Italian Society of Science and Technology Studies (STS Italia), and also its first President.


LATEST PUBLICATIONS:

(2016) L’uso del sardu e la sua situazione sociale e giuridica”, in Osservatorio sulle fonti, fasc. 1/2016scaricabile da www.osservatoriosullefonti.it, 11/04/2016.

(2015) con Jérôme Denis e David Pontille, Numero speciale: Maintenance and Repair in STS, di Tecnoscienza, Italian Journal of Science and Technology Studies, VI (2).

(2015) con Jérôme Denis e David Pontille, “Maintenance & Repair in Science and Technology Studies”, TecnoscienzaItalian Journal of Science and Technology Studies, VI (2), Numero speciale: Maintenance and Repair in STS, pp. 5-15.

(2015) Topologie postcoloniali. Innovazione e modernizzazione in Sardegna, Cagliari: Condaghes

(2014) (con Giuseppina Pellegrino (eds). Information Infrastructure(s): Boundaries, Ecologies, Multiplicity. Newcastle u/T: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

(2014)Designers as Users: Blurring Positions and Theories in Creative Practices”. In: (a cura di): A. Mongili e G. Pellegrino, Information Infrastructure(s), cit. p. 2-25,

(2014)  (con Giuseppina Pellegrino ) “The Boundaries of Information Infrastructures: An Introduction”. In: (a cura di): A. Mongili e G. Pellegrino, Information Infrastructure(s)  cit.  p. XVIII-XLVI,

(2012) “La visibilità sociale delle competenze linguistiche in Sardegna: un tentativo di problematizzazione”, in A. Oppo (ed), Le lingue dei Sardi. Una ricerca sociolinguistica, Cagliari: Regione Autonoma della Sardegna, pp. 93-104.

(2012) “Приключения науковедения: случай института истории естествознания и техники”. In: V.M. Orel (ed.), 80 лет Институт истории науки и техники. 1932–2012. История института в публикациях журнала “Вопросы истории естествознания и техники“. p. 236-259, Moskva:Izdatel’stvo RTSoft

(2012) Ontologie e traiettorie di naturalizzazione nell’informatica: Il caso Alpha”, in G. Marrone (ed.), Semiotica della natura (Natura della semiotica), Milano e Udine: Mimesis Edizioni, pp. 359-394.