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Meet Our Speaker, Tiziana Torresi!

Tiziana Torresi is Senior Lecturer in Political Theory at the University of Adelaide and Deputy Director of the Fay Gale Centre for Research on Gender. She holds a DPhil in Politics and International Relations from the University of Oxford. Her research has been cited worldwide, mentioned by prominent media internationally and used by policy-makers.


She has published widely on migration and temporary labour migration, migrants’ voting rights, the role of cities in migration, citizenship, and populism. She writes on state policies about women’s bodies, especially in relation to health. She collaborates with an interdisciplinary team of scientists working on human flourishing and theories of well-being, and she is co-chair of the Wellbeing Portfolio in the Adelaide School of Social Sciences. She has an interest in the philosophy of love, both in interpersonal relations and as a public and political value as well as in Buddhist studies. She is a founding member of the Global Justice Network and the Vice-president of ARIA- Associazione Ricercatori Italiani in Australasia.

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