innovation and differences

Ongoing projects on the topics of differences, intersectionality, mobility and innovation

Cannabis regulation policies - explaining Policy Change. More information here.

Equity Standards to Access to Health and Social Services: project initiated by Antonio Chiarenza, Dagmar Domenig and Sandro Cattacin: see our conceptual article: Cattacin, Sandro, Antonio Chiarenza et Dagmar Domenig (2013). "Equity Standards for Health Care Organisations: a Theoretical Framework." Diversity and Equality in Health and Care 10(4): 249-258.

Radical Differences Facing Institutions: This collaborating project (Cattacin/Domenig with Anna Weber and Irina Radu) is about differences confronted with health care institutions. Is part of the COST-ADAPT Action. Read more about the project on the project site.

Mattmark - 50 ans plus tard: Project driven by Cattacin/Ricciardi/Baudouï on the catastrophe of Mattmark in 1965. Learn more about the project.

ch-x: Youth monitoring in Switzerland - searching for differences in political and civic engagement. More information here.

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Finished projects

Detention. Enjeux, instruments et impacts de l’intervention de la Croix-Rouge Suisse dans les centres de détention administrative. Project team: Nathalie Kakpo, Laure Kaeser et Sandro Cattacin. Results are published here.

Coming Events

Conférence VIIIP, Mercredi 26 novembre 2014 13h– 14h. Invité :Professeur Sandro Cattacin Département de sociologie de l’Université de Genève. Standards d’une santé équitable. Lieu: Consultation ambulatoire d'addictologie psychiatrique, Salle du rez de chaussée. 70, Grand-Pré – 1202 Genève.


Chimienti, Milena, David Ingleby and Sandro Cattacin (2014). "Health", in Martiniello, Marco and Jan Rath (eds). Immigrant Incorporation. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, p. 251-274.

Philibert, Anne and Sandro Cattacin (2014). Regards sociologiques et addictions. première ligne. Genève: première ligne: 4.