June 2020:
Invited speaker: Cerimonia di consegna dei diplomi, Università della Svizzera italiana

September 2019
Invited Speaker: “eVoices: Creative and Visual Output to generate Impact”, Strengthening Resilience Program Workshop – British Council, UK

March 2019:
Invited speaker: “Digital Media to Fight Marginalisation through Participatory Action Research”, Participatory Action Research: Methods, Approaches and Practices Doctoral Workshop – Università La Normale di Pisa, Italy

November 2018:
Keynote speaker: “Technology and Society: Diversity, Development and Community Change” workshop – Università La Sapienza, Rome, Italy

October 2018:
Invited lecturer: “Digital Technologies to fight marginalisation”, Post Graduate course within the Media and Daily Life Program – Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil

May 2018:
Invited speaker (roundtable): “VII Seminário Internacional de Pesquisa em Mídia e Cotidiano” – Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil

May 2017:
Invited presenter: “Critical Heritage, Urban Activism and the Decolonial Turn” – Aarhus University, Denmark

Invited lecturer: “Intercultural Communication: a key competence in an interconnected world”, Erasmus Mundus MA in Journalism, Aarhus University, Denmark

Invited presenter: “15th Symposium on the Contributions of Psychology to Peace” – UNICEF Office of Research-Innocenti, Italy

November 2016:
Invited speaker (roundtable) “Media for Change Virtual Conference, Migration and Coexistence: Media and Empathy in the 21st Century” – Bournemouth, UK.
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September 2016:
Invited speaker to a Founders4schools event involving all of the secondary schools in Weymouth and Portland as well as the local FE College (300 Year 7 to Year 10 students)
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July 2016:
Invited speaker to a Founders4schools event at Avonbourne College
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Presenter at “Big and Open Data for Development Workshop”, University of Manchester
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July 2015 – January 2016: Having fun with my daughter Olivia! (maternity leave)

September 2015:
Invited lecturer “Digital Storytelling in intergenerational and intercultural contexts”, at SUPSI – Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera italiana

September 2013 – April 2014: Enjoying my son Gioele full time! (maternity leave)

February 2013:
Invited speaker “Social Representations of Community Multimedia Centres in Mozambique” at ICT4D Collective, Royal Holloway, University of London

November 2012:
Invited speaker “Science and Development, Swiss-Colombian Bilateral Relations about Scientific Exchange”, at EPFL – École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

October 2012:
Invited Trainer “Solidarietà 2.0: potenzialità e limiti dei nuovi social media”, at USI – Università della Svizzera italiana
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May 2012:
Invited lecturer “Intercultural Communication and International Development Projects”, at SUPSI – Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera italiana

November 2011:
Invited speaker “Annual conference of the North-South Centre – ICT4D. The development impact of information and communication technologies”, at ETH Zurich
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May 2011:
Invited lecturer “Intercultural Communication and International Development Projects”, at SUPSI – Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera italiana

September 2010:
Visiting scholar at TASCHA – Technology and Social Change Group, University of Washington, US

May-June 2006:
Visiting researcher at The Information Society Institute, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa

January – April 2005:
Visiting researcher at Centre on International Education Paul Guerin, UQAM, Montreal, Canada

September – December 2004:
Visiting researcher at Centre for International Development and Conflict Management, University of Mariland, USA

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