In this page you will find a brief selection of my publications (books and papers).
In 2007, following my long-term interest for music and preservation, I wrote the book Piccola guida alla conservazione e all’uso dei dischi a 78 giri (‘Brief guide to the conservation and use of 78 rpm records’), that you can still find here.
This little guide, despite its quite specialized content, has had a good success and has been used, among more prestigious references, by the curators of sound collections in some libraries in Europe and has received favourable reviews by readers.
It contains, as the title suggests, an introductions to how store, clean, use and play 78rpm records (the guide does not focus on vinyl records), with some mode advanced notions about cartridge cabling, playback equipment and equalization curves.
During my career as PhD student in sociology I had the chance to take part to many stimulating international conferences and to deliver some talks about my research activity.
The focus of the majority of those papers – as well as that of my dissertation – was on the consequences of ecological thinking on society. Here are some of them…