Giulia Carabelli is a Lecturer in Sociology at Queen’s University Belfast Her research explores the construction and contestation of national identities in Europe, especially in relation to imperial legacies, contemporary nationalist movements, ethnic conflicts, and the emergence of grassroots urban activism in South-East Europe. Giulia has written extensively on the process of re-building Mostar, in Bosnia and Herzegovina, after the wars of the 1990s. Her book, The divided city and the grassroots. (un)making of ethnic divisions in mostar (2018) offers an original contribution to the study of ethno-national contestations and contributes to debates in urban and political sociology focusing on the roles of grassroots and youth activism in relation to social change.
She tweets a @g_carabelli