Joost de Moor, Stockholm University, Sweden

Joost de Moor is a Postdoc at Stockholm University where he works on social movements, climate change adaptation and mitigation, and (non-)mobilization. His research combines qualitative and quantitative research to bring together insights into social movements and political participation. His previous research has paid particular attention to environmental and urban movements and to protest and lifestyle politics. His work has been published in in Environmental PoliticsMobilizationInternational Journal of Urban and Regional ResearchParliamentary Affairsand Acta Politica, as well as several edited volumes including The Oxford Handbook on Political Consumerism. Since 2015 he has been the convener of the SG on Participation and Mobilization and an associate editor for ECPR’s Political Research Exchange. For more info:

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Lorenzo Zamponi, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy

Lorenzo Zamponi is a research fellow in sociology and political science at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence (Italy), where he is part of the COSMOS (Centre on Social Movement Studies) research team. He holds a Ph.D. in Political and Social Sciences from the European University Institute, obtained in 2015 with a thesis on the relationship between memory and social movements. He has worked on research projects on student movements, youth political participation, the economic crisis and solidarity with refugees. His research interests include memory, contentious politics and media analysis. He is author of a monograph (Social Movements, Memory and Media: Narrative in Action in the Italian and Spanish Student Movements, 2018, Palgrave) and of several peer-reviewed articles in international journals and book chapters, focusing mainly on the recent wave of anti-austerity protest in Europe, on the cultural elements of social mobilisation and on the emergence of non-protest based forms of collective action.

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