Beppe Caccia

graduated in Philosophy (University of Padua), received a Ph.D. in European and Euro-American Political Studies (University of Turin), and is a scholar in the History of Political Thought. He is active in Italian and European social movements, from occupied social centers, to Genoa in 2001, to Blockupy Frankfurt in 2015, and NoG20 in Hamburg 2017. He was from 1997 to 2014 a city councillor and from 2001 to 2005 the deputy mayor for Social Affairs of Venice. He has been a fellow (2016) of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung in Berlin and an advisor (2018) of Fondazione per l’Innovazione Urbana in Bologna. Since June 2018 he has been among the promoters of Mediterranea Saving Humans, an Italian civil society platform which manages a rescue ship (“Mare Jonio”) in the Central Mediterranean sea.