Daniela Festa is a jurist and social geographer. PhD degree in urban and social geography and Post-Doctoral Fellowship in social sciences (EHESS), Paris. She’s an activist and author of several articles and book contributions. Next year she’ll join an ERC project at Sciences Po, Paris on « inclusive properties », collective properties and collective housing experiences. Her main research themes are: urban processes and project; urban movements, active citizenship, urban self-organised practices . Participatory democracy and participatory budget; Urban commons; Town planning practices affecting issues of spatial justice, urban democracy, right to the city; Lawmaking bottom up process.; Action research methodology.