• Head of research
  • Eclectica - Institute for Research and Training
  • Italy
In programme
  • October 23 16:50 to 18:20
  • October 24 15:40 to 15:55
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Franca Beccaria is head of the research unit at Eclectica, Institute for research and training that she founded in 1998 in Torino. She is internationally well known as sociologist working on drinking culture, drug consumption, addiction, lifestyles and policies. She has participated at many cross-countries studies and led several research projects with about 150 publications. She has the Italian qualification of Associate professor in sociology and the position of docent at the University of Helsinki. She is vice director of the European Masters in Alcohol and Drug Studies (EMDAS) at the University of Piemonte Orientale (IT).