Centro di ricerca sui movimenti sociali, attivo presso la Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (sede di Firenze). Diretto da Donatella della PortaCosmos
The Centre on Social Movement Studies (Cosmos) is a network located at the Institute of Humanities and Social Science at the Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence.
It focuses on social movements as part of broader contentious politics. It promotes theoretically-driven empirical analyses on forms, dimensions, causes and impacts of social movements, in established democracies as well as authoritarian regimes.
Particular attention is given to social movements as promoters of democratization processes.
(dal sito ufficiale di Cosmos)