Davide Bertelli

Research Assistant

Davide Bertelli
Davide Bertelli left PRIO in 2020. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Research Interests

​Migration; sense of belonging; political participation; citizenship; home; voting; Italy.


  • 2019 - Master's Human Geography (University of Oslo)
  • 2015 - BA Geography and International Relations (University of Plymouth - UK)

Languages spoken

  • Italian (mother tongue); English (fluent); Norwegian (fluent); Portuguese (basic)


​The title of Davide's master thesis isSense of Belonging and Political Participation. A qualitative case study connecting migrants’ sense of belonging and political participation in Brescia, Italy (Available for download and consultation)

Davide is affiliated with the SocDyn department and Marta Bivand Erdal is his PRIO supervisor. 


The following publications are specific to the PRIO Migration Centre. A more complete list is available at www.prio.org.

All Publications

Master Thesis

Bertelli, Davide (2019) Sense of Belonging and Political Participation: A Qualitative Case Study Connecting Migrants’ Sense of Belonging and Political Participation in Brescia, Italy. MA thesis, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, Oslo.

PRIO Policy Brief

Bertelli, Davide (2019) How Do Migrants Participate Politically within Restrictive Contexts? Citizenship, Belonging, and Participation in Italy, PRIO Policy Brief, 15. Oslo: PRIO.

PRIO Paper

Kruse, Mathias; Emily Cochran Bech; Arnfinn H. Midtbøen; Per Mouritsen; Marta Bivand Erdal; Mathias Hatleskog Tjønn; Pieter Bevelander; Grete Brochmann; Davide Bertelli & Kristian Kriegbaum Jensen (2019) Citizenship, Participation and Belonging in Scandinavia: Results from a survey among young adults of diverse origins in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.