Silvia Mazzini

Dean of Students & Assistant Professor

Areas of Research

Aesthetics, Political Philosophy, Dramaturgy, Philosophy of Poverty, participative art, art and politics, tragic and comic thought, Sustainable Philosophy


SILVIA MAZZINI, a philosopher and theatre author, works on the intersection of Aesthetics and Political Philosophy. She published on Arts and Politics in Pasolini, Bloch and Vattimo, on tragic and comic thought and community theatre; currently she is writing on the Philosophy of Poverty. Before joining IDSVA, she was research fellow at the Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry and worked as Assistant Professor at the Humboldt University (where she also obtained her PhD) and at the Berlin University of the Arts. She teaches History of late-modern Continental Philosophy at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands).

Book Publications