- Secular and the Religious in Modernity
- Cultural and Religious Diversity
- Conflicts and Social Mediation
Valeria Fabretti is PhD in ‘Social Systems, Organizations and Public Policy Analysis’ from ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome (2009), teaches Sociology at the University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’ where she also held various research positions at the Centre for the Study of Post-Secular Society. She has been a research fellow at the Department of Social Sciences and Economics of ‘Sapienza’.
Since 2017 she is researcher at the Bruno Kessler Foundation, Centre for Religious Studies, where she has coordinated multiple research projects on the themes of recognition of religious minorities, discrimination and education about diversity and coexistence. He currently coordinates the study programme Spaces of religions and spiritualities: places, devices and practices of encounter and recognition in plural societies and the TESEO project, funded by CARITRO, which investigates the places of religions in Trentino and the possibilities open for the creation of multi-faith spaces in physical and virtual environments.
Among her publications
2023. Gli effetti simbolici dello Hate Speech: riflessioni sul caso dell’odio rivolto a minoranze religiose, in I discorsi dell’oltre: fascino e pericoli della polarizzazione, Trento, FBK Press, pp. 23-34
2022. With Azzolini, D. (2022) Try walking in my shoes. Il rapporto con l’alterità culturale degli adolescenti italiani e il possibile contributo della nuova educazione civica, in Scuola democratica, Learning for Democracy, 1/2022, pp. 85-110
2019. With Gatti, M. et al., Quantifying Persecution: Developing an International Law-based Measurement of Freedom of Religion or Belief, in The Review of Faith & International Affairs, Volume 17, 2019 – Issue 2
2019. Sociologia della religione, in G. Filoramo M.C. Giorda (a cura di), Manuale di Scienze Religiose. Brescia: Editrice Morcelliana.
2019. With M. Griera and M.C. Giorda, Local Governance of Religious Diversity in Southern Europe: The Role of Interreligious Actors, in The Interfaith Movement. Mobilising Religious Diversity in the 21st Century, edited by J. Fahy, J-J. Bock, Routledge, London, pp. 122-138
2019. With M.C. Giorda e P. Vereni, Increasing plurality and neglected pluralism. Religious diversity in the suburbs of Rome, in Emerging Religious Pluralism, edited by J.J. Bock, J. Fahy, S. Everett. Londra: Palgrave Macmillian, pp. 167-193
2018. “Una bussola per l’educare? Il pluralismo”. In Annali di Studi Religiosi, n. 19/2028 (pp. 285-291).
2018. Con Benadusi M. e Salmieri L., “Dealing with Religious Multiple Belongings and Beliefs. Key Issues for Education”, in Scuola Democratica, 37/017, Il Mulino Editore, pp. 4447-485.
2018. With P. Vereni, Spazio certo e luoghi vaghi. Territori del sacro e diversità religiosa a Roma tra flussi globali e processi di esclusione, In A. Saggioro, C. Russo, Roma città plurale, Bulzoni Editore (pp. 123-150).