Stefania Barca

Stefania Barca

Doctor in economic history
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ORCID: 0000-0002-8136-3369

 

Stefania Barca (Naples 1968) is a senior researcher at the Center for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra. He obtained his PhD in Economic History from the University of Bari (Italy) in 1997; she has a degree as an associate professor in Contemporary History and Economic History by the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) in Italy, and teaches in Political Ecology in CES / UC doctoral programs. In 2005-06 she was a visiting researcher under the Yale University Agrarian Studies Program, and from 2006 to 2008 she was a postdoctoral fellow 'Ciriacy Wantrup' at the University of California at Berkeley, in 2015-16 she was a Guest Researcher at the Pufendorf Institute from Lund University. Its publications include five books and articles in leading magazines in the fields of Economic History, Environmental History, Ecological Economics and Environmental Studies. His latest book Forces of Reproduction. Notes for a Countre-hegemonic Anthropocene has just been released by Cambridge University Press (2020). His monograph, Enclosing Water. Nature and Political Economy in a Mediterranean Valley (Cambridge, UK: White Horse Press 2010) received the Turku award in 2011. She was vice president of the scientific council of CES, co-director of the PhD program in 'Democracy in the 21st century' ( 2012-15) and co-coordinator of the group 'Social policies, work and inequalities' (2010-14). He was vice president of the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) between 2011 and 2013 and member of the Supervisory Board of the ITN 'Entitle' project; he was a member of the editorial committee of the journal Environmental History (Oxford UP) between 2014 and 2017 and is currently a member of the editorial committee of the series Environment in History of the Berghahn Press. His research interests include the relationship between work and the environment, environmental justice, degrowth, and 'commoning'.