Ettore Recchi

Part-time Professor

Fields of interest: mobilities, migration, transnationalism, Europe

Ettore Recchi is part-time professor at the MPC and professor at Sciences Po in Paris, where he directs the Master and PhD programs in sociology. A former doctoral student at the EUI, over his career he has taught and researched in the Universities of Firenze, Chieti-Pescara, Michigan (international program). Between 2005 and 2009 he was co-director (with Philippe Fargues) of the Summer School on Migration and Development at the European University Institute.
Recchi has coordinated three major EC-funded research projects on migration and transnationalism in the EU (the PIONEUR, MOVEACT and EUCROSS projects). He also designed and directed surveys of migrant populations in Italy and the part on migration and spatial mobility of the French ELIPSS longitudinal study.
His recent publications include:
Mobile Europe. The Theory and Practice of Free Movement in the EU, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2015 (monograph); The Engine of ‘Europeanness’? Free Movement, Social Transnationalism and European Identification, in D. Thym (ed) Questioning EU Citizenship: Judges and the Limits of Free Movement and Solidarity in the EU, Hart, London, 2017, 135-148; The Citizenship Gap in European Societies: Conceptualizing, Measuring and Comparing ‘Migration Neutrality’ across the EU, “International Migration”, 2016, 54, 6, 181-200; Space, Mobility and Legitimacy, in Thompson, W.R. (ed) Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2016:

Research topics: mobilities, migration, transnationalism, Europe
Geographic areas: Europe