Carmen Pellegrino

Carmen Pellegrino is an Italian historian and writer who studies marginality in urban and rural abandoned areas. An eclectic scholar, she has investigated some of the salient knots of modernity, concentrating her studies on collective movements
of dissidence, focusing her research on racism, social exclusion and the conditions of exploitation of migrants. She is the author of The Earth is Falling (2015), which was shortlisted for the 2015 Campiello Prize, If I Came Back This Evening Next
(2017) and The Happiness of Others, shortlisted for the 2021 Campiello Prize.

By Carmen Pellegrino