Flavia Cangià



Ricercatore Associato
Parole chiave:
  • Cross-cultural relations;
  • emotions;
  • Ethnicity;
  • Social identity formation;
Short profile: 

Flavia Cangià is Post Doc research fellow at the Institute of Psychology and Education of the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland) within the National Center of Competence in Research "On the Move". She obtained her Ph.D. in Social Anthropology at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) with a research on minority issues in Japan. She collaborates with Dr.
Camilla Pagani on a research project focusing on complex thinking and the relationship with cultural diversity. Her research interests include racism and discrimination, ethnicity and minority issues, social identity formation, highly skilled migration, children and youths, emotions. 



Cangià F., Pagani C. National borders and emotions in Italian youths' views on immigration. In: Etnofoor, Borders, vol. 26 (1) pp. 107 - 124. Borders. Etnofoor, 2014. [Online First 10 July 2014]  image
Cangià F. The Hindu Rights Action Force and the Definition of the "Indian Community" in Malaysia. In: Sociological Research Online, vol. 19 (4) article n. 3. Sociological Research Online, 2014.  image   image   image
Cangià F. Written Emotional Disclosure and Boundary Making. Minority Children Writing about Discrimination. In: Multicultural Education Review, vol. 6 (2) pp. 25 - 52. MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION REVIEW, 2014.  image
Cangià F., Pagani C. Youths, Cultural Diversity, and Complex Thinking. In: The Open Psychology Journal, vol. 7 pp. 20 - 28. Bentham Open, 2014.  image

Cangià F. From Heterotopias to Cultural Landscapes. On Reconstructing Buraku Leather Towns into "Japanese National Spaces". In: Urbanities, vol. 3 (1) pp. 42 - 60. Urbanities, 2013.  image
Cangià F. Images of Edo. Reinterpreting "Japanese History" and the "Buraku" Through Minority Narratives. In: Contemporary Japan, vol. 25 (1) pp. 17 - 40. De Gruyter, 2013.  image

Cangià F. "Children of Kinegawa" and the Transformation of the "Buraku Identity" in Japan. In: Childhood-A Global Journal of Child Research, vol. 19 (3) pp. 360 - 374. Sage, 2012.  image   image


Cangià F. Performing the Buraku. Narratives on Cultures and Everyday Life in Contemporary Japan. 280 p. (Freiburg Studies in Social Anthropology, vol. 37). Münster: LIT Verlag, 2013.

Articoli in atti di convegno

Cangià F. Minority Children's Narratives and the Transformation of Social Categorization. In: IAIE Zagreb 2013 - Unity and Disunity, Connections and Separations: Intercultural education as a movement for promoting multiple identities, social inclusion and transformation. The International Association for Intercultural Education IAIE (Zagabria Croazia, 17-21 Settembre 2013). Proceedings, pp. 10 - 19. INTERKULTURA / IAIE, 2014.  image


Cangià F., Pagani C. Youths' Racism and Levels of Complex Thinking. In: XXXVI CICA Conference. Towards Understanding Conflicts, Aggression, Violence and Peace. PROGRAM and ABSTRACTS (Héviz, Hungary, 23-26 June 2013). Abstract, pp. 26 - 27. J.M. Ramirez, C. Pagani (eds.). CICA, 2013.  image   image