-Historical method and Organisation Studies
-Co-operative sector in China
-Philosophy of Time and History
-Organisation and Industrial Relations in Italy
EGOS, European Group for Organizational Studies.
MIRS, Manchester Industrial Relations Society
EAEPE, European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy
ABH, Association of Business Historians
Reviewer: Academy of Management Review; Organization Studies; Organization; Human Relations; Socio-Economic Review; Business History; Asia Pacific Business Review; Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management; International Journal of Co-operative Management; Critical Perspectives on Accounting; MRC, UK Medical Research Council; British Journal of Industrial Relations; Land Use Policy; Journal of Evolutionary Economics; Journal of Economic Surveys; Forum for Social Economics; UK Medical Research Council.
2024 Local organizing committee, EGOS Colloquium, Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca.
2022 Convener (with Barbara Quacquarelli and Federica Angeli) EGOS Colloquium, Vienna, sub-theme 48, Organization Studies and Medical Humanities.
2018- Treasurer, Foundation for European Economic Development (FEED)
2017- EAEPE Research Area coordinator: Critical Management Studies
2017- Centre for Medical Humanities (Oxford Brookes), Member
2016- Center for Decent Work (MMU), Associate Member
2016- EAEPE Council co-opted and then elected member, Social Media and interdisciplinarity
2016 Chair, the 28th EAEPE Conference in Manchester (405 abstracts submitted, 275 papers presented, 315 participants, 77 sessions)
2014-17 EAEPE Research Area coordinator: Co-Operative Economy and Collective Ownership
2013 Visiting scholar at the University of Bergamo, Scuola internazionale di dottorato Formazione della persona e diritto del mercato del lavoro - ADAPT
2009-11 CIMO Visiting Scholar at the University of Helsinki, Mikkeli Campus.
2005-09 Researcher at Glocus, a Think Tank in Rome.
2003-06 Member of two Euro-Latin American Alfa research networks, financed by the European Union: “Social Economy and sustainable development” (Universidad de Deusto, Spain) and “Estudios Asociativos y Cooperativos” (Universidad de Chile, Santiago).
2002-08 Research fellow in Organisation Theory at the Department of Management and Law, University of Rome, Roma Tre.
2001-02 Research assistant at the Workshop for local sustainable development, University of Rome, Roma Tre, Faculty of Architecture and Economics.