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Professore Aggregato

Simone Mulargia
E-mail: simone.mulargia@uniroma1.it
Orario di ricevimento : Giovedì 16:00 - 18:00
Sede: Via Salaria 113
Stanza: 336 (terzo piano)
Telefono:
Immagine di Simone Mulargia

Istruzione

Dottorato di Ricerca (PhD) in Scienze della Comunicazione, Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Facoltà di Scienze della Comunicazione (2004-2008)

Laurea (110/110, summa cum laude), in Scienze della Comunicazione, Università degli Studi di Roma, La Sapienza, Facoltà di Scienze della Comunicazione (1998-2004)

 

Posizione attuale

 

Ricercatore a tempo determinate (tipo A) presso il Dipartimento di Comunicazione e Ricerca Sociale di Sapienza Università di Roma.

Simone Mulargia è stato Assegnista di Ricerca presso il Dipartimento di Comunicazione e Ricerca Sociale di Sapienza Università di Roma dal 2010.

Simone Mulargia è stato Docente a Contratto in Teorie e tecniche dei Nuovi Media presso Dipartimento di Dipartimento di Scienze sociali, politiche e cognitive, Università degli Studi di Siena (Anno Accademico 2011/2012 e 2012/2013)

Simone Mulargia ha lavorato presso il CNIPA (Centro Nazionale per l’Informatica nella Pubblica Amministrazione) come “Ricercatore della Società dell’Informazione” (2006-2008).

Simone Mulargia ha insegnato media digitali, giornalismo online e sociologia della comunicazione presso differenti Master del Dipartimento di Comunicazione e Ricerca Sociale di Sapienza Università di Roma.

 

 

Ricerche e pubblicazioni

L’attività di ricerca di Simone Mulargia si è concentrata sullo studio delle relazioni tra cultura, tecnologia e società, con un focus specifico sui media digitali. Un ulteriore ambito di approfondimento riguarda il fenomeno dei videogiochi, analizzato da differenti prospettive: i giocatori online, le dinamiche del mercato videoludico, il ruolo dei serious game e dei meccanismi di gamification nell’apprendimento.

Tra le esperienze di ricerca

Smart watches, adoption(s) and appropriation(s). Progetto finanziato dal The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). In collaborazione con il gruppo di ricerca Ageing + Communication + Technologies (ACT) e con l’istituto Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) – presso la Open University di Catalogna. Ruolo: Associate researcher.

SHAKE networks: il ruolo dei social media nella comunicazione d’emergenza e nella divulgazione della ricerca seismologica. Progetto di ricerca di rilevante interesse nazionale (PRIN) finanziato dal Ministero dell’Istruzione, Università e Ricerca (MIUR). Ruolo: assegnista di ricerca.

Business and Gaming. Progetto di ricerca sul rapport tra videogame, business e social media. Finanziato da Sony Computer Entertainment Italia (SCEI). Ruolo: ricercatore.

Contro la comunicazione politica. Ripensare la partecipazione nell’epoca dei vecchi e nuovi media. Progetto di ricerca di rilevante interesse nazionale (PRIN) finanziato dal Ministero dell’Istruzione, Università e Ricerca (MIUR). Ruolo: ricercatore.

M3. MIUR Multimedia Monitor. Progetto di ricerca per il monitoraggio e la valutazione dei programme di formazione degli insegnanti italiani. Finanziato dal Ministero dell’Istruzione, Università e Ricerca (MIUR). Ruolo: ricercatore.

 

Selezione delle pubblicazioni più recenti

 

Mulargia S. (2016) Videogiochi. Effetti (sociali) speciali, Guerini e Associati, Milano

Comunello F, Fernández-Ardèvol M, Mulargia S, Belotti F (2016), Women, Youth, and Everything Else. Age-based and gendered stereotypes in relation to digital technology among elderly Italian mobile phone users, Media, Culture and Society (IF: 1.128), published online before print (20 October, 2016), doi: 10.1177/0163443716674363

Comunello F., Mulargia S., Parisi L. (2016) «The ‘proper’ way to spread ideas through social media: exploring the affordances and constraints of different social media platforms as perceived by Italian activists», in The Sociological Review, Vol. 64, DOI: 10.1111/1467-954X.12378, pp. 515–532 


Comunello F., Mulargia S., Polidoro P., Casarotti E., Lauciani V. (2015) «No Misunderstandings During Earthquakes: Elaborating and Testing a Standardized Tweet Structure for Automatic Earthquake Detection Information», in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Kristiansand, Norway, (Indexed in Scopus)

Comunello F., Mulargia S., Belotti F., Fernández-Ardèvol M. (2015). Older People’s Attitude Towards Mobile Communication in Everyday Life: Digital Literacy and Domestication Processes, in Zhou J., Salvendy G. (a cura di) Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for Aging, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp. 439-450.

Comunello F., Mulargia S. (2014) «User-Generated Video Gaming: Little Big Planet and Participatory Cultures in Italy», in Games and Culture, 10 (1), pp. 57-80, DOI: 10.1177/1555412014557028 - Impact Factor:0.490; Ranking: Cultural Studies 16 out of 38, Communication 57 out of 79

 

Recenti presentazioni a convegni

Mulargia, S., Comunello F. & Parisi L. (2016, November) Between ‘Debunking’ and ‘Echo-Chambers’ Effects. Exploring the Childhood Vaccine Controversy Among Italian Facebook Users. Paper presented at the 6th European Communication Conference (ECREA), Prague, Czech Republic.

Rosales, A., Fernández-Ardèvol, M., Comunello, F., Ferran, N. & Mulargia S. (2016, October) Adoption is a question of interests. Appropriation and domestication processes of smartwatches among adult and older adult users. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR 2016), Berlin, Germany (http://spir.aoir.org)

Comunello, F. & Mulargia, S.(2016, October) ‘No more birthday greetings on my Facebook wall, please!’ Social media platforms usage patterns, user perceptions, and idioms of practice among young Italian users. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR 2016), Berlin, Germany (http://spir.aoir.org)

Comunello, F., Mulargia, S., Belotti, F. & Fernández-Ardèvol, M. (2015, July) Older People’s Attitude Towards Mobile Communication in Everyday Life: Digital Literacy and Domestication Processes. Paper presented at the Human-Computer Interaction International Conference (HCI), Los Angeles, USA

Comunello, F., Mulargia, S. & Parisi L. (2015, June) Take connected action – Exploring the role of different social media platforms as participatory environments for protest actions. Paper presented at the Protest participation in variable communication ecologies conference, Alghero, Italy

Comunello, F., Mulargia, S., Polidoro, P., Casarotti, E. & Lauciani, V. (2015, May) No Misunderstandings During Earthquakes: Elaborating and testing a Standardized Tweet Structure for Automatic Detection of Earthquakes. Paper presented at the International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), Kristiansand, Norvegia

Comunello, F., Fernández-Ardèvol, M., Mulargia, S. & Belotti, F. (2014, November) No country for old men?” Analyzing older people’s attitudes toward mobile communication. Paper presented at European Communication Association (ECREA), Lisbon, Portugal

Comunello, F. & Mulargia, S. (2012, October). No more birthday greetings on my Facebook wall, please. User representations of different social media platforms and their integration in everyday relational pattern. Paper presented at European Communication Association (ECREA), Istanbul, Turkey.

Comunello, F. & Mulargia, S. (2011, October). User-generated videogaming. Little Big Planet and participatory cultures. Paper presented at Internet Research 12 (IR 12), Association of Internet Researchers, Seattle, USA.

Comunello, F. & Mulargia, S. (2010, October). Networked Sociability. Exploring identity performances and new patterns of sociability in a networked world. Paper presented at 3rd ESA (European Sociological Association) Sociology of Culture Research Network mid‐term Conference, Milano, Italy.

Comunello, F. & Mulargia, S.(2009, September). Social Network Sites and the rise of Networked Individualism. Paper presented at 9 th Conference of the European Sociological Association – RN 07: Sociology of Culture – Old and New Individualisms, Lisbon, Portugal.

 

Education

PhD in Communication, Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Communication (2004-2008)

Degree, Laurea (110/110, summa cum laude), Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Communication (1998-2004)

 

Current position

Dr. Mulargia has been Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Communication and Social Research (CORIS), Sapienza University of Rome, since 2010.

Dr. Mulargia has been Adjunct Professor in New Media at the Department of Social, Political and Cognitive Sciences (DISPOC) - Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Siena (2011-2012, 2012-2013academic year).

Dr. Mulargia has worked at Centro Nazionale per l'Informatica nella Pubblica Amministrazione - CNIPA (National Center for IT in the Public Sector). His activities have focused on innovation and ICT diffusion in the Public Administration. Role: researcher and consultant (2006-2008).

Dr. Mulargia has taught new media, online journalism and sociology of communication in several Master Course at CORIS Department (Master in Screenwriting and Video Game Direction; Master in Television Production; Master in Public and Institutional Communication; Master in Management, Marketing and Communication of Music).

Dr Mulargia is member of the Scientific Board of the Master in Screenwriting and Video Game Direction at the Department of Communication and Social Research (CORIS), Sapienza University of Rome.

 

Research and publications

Dr Mulargia’s research and publications are devoted to the study of the relationship between culture, technology and society, with a main focus on the role of digital media. He also studies video games, addressed from different points of view: online gamers behaviour, video games’ market dynamics, serious games for learning.

 

Selection of relevant research experiences

Smart watches, adoption(s) and appropriation(s). Funded by The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). In collaboration with the Ageing + Communication + Technologies (ACT) research group and the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) - Open University of Catalogna. Role: Associate researcher.

SHAKE networks: the role of social media in emergency communication and dissemination of seismological research. A designated Research Project of Relevant National Interest (PRIN). The project has received a grant funded by the Italian Ministry of Educationfor € 204,000 and runs from March 2014 to March 2017. Role: researcher.

Business and Gaming. Research on business, video gaming and social media. Funded by Sony Computer Entertainment Italy. Role: researcher.

Against Political Communication. Rethinking Participation in the Age of Old and New Media. Programma di Rilevante Interesse Nazionale (PRIN). It is a designated Research Project of Relevant National Interest funded by the Italian Ministry of Education. Role: researcher.

M3. MIUR Multimedia Monitor. Research project on monitoring and evaluation of the Italian teachers' Learning Program. Funded by the Italian Ministry of Education. Role: researcher.

 

Selection of recent publications

Mulargia S. (2016) Videogiochi. Effetti (sociali) speciali, Guerini e Associati, Milano

Comunello F, Fernández-Ardèvol M, Mulargia S, Belotti F (2016), Women, Youth, and Everything Else. Age-based and gendered stereotypes in relation to digital technology among elderly Italian mobile phone users, Media, Culture and Society (IF: 1.128), published online before print (20 October, 2016), doi: 10.1177/0163443716674363

Comunello F., Mulargia S., Parisi L. (2016) «The ‘proper’ way to spread ideas through social media: exploring the affordances and constraints of different social media platforms as perceived by Italian activists», in The Sociological Review, Vol. 64, DOI: 10.1111/1467-954X.12378, pp. 515–532 


Comunello F., Mulargia S., Polidoro P., Casarotti E., Lauciani V. (2015) «No Misunderstandings During Earthquakes: Elaborating and Testing a Standardized Tweet Structure for Automatic Earthquake Detection Information», in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Kristiansand, Norway, (Indexed in Scopus)

Comunello F., Mulargia S., Belotti F., Fernández-Ardèvol M. (2015). Older People’s Attitude Towards Mobile Communication in Everyday Life: Digital Literacy and Domestication Processes, in ZhouJ., Salvendy G. (a cura di)Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for Aging, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp. 439-450.

Comunello F., Mulargia S. (2014) «User-Generated Video Gaming: Little Big Planet and Participatory Cultures in Italy», in Games and Culture, 10 (1), pp. 57-80, DOI: 10.1177/1555412014557028 - Impact Factor:0.490; Ranking: Cultural Studies 16 out of 38, Communication 57 out of 79

 

Recent conference presentations

Mulargia, S., Comunello F. & Parisi L. (2016, November) Between ‘Debunking’ and ‘Echo-Chambers’ Effects. Exploring the Childhood Vaccine Controversy Among Italian Facebook Users. Paper presented at the 6th European Communication Conference (ECREA), Prague, Czech Republic.

Rosales, A., Fernández-Ardèvol, M., Comunello, F., Ferran, N. & Mulargia S. (2016, October) Adoption is a question of interests. Appropriation and domestication processes of smartwatches among adult and older adult users. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR 2016), Berlin, Germany (http://spir.aoir.org)

Comunello, F. & Mulargia, S.(2016, October) ‘No more birthday greetings on my Facebook wall, please!’ Social media platforms usage patterns, user perceptions, and idioms of practice among young Italian users. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR 2016), Berlin, Germany (http://spir.aoir.org)

Comunello, F., Mulargia, S., Belotti, F. & Fernández-Ardèvol, M. (2015, July) Older People’s Attitude Towards Mobile Communication in Everyday Life: Digital Literacy and Domestication Processes. Paper presented at the Human-Computer Interaction International Conference (HCI), Los Angeles, USA

Comunello, F., Mulargia, S. & Parisi L. (2015, June) Take connected action – Exploring the role of different social media platforms as participatory environments for protest actions. Paper presented at the Protest participation in variable communication ecologiesconference, Alghero, Italy

Comunello, F., Mulargia, S., Polidoro, P., Casarotti, E. & Lauciani, V. (2015, May) No Misunderstandings During Earthquakes: Elaborating and testing a Standardized Tweet Structure for Automatic Detection of Earthquakes. Paper presented at the International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), Kristiansand, Norvegia

Comunello, F., Fernández-Ardèvol, M., Mulargia, S. & Belotti, F. (2014, November) No country for old men?” Analyzing older people’s attitudes toward mobile communication. Paper presented at European Communication Association (ECREA), Lisbon, Portugal

Comunello, F. & Mulargia, S. (2012, October). No more birthday greetings on my Facebook wall, please. User representations of different social media platforms and their integration in everyday relational pattern. Paper presented at European Communication Association (ECREA), Istanbul, Turkey.

Comunello, F. & Mulargia, S. (2011, October). User-generated videogaming. Little Big Planet and participatory cultures. Paper presented at Internet Research 12 (IR 12), Association of Internet Researchers, Seattle, USA.

Comunello, F. & Mulargia, S. (2010, October). Networked Sociability. Exploring identity performances and new patterns of sociability in a networked world. Paper presented at 3rd ESA (European Sociological Association) Sociology of Culture Research Network mid‐term Conference, Milano, Italy.

Comunello, F. & Mulargia, S.(2009, September). Social Network Sites and the rise of Networked Individualism. Paper presented at 9 th Conference of the European Sociological Association – RN 07: Sociology of Culture – Old and New Individualisms, Lisbon, Portugal.