Enrico Petrilli

Enrico Petrilli


Postdoctoral research fellow , University of Milano-Bicocca



Enrico Petrilli is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Milan-Bicocca, where he is currently undertaking a study on the securitization of the urban night. In July 2018, he earned a doctorate degree in Applied Sociology and Methodology of Social Research from the University of Milano-Bicocca, with a dissertation concerning an ethnographic study of pleasures in electronic dance music clubs. His research interests vary from alcohol and other drugs, club culture and nightlife, qualitative methods and the insurrectionary possibilities of pleasures. He has published his first monograph in Italian: Notti tossiche – Socialità, droghe e musica elettronica per resistere attraverso il piacere (something like “Junkie Nights – Sociality, drugs and electronic dance music to resist through pleasure”).