Sofia Cherici

Sofia Cherici is a freelance multimedia journalist and reporter. With a master’s degree in international development from Sciences Po Paris, she has worked in Libya, Tunisia, and Turkey in the humanitarian and development sectors. Born in Italy, she is specialised in social policy and social justice in Europe and the Middle East and North Africa region.


On the Outskirts: The Geography of Educational Inequality

In this photo essay, Sofia Cherici and Federico Ambrosini explore how schools and teachers can transform their surrounding community.

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Anthropogenic Venice: Surviving Life in a Lagoon

Venice‘s changing relationship with the lagoon surrounding it could herald the decline of the city and its ecosystem.

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Mirroring Bias: Online Hate Speech and Polarisation

Torrential online abuse is reproducing structural inequalities and weakening democracy.

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Promised Lands in Manfredonia: Environmental Justice Is About Democracy

A photo essay by Sofia Cherici and Federico Ambrosini tells the story of how, for one Italian town, democracy is an ongoing struggle for justice and self-determination.

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Cities as Empty Shells: Urban Tourism in a Post-Pandemic World

The pandemic traps tourist destinations between the opportunity to shift towards a more sustainable model and the pressure of economic need.

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