Collegium Helveticum

Veronica Pecile
Early-Career Fellow 2022–2023
Affiliate 2023–2024

Socio-legal studies
Fellowship duration
September 01, 2022–June 30, 2023
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Veronica Pecile (born 1989 in Udine, Italy) is interested in sociolegal studies, critical theory, postcolonial studies, and theories of spatio-temporality. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School and a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley. She obtained her PhD in Law and Social Sciences from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris) in 2019.

Veronica is currently working on her first book based on her doctoral thesis, tentatively titled Law, Social Movements and the Politics of the Commons: Lessons from Southern Italy. And since September 2023, she has been a resident at the Istituto Svizzero of Rome, working on a project titled Law as Material: The Making of Italian Colonies through Legal Fiction.