Adjunct Lecturer
Reception Hours: 

Prof. Leccardi meets the students every Tuesday, from 17:00 to 19:00, room 319, Department of Sociology and Social Research, Building U7, III floor. In case of changes of the timetable, a specific information will be given through the web. 

Due to the current medical emergency, the office hours for students have been suspended. However, every Tuesday, 17:00 – 19:00, it is possible to take part in a Cisco Webex virtual meeting with Prof. Leccardi at the address: https://unimib.webex.com/meet/carmen.leccardi

To this purpose it is required to install the specific Cisco Webex softwarein one’s device.


The office hours of Tuesday, December 29, are postponed to Wednesday, December 30, 2020, 17:00-19:00.

U7, Piano: III, Stanza: 319
Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi 8 - 20126 MILANO


Carmen Leccardi is professor of Cultural Sociology and director of the PhD program in Applied Sociology and Methodology of Social Research at the University of Milan-Bicocca. From 2013 to 2015  she was President of the European Sociological Association.

Has researched extensively in the field of social time, youth, gender and generations, cultural models and processes of cultural and social change. From a methodological point, she is interested in qualitative research methods, in particular hermeneutical approaches.

Among her latest books:

Un nuovo individualismo? Individualizzazione, soggettività e legame sociale (A New Individualism? Individualization, Subjectivity and Social Bonds, edited with P. Volonté), 2017, Milan: Egea; Youth, Space and Time. Agoras and Chronotopes in the Global City (edited with C. Feixa e P. Nilan), 2016, Leiden: Brill; Sociologias del tiempo, 2015, Santiago, Chile: Finis Terrae.


  • Leccardi, C., & Cahill, H. (2020). Reframing Resilience,. In J. Win, H. Cahill, D. Woodman, H. Cuervo, C. Leccardi, & J. Chesters (a cura di), Youth and the New Adulthood. Generations of Change (pp. 73-87). New York : Springer.
  • Leccardi, C. (2020). Postfazione. Uno sguardo lungimirante. In Oltre le bande
    Saggi sulle culture giovanili (pp. 127-153). Roma : DeriveApprodi.
  • Leccardi, C. (2020). A "Temporale Novel" Inspired by the Concept of Time Work. In M.G. Flaherty, Meinert L., & Dalsgård A. L. (a cura di), Time Work: Studies in Temporal Agency (pp. 209-220). BERGHAHN BOOKS : New York.
  • Wyn, J., Cahill, H., Woodman, D., Cuervo, H., Leccardi, C., & Chesters, J. (a cura di). (2020). Youth and the New Adulthood. New York : Springer.
  • Leccardi, C., & Gaspani, F. (2020). Italy. In K. Wells (a cura di), Teen Lives around the World: a Global Encyclopedia, vol, 1 (pp. 225-236). Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO.