37° Ciclo - Immatricolati nel 2021
Area tematica
Toward a political genealogy of walking. Reading urban space through the lens of an ecological practice. Borsa PON R&I 2014-2020
Briguglia Gianluca / Castela Tiago (Università di Coimbra - CES - Center for Social Studies)
Sito web
www.unive.it/persone/elisa.mozzelin (scheda personale)
Dipartimento di Filosofia e Beni Culturali
Sito web struttura: https://www.unive.it/dip.fbc

Research interests

Philosophy of (social) space, philosophy of the city, Politics of Walking, Feminism, Political Ecology.



2024. Visting Student. Center for Mobility Studies (CeMoRe), Lancaster University, Lancaster (UK). Supervisor: Prof. Lynne Pearce. 

2023-2024. Visiting Student. Center for Social Studies (CES), University of Coimbra, Coimbra (PT). Supervisor: Prof. Tiago Castela.

2022. PhD Candidate. PON Scholarship for "Green" PhD Programmes. Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Venice.

Research Project: Toward a Political Genealogy of Walking. Reading urban space through the lens of an ecological practice. 

2020. Scholar in Political Ecology.  Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici, Naples. 

2019. MA in Philosophical Sciences. Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Venice.

Final Dissertation: Henri Lefebvre: the production of space, the critics of everyday life, the right to the city.

2015. BA in Philosophy. Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Bologna.

Final Dissertation: Herbert Marcuse and the Society as Artwork.

2014. LLP Erasmus for Study. Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland.



Mozzelin, E. (in progress). The Psychogeographic Fotoromanzo as an Urban Affective Mapping Practice. Notes on Ralph Rumney’s The leaning Tower of Venice. In Public Art, Urban Arts: Aesthetics, Practices and Languages in the City. Vol. 6, (2).

Mozzelin, E. (2022). Camminare è prendere posizione. Per un’ecologia politica del transito pedonale. In Fare Mondi. Quaderni di Ecologie Politiche del Presente. A cura di Capone, N. e Valisena, D. Introduzione di J.W. Moore. Naples: Tamu. ISBN: 9791280195104.

Mozzelin, E. (2021). Quarantine Symptomatology: is a naked running body an heterotopy? In Urban Corporis X Unexpected. Eds. Milocco Borlini, M., Califano, A. Treviso: Anteferma. ISBN: 978-88-32050-96-7.

Mozzelin, E. (2021). Toward a critic of space as orthos paideia. Reading Le Corbusier through Henri Lefebvre’s philosophy of
space. In Quantifying bodies and health. Interdisciplinary approaches. Eds. Braga, J. & Guidi, S., Coleção eQVODLIBET 8, Coimbra: IEF. ISBN: 978-989-54328-7-55. 



Speaker. The Enclosed Body: Notes on Women's Spatial Situatedness. Care, Commons, Reproduction, 2024 CRMEP Graduate Conference, Kingston University, London (UK). 23-24/05/2024.

Speaker. Reading Walking as a Political Practice. Notes on urban everyday life, situatedness and spatial agency. Discussant: Carlos Fortuna, Moderator: Tiago Castela. Center for Social Studies (CES), Coimbra (PT), 02 May 2024.

Chair. Political Philosophy Panel. Venice Issues On Matter. Ca' Foscari University - Paris 1 (Pantheon Sorbonne) University, 21-23 February 2024. 


Speaker. O Corpo, o caminhar, a superfìcie. Workshop with Joaquim Braga (UC) and André Barata (UBI). Universidade de Beira Interior, (UBI) Covilha (PT), 4 December 2023. 

Co-author with Bonci, M. (S). The production of space and its foundation of inequality. How commons can draw a third way. Segregation, Social and Spatial Inequalities. 62nd ERSA Congress, Alicante (SP), 28 Aug - 1 Sept 2023.

Speaker. Walking the space. Political perspectives on interactions and contrasts between social products. CeMoRe's 20th Anniversary Colloquium, Center for Mobilities Research, University of Lancaster, Lancaster (UK), 17 July 2023.

Speaker. The Psychogeographic Fotoromanzo. The case of Ralph Rumney's "The Leaning Tower of Venice". The politics and poetics of walking ethnographies Panel. 9th Ethnography and Qualitative Research Conference, Trento (IT), 08-10 June 2023. 

Organizing Committee. Political Philosophy, Critical Theories and Political Epistemology Panel. Environmental Issues PhD Conference. Organized by the PhD Program in Philosophy and Educational Sciences. Ca' Foscari University of Venice. Venice (IT), 1-3 March 2023. 


Speaker. Walking through enclosures. Transformation of space and metamorphosis of the walking practice from the process of original accumulation. Mobilities: Disruptions and Reconnections. T2M 20th Annual Conference, organized by International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility. Centre for Advanced Studies in Mobility & Humanities. Padua (IT), 21-24 September 2022. 

Chair. Eco- Political Epistemologies. Histories of Knowledge: Political, Historical and Cultural Epistemologies in Intellectual History, organized by the International Society for Intellectual History. Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Venice (IT), 12-15 September 2022. 


Speaker. Camminare è prendere posizione. Per un'ecologia politica del transito pedonale. Online Workshop. 25 February 2021. 


Speaker. Toward a critics of space as orthos paideia. Reading Le Corbusier through Henri Lefebvre's Philosophy of Space. "The Quantification of Bodies", Universidade de Coimbra, FLUC, Coimbra (PT) 28-29 november 2019.


Academic Trainings

2023. Workshop (with scholarship). Mobility Justice and Climate Reparations: Reflection on 20 Years of Mobilities Research with Mimi Sheller. University of Lancaster, Lancaster (UK).

2022. Summer School. Gender and Capital: history and theoretical perspectives. Società Italiana delle Storiche. Fiesole, Florence (IT).

2022. Summer School. Environmental Humanities. VIU, San Servolo, Venice (IT).


Teaching Assistantship and Tutorship

2023-2024. Tutor. Assistance to students writing their final dissertation (BA in Philosopy and MA in Philosophical Sciences).

2023. Examination assistant. Zero Lecture on Sustainability. Social Dimension (Anthropocene, Feminism and Social Inequalities). Spring Semester. 


Scientific Journal Peer Reviewer 

2024. Forum Sociologico. https://journals.openedition.org/sociologico/. 



Italian: mother tongue

English: advanced