Books / edited works

Bottà, G. (ed, 2016) Unsichtbare Landschaften: Populäre Musik und Räumlichkeit / Invisible Landscapes: Popular Music and Spatialities. Münster: Waxmann.

Bottà, G. & Härmänmaa, M. (eds.) (2010): Language and the Scientific Imagination: Proceedings of the 11th Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI), 28 July – 2 August 2008 at the University of Helsinki, Finland. Helsinki: Language Centre of the University of Helsinki.

Bottà, G. (2003, unpublished doctoral dissertation): Ich steh‘ auf Berlin! Un’Indagine sulla Città, l’Individuo ed il Testo nella Scrittura Berlinese degli Anni Novanta (Ich steh‘ auf Berlin! A Survey of City, Individual and Text in Berlin Prose of the 1990s). Milano. Libera Università di Lingue e Comunicazione IULM. 228 pp. (in Italian).

Articles in journals / contributions to books

*Bottà, G. (2016):  ‘Desperately Seeking the Place: Popular Music as Cultural Heritage in Industrial Cities.’ In: Unsichtbare Landschaften: Populäre Musik und Räumlichkeit / Invisible Landscapes: Popular Music and Spatialities, Ed. Giacomo Bottà. Münster: Waxmann, 2014.

*Bottà, G. (2015). ‘Dead industrial atmosphere: Popular music, cultural heritage and industrial cities’. Journal of Urban Cultural Studies. 2: 1.

*Bottà, G. (2014): ‘Lo spirito continua: Torino and the Collettivo Punx Anarchici’. In: Punk, politics and resistance: Fight Back! Ed. Worley, M. (Manchester: Manchester University Press).

*Bottà, G. (2013). ‘Sacredness Lost and Found in a Helsinki Suburb: Views from Maunula’s International Classes’. Deshima. Revue d’Histoire Globale des Pays du Nord. 7 (2013).

*Bottà. G. (2013): Migration in Zusammenhang mit musikalischer Sozialisation. In: Handbuch Jugend – Musik – Sozialisation, Ed. Heyer, Robert; Wachs, Sebastian & Palentien, Christian (Wiesbaden: Springer VS).

*Bottà. G. (2012): Dancing to Architecture: Popular Music, Economic Crisis and Urban Change in 1980s Industrial Europe. Serbian Architectural Journal. 1: 2012.

*Bottà. G. (2012): Articulating Punk in an Industrial City: Turin and the Collettivo Punx Anarchici in the early 1980sUnited Academics Journal of Social Sciences. 2: 12.

*Bottà. G. (2012): Sustainable Helsinki as a Reality and as a Cultural Representation. Deshima, Revue d’Histoire Globale des Pays du Nord. 5 (2011).

Bottà G. (2012): ‘Carbonara’, ‘Dirty Old Town’, ‘Halleluja’, ‘Heroes’, ‘Penny Lane’, ‘The Partisan’ and ‘Zwei kleine Italiener’ lexicon entries. Songlexikon. Online publication of the Deutsches Volskliedarchiv. Institut für internationale Popularliedforschung. Fischer, M., Grosch, N. and Hörner, F. (Eds.). (Freiburg: Deutsches Volksliedarchiv).

*Bottà, G. (2012): Berlin as urban palimpsest. In: Villes Invisibles et écritures de la modernité, Ed. Choné, Aurelie (Mulhouse: Ôrizons).

Bottà, G. (2011): Suomen Ainoa Arabialainen Ranta (Arabianranta: the Only Arabian Beach in Helsinki). In: Rikas Kulttuuri, Rakas Naapuri (Rich culture, dear neighbor), Eds. Vilkuna, A.-M., Kallio, P. & Ranta-Meyer, T. (Helsinki: Metropolia), 31- 42.

*Bottà, G. (2010): Russendisko: Berlin as Intercultural City and the New Russians. In: Perspectives on Identity, Migration, and Displacement, De Totosy Zepetnek S, I-Chun W., and Hsiao-Yu S. (Kaohsiung: National Sun Yat-sen U, Humanities and Social Sciences Series), 163 – 181.

*Bottà, G. (2010): And They’re Sitting on Thousands of Bodies! Popular Music, City and Media. In: Culture and the City, Eds. Eckardt F. & Nyström L. (Berlin: Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag), 43-54

*Bottà, G. (2009): Discotheque (headword). In: Encyclopedia of Urban Studies, Ed.  Hutchison, R. (Thousand Oaks CA: Sage), 221-223.

*Bottà, G. (2009): The City that was Creative and Did Not Know: Manchester, Pop Music and Cultural Sensibility. The European Journal of Cultural Studies 3, 349-365. Also in: Brand-building : the creative city : a critical look at current concepts and practices, Ed. Vicari Haddock, S. (Firenze: Firenze University Press), 95 – 111.

Bottà G. (2009): Ourvision: Populaarimusiikki, arki ja kulttuurienväliset kokemukset Helsingissä (Ourvision: popular music, everyday and intercultural practices in Helsinki). In: Maahanmuuttajien vapaa-aika ja kulttuuripalvelut pääkaupunkiseudulla, Ed. Joronen, T. (Helsinki: Helsingin kaupungin tietokeskus), 171-181 (in Finnish).

*Bottà, G. (2008) ‘Urban Creativity and Popular Music in Europe since the 1970ies’ in: Creative Cultural Milieus, Eds. Hessler, M. and Zimmermann, C. (Frankfurt and New York: Campus Verlag and Chicago: Chicago University Press), 285-308.

Bottà, G. (2007): Transiti Urbani. Rappresentazioni Letterarie della Mobilità a Helsinki e Berlino (Urban Transits. Literary Representations of Mobility in Helsinki and Berlin). Settentrione – Rivista di Studi Italo-Finlandesi 19, 43-51 (in Italian).

*Bottà, G. (2006): Interculturalism and New Russians in Berlin. CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 2: 8, 12 pp.

*Bottà, G. (2006): All the Way from Berlin to Helsinki: Three Modes of Urban Representation in Literature. UrbEUROPE Working Papers 2, 21 pp.

Bottà, G. and Harris, H. (2006): Urbaani Italia ja näkkymätömät kaupungit (Urban Italy and the Invisible Cities). Yhdyskuntasuunnittelu 3: 44, 52-57 (in Finnish).

Bottà, G. (2004): Concrete Jungle: Literatur og Urbanitet i Berlin efter 1989 (Concrete Jungle: Literature and Urbanity in Berlin after 1989). Manus, Institut for Kunst- og Kulturvidenskab, Københavns Universitet, Saernummer, 40-43 (In Danish).

Published contributions to academic conferences

*Bottà, G. (2010): Nordic Oddity: Putting Helsinki on the City-Break Map. In: Language and the Scientific Imagination: Proceedings of the 11th Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI), 28 July – 2 August 2008 at the University of Helsinki, Finland, Eds. Bottà, G. & Härmänmaa, M. (Helsinki: Language Centre of the University of Helsinki), 9 pp.

Bottà, G. (2007): Popular Music and Manchester: Representation, Materiality and Branding. In: Research and Activism, Ed. Del Rio, L. (Tallinn: Eesti Kunstiakadeemia), 63-67.

Bottà, G. (2007): Pop Music, Cultural Sensibilities and Places: Manchester 1976–1997. In: ESF-LiU Conference. Cities and Media: Cultural Perspectives on Urban Identities in a Mediatized World Vadstena, Sweden, 25–29 October 2006, Ed. Fornäs, J. (Linköping: Linköping University E-Press) , 121-125

Book reviews

Bottà, G. (2013): Hornberger, Barbara: Geschichte wird gemacht. Die Neue Deutsche Welle. Eine Epoche deutscher Popmusik. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann 2011, pp. 428. Lied und populäre Kultur / Song and Popular Culture 57.

Bottà, G. (2013): Rigolli, Alessandro/Scaldaferri, Nicola: Popular Music e Musica Popolare. Riflessioni ed Esperienze a Confronto. Venezia: Marsilio 2010, pp. 189, Lied und populäre Kultur / Song and Popular Culture 57.

Bottà, G (2013): Tödt, Daniel: Vom Planeten Mars. Rap in Marseille und das Imaginäre der Stadt. Wien: LIT Verlag 2011, pp. 128. Lied und populäre Kultur / Song and Popular Culture 57 (in German).

Bottà, G. (2013): Schreiber, Helge (2012) Network of Friends: Hardcore-Punk der 80er Jahre in Europa. Duisburg: Salon Alter Hammer, pp. 253. Lied und populäre Kultur / Song and Popular Culture 57 (in German).

Bottà G. (2011): Malte Friedrich: Urbane Klänge. Popmusik und Imagination der Stadt. Bielefeld: Trascript Verlag, 2010, p. 336. Lied und populäre Kultur / Song and Popular Culture 56 (in German).

Bottà, G. (2011): Cultural Capitals: Early Modern London and Paris. By Karen Newman (Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press), xi + 200 pp. $35/£22.96. The European Legacy 16: 4.

Bottà G. (2009): Sound and the City by Dietrich Helms and Thomas Phleps (2007). Lied und populäre Kultur / Song and Popular Culture 54, 442-443.

Bottà G. (2009): Cultural Diversity in the Urban Area by Ursula Hemetek and Adelaida Reyes (2006). Lied und populäre Kultur / Song and Popular Culture 54, 342-343.

Bottà G. (2007): Decline, Renewal and the City in Popular Music Culture: Beyond the Beatles by Sarah Cohen (2007). Lied und populäre Kultur / Song and Popular Culture 52, 197-199 (in German).

Bottà, G. (2003): Berlin Alexanderplatz. Yhdyskuntasuunnittelu 4: 41, 91-92.

Bottà, G. (2003): Silvia Ballestra: Il Compleanno dell’Iguana e Isabella Santacroce: Destroy. Argo. Rivista d’esplorazione (in Italian)

Publications aimed at a general audience

Bottà, G. (2014): Morrissey made me do it! Popular Music and Extremism, Coyote. February 2014.

Bottà, G. (2012): Con Due Deca. Nazione Indiana. 23.4.2012

Bottà, G. (2012): Gli Hipster e La Morte. Nazione Indiana. 20.2.2012

Bottà G. (2011): Gli hipster e la morte. Argo Rivista d’esplorazione 17, VIXI (in Italian).

Bottà G. (2011): On Scenes and Valleys: What We Learned in the 90s and Who We Are Now. In: Children Of Mercy – Tales and Teachings from the World of Independent Music. Trembant R. (ed.) (Spokane: Marquette).

Bottà, G. (2008): Scene di gioco di classe a Williamsburg e Prenzlauer Berg. Argo. Rivista d’esplorazione 14 (in Italian).

Bottà, G. (2007): L’araba fenice della storia tedesca: il nudismo. Argo. Rivista d’esplorazione 13 (in Italian).

Bottà, G. (2007): On the Dole. Argo. Rivista d’esplorazione 12 (in Italian).

Bottà, G. (2006): We Hardly Ever Sleep. Aria – Magazine for Travellers 4 (in Italian).

Bottà, G. (2006): Squared Rock Café. Aria – Magazine for Travellers 3 (in Italian).

Bottà, G. (2006): Manchster/madchester: La Follia di una Città. Argo. Rivista d’esplorazione 11 (in Italian).

Bottà, G. (2005): Book and the City. Kajahdus 3.

Bottà, G. (2002): Fascinazione per il Mito Americano in Germania negli Anni Sessanta. Argo. Rivista d’esplorazione (in Italian).

Bottà, G. (2002): A Berlino. La Nuova Scena Letteraria Tedesca e l’Impegno Politico. Argo. Rivista d’esplorazione 5 (in Italian).

(*) peer-reviewed