Luca Muscarà

Invited Researcher of DEA Programme
Stay in France from June 1st to June 20th and from September 20th to October 9th, 2021

Luca Muscarà is associate professor of political geography at the University of Molise (Italy), and associate researcher at Pacte, Laboratoire de Sciences Sociales. He has been a visiting professor at UCLA, at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University (Istanbul), and at Université Grenoble-Alpes. His research interests focus on the history of geographic thought. In particular, his work on the geography of Jean Gottmann has been internationally recognized.

Title: Jean Gottmann's Iconography of movement

Keywords: My scientific interests are at the intersection of the history of geographical thought, especially on of political, urban, and cultural geography of the 20th century.

Selected publications

  • Nationalisme et Populisme, in “Frontières”, Amilhat-Szary A.-L. et Hamez G. (eds), Paris: Armand Colin, 2020, 166-74.
  • The great swindle of nationalist sovereigntism, in “Changing Geographies of the State”, Koch et al. (eds), Cheltenham: Elgar, 2020, 96-106
  • David Lowenthal, The Past is a Foreign Country Revisited. “Journal of Historical Geography”, vol. 64, 2019, 107-09.
  • Maps, complexity and the uncertainty of power, in “Geographies of Power”, Agnew J. et al. (eds), Cheltenham, Elgar, 2018, 362-79.
  • The Banality of Empire, in “The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Political Geography”, Agnew J. et al. (eds), Chichester, UK, 2015, 324-38
  • Paradigma megalopolitano e riordino territoriale in Italia, “Rivista Geografica Italiana”, 122, 4, 2015, 555-72.
  • “Making Political Geography” - Second edition (with John Agnew), Lanham, MD: Rowman&Littlefield, 2012, 283 p.
  • La territorialità di Venezia e le sue proiezioni, in Muscarà C., et al. (eds), “Tante Italie, Una Italia”, Vol. 3, Milan: Angeli, 2011, 74-112.
  • Gottmann J., in Kitchin R, Thift N (eds), “International Encyclopedia of Human Geography”, Vol. 4, Oxford: Elsevier, 2009, 590–92.
  • The Doxiadis – Gottmann Exchange, in M. Antonopoulos-Bogdanou (ed.), “C.A.Doxiadis and His Work”, Athènes, 2009, vol. 2, 198-208.
  • A heurística de Jean Gottmann: um dispositivo psicossomático in: Marcos Aurelio Saquet (ed.), “Territórios e Territorialidades: Teorias, processos e conflitos”, São Paulo, Brasil: Expressão Popular, 2009, 37-56.
  • Une géographie dans l'histoire. In: L'Orbite de la Géographie de Jean Gottmann. Actes du colloque international ténu à Paris le 29-30 mars 2005, “La Géographie”, vol. 1523Bis Hors Série, Paris : Société de Géographie, 195-218, 2007.
  • “La strada di Gottmann, Tra universalismi della storia e particolarismi della geografia”, Rome: Nexta Books, 2005, 247p.
  • Territory as a Psychosomatic Device: Gottmann’s Kinetic Political Geography, “Geopolitics”, 10, Philadelphie, USA: Routledge - Taylor & Francis, 2005, 24-49.
  • The Long Road to Megalopolis, “Ekistics”, vol. 70, no. 418/419, Jan.-Apr., Athènes: Athens Center for Ekistics, 2003, 23-35.
  • Jean Gottmann’s Complete Bibliography, “Ekistics”, vol. 70, no. 418/419, Jan.-Apr. 2003, Athènes: Athens Center for Ekistics, 2003, 111-9.
  • Gottmann’s Geographic Glossa, “Geojournal”, Vol. 52, n° 4 (décembre), Dordrecht, Pays Bas: Kluwer Academic Pub., 2001, 285-93.
  • Jean Gottmann’s Atlantic “transhumance” and the development of his spatial theory, “Finisterra”, Revista Portuguesa de Geografia, 33, 65, Lisbonne: Centro de Estudos Geográficos, 1998, 159-72
  • Les ‘mots justes’ de Jean Gottmann, “Cybergeo”, 54, Paris, 26 Mars 1998, 15 p.
  • Bibliographie complète de Jean Gottmann, “Cybergeo”, Paris, 1998.
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23 June 2021